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BERLIN (AP) — The mountain of refrigerators, cellphones, TV sets and other electrical waste disposed of annually worldwide is forecast to grow by a third by 2017, according to a U.N. study released Sunday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A casino owner-turned-commercial developer is asking $7.85 million to sell a Las Vegas home, and he's willing to accept the online currency bitcoin for the deal.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Government regulators in Canada are poised to open a formal investigation into whether Google is abusing its dominance of the Internet search market to stifle competition and drive up digital advertising prices.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. said Friday that it has made live local TV station signals available on its TWC TV app in Los Angeles and San Diego, taking one further step toward fulfilling the industry's promise of making TV programming available on multiple devices.
Five weeks after Twitter's IPO, the social media company's shares hit their highest point yet on optimism about ad spending trends.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Qualcomm says that long-time executive Steve Mollenkopf will become its CEO in March.
BANGKOK (AP) — For years, protesters in Thailand have used social media to organize rallies. Now they're taking smartphones to a new level.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travelers: getting socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars in unexpected roaming charges for using cellphones away from home.
NEWS: Adobe Systems Inc., the maker of Photoshop software, reported Thursday that its fiscal fourth-quarter profit shrank as its shift to cloud-based software cuts into profitability. Its forecast fell short of Wall Street expectations, but subscribers grew, helping lift shares in extended trading.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Governors in 16 states unveiled a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project Thursday that they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures — an ambitious effort that's winning praise from conservationists and the energy industry.