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Study Shows Spike in Illnesses When Sleep Suffers

Sep 2
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold.

Google Refines Logo as it Prepares to Join Alphabet

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 2
Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.

Court Sides with Uber Drivers to Expand Case Over Pay

By Sudhin Thanawala | Sep 2
A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.

Google Tries to Woo iPhone Owners with Android Watch App

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 1
Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.

Samsung Unveils Circular Smartwatch, but are Apps Available?

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 1
Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it's unknown how many apps will be available for it.

Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.

At A Virtual Reality Expo, VR Comes in Many Forms

By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 30
At the third annual VRLA, a gathering of VR creators and enthusiasts in Southern California, the immersive technology transported more than 2,000 attendees to other countries, worlds and dimensions.

Scientists, Tribe Study Shrinking Washington State Glacier

By Phuong Le | Aug 30
The shrinking glaciers here mirror what is happening around the U.S. and worldwide: As the planet warms, glaciers are losing volume, some faster than others.

Pentagon Funding New High-Tech Venture

By Lolita C. Baldor | Aug 29
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.

AP Sues Over Access to FBI Records Involving Fake News Story

By Michael Biesecker | Aug 29
The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software on a suspect's computer.

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