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In this Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, photo, David Leung, head of sales for North America for Alco Electronics, talks about the operation at the factory in Houjie Town, Dongguan City, in the Guangdong province of China. A look inside the factory shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world: Human precision in tiny tasks, increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible thinking and perks to keep the best employees. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China

A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.'s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world — human precision in tiny tasks and increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible thinking and perks to keep the best employees. Chinese workers in ...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2011 file photo, a photographer walks past the logo of Baidu Inc., which operates China's dominant search engine, during a technology innovation conference held by the company at China's National Convention Center in Beijing, China.  China issued new regulations on Saturday, June 25, 2016 demanding search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally-ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)

China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu. Wei Zexi, a college student who died in April of a rare cancer, had written a long ...

China to regulate search results following man's death

China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally-ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu. Wei Zexi, a college student who died in April of a rare cancer, had written a long post on ...

President Barack Obama chats with guests after arriving on Air Force One at Moffett Federal Airfield, on Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Mountain View, Calif. President Obama will speak at the 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit tomorrow, Friday, June 24, 2016. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Obama: Young people need right tools to start new businesses

More than half the global population is under age 30, President Barack Obama said Friday, and it is vital to make sure they have the right tools to start new businesses. Obama addressed about 1,200 entrepreneurs and investors at an annual event, saying they can help fuel economic growth in ...

A remain supporter stops to talk to people as he walks around with his European flag across the street from the Houses of Parliament in London, Friday, June 24, 2016. Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday that he will quit as Prime Minister following a defeat in the referendum which ended with a vote for Britain to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

'Move to Gibraltar' among British Google searches after vote

The United Kingdom's historic vote to exit the European Union is dominating the conversation online as well as global headlines. Google Trends is reporting spiking searches in the United Kingdom for "getting an Irish passport" and "move to Gibraltar," the British territory on the south coast of Spain. Google also ...

Tech company Twilio nearly doubles in stock market debut

Twilio shares nearly doubled in their first day of trading Thursday, after the technology company raised $150 million in its initial public offering. The San Francisco company makes software that helps companies communicate with their customers through text messages, phone notifications and in other ways. Cab hailing app Uber, for ...

FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Peter Koerber, a pilot and air tactical officer with the U.S. Forest Service, talks about the hazards of flying drones over wildfire areas during a news conference in Redding, Calif. The U.S. Department of the Interior says it's working with drone makers and mapping companies to create a system allowing smartphones to quickly update no-fly zones at wildfires.  (Damon Arthur/The Record Searchlight via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

Agency enlists high-tech help keeping drones from wildfires

When Brian Cresto and his fellow firefighters fly toward a wildfire at just a few hundred feet off the ground, he's scouting for the best spot for them to land when they parachute down. Lately, he's also been keeping an eye out for hobby drones that could take out their ...

CHILE OUT - NO PUBLICAR EN CHILE - A worker from the U.S. South Pole Amundsen-Scott station arrives at a clinic in Punta Arenas, Chile, on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.  A small plane with two sick U.S. workers arrived safely in Chile after leaving Antarctica in a daring rescue mission from the remote South Pole research station, officials said. (AP Photo/Joel Estay)

Daring flight removes 2 sick workers from South Pole station

  Two people who fell ill while working at the U.S. research station at the South Pole have been evacuated by a small plane that made the daring rescue flight in Antarctica's harsh winter. The National Science Foundation said the two workers arrived safely late Wednesday in Punta Arenas, the ...

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014, file photo, a Maserati Ghibli S Q4 is displayed during the media preview of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago. Fiat Chrysler is adding 13,000 Maseratis to a recall of vehicles with confusing gear shifters like one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. The company said Thursday, June 23, 2016, it's adding 2014 and 2015 Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans to the recall under pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (AP photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Fiat Chrysler adds Maseratis to transmission recall

Fiat Chrysler is adding 13,000 Maseratis to a recall of vehicles with confusing gear shifters like one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. The company says it's adding 2014 and 2015 Quattroporte and Ghibli (GIB-lee) sedans to the recall under pressure from the National ...

FILE- This June 9, 2014, file photo shows the Instagram app on an iPhone posed for a photo in New York. Instagram announced Wednesday, June 22, 2016, that it plans to add a translation button to the app in "the coming month." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Instagram to allow users to translate posts with button

Instagram is aiming to increase interaction with users across the globe through a new translation button it plans to roll out in the next month. The photo sharing app says the button will appear on feed stories and profile bios written in languages different from the language a user's phone ...

Julian Brown smiles while wearing Google Glass glasses and talking with Jena Daniels, a clinical research coordinator at The Wall Lab in Stanford, Calif., Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Like many autistic children, Brown, 10, has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. Now Brown is getting help from "autism glass" - an experimental device that records and analyzes faces in real time and alerts him to the emotions they're expressing. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?

Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. Now the 10-year-old San Jose boy is getting help from "autism glass" — an experimental device that records and analyzes faces in real time and alerts ...

In this August 2015 photo, a diver with the XL Catlin Seaview Survey photographs coral reefs in Hawaii. As the urgency to save the world’s coral reefs increases, scientists using facial recognition technology and 360 degree underwater photos have announced the development of new software that allows them to pull comprehensive scientific data from their vast archive of digital images. (XL Catlin Seaview Survey via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

APNewsBreak New technology speeds massive coral reef survey

Scientists using facial recognition technology and 360-degree underwater photos said Wednesday they have developed new software to quickly assess coral bleaching and other damage to the world's imperiled reefs. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials say the technology will provide an unmatched resource for assessing the growing problem. Researchers at ...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, a driver displaying Lyft and Uber stickers on his front windshield drops off a customer in downtown Los Angeles. Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities could come down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a growing number of state and local governments want ride-hailing drivers to undergo fingerprint background checks. Uber and its chief rival, Lyft, have fought those checks, contending their own method of vetting drivers is just as safe. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Uber, Lyft battle governments over driver fingerprint checks

Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities is coming down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a number of state and local officials have proposed fingerprint background checks for ride-hailing drivers — often with the support ...

In this photo taken Feb. 17, 2016, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, center speaks via video conference to people in the Johns Hopkins University auditorium in Baltimore. The Senate on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a victory for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a National Security Agency contractor's revelations forced changes in how the communications of Americans are monitored.  (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)

Senate blocks access to online data without warrant

The Senate on Wednesday blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a victory for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a National Security Agency contractor's revelations forced changes in how the communications of Americans are monitored. After the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, ...

FILE - In this June 13, 2016 file photo, members of the media attend a briefing at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles where Microsoft unveiled a new, slimmer version of the video game console coming later this year and a more powerful one that's due in 2017. At last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the video game industry teased a future where Xboxes and PlayStations are updated almost as frequently as smartphones. The move to release more consoles with varying features may mark the end of the traditional console cycle era, the decades-old tradition of brand-new systems coming out every seven or so years.(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

A new vision for video game consoles

The next generation of console gaming is coming — or is it? At last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the video game industry forecast a future where Xboxes and PlayStations are updated almost as frequently as smartphones. The move to release more consoles with varying features may mark the end of ...

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