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Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are about to get really real

Commentary: The way you access your phone from your car is going to change things forever, and that's great.<p>OK, I'll be honest, some of the most exciting tech of 2017 doesn't sound all that exciting on the surface. But bear with me, because it's going to be big.<p>Ready? Smartphone integration in cars …

CNN
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Japan's Toshiba fights Western Digital over chips unit sale

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics maker Toshiba is facing resistance from its U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital over Toshiba's plans to sell its computer-chip business to anyone else, and Toshiba is fighting back.<p>Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp. needs cash from such a sale to shore up its …

Western Digital

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Encourages Diversity in ASU Commencement Speech

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urged graduates to be compassionate and empathetic in a commencement address at Arizona State University.<p>“Summon …

Navy SEAL Who Died in Somalia Was Alongside, Not Behind, Local Forces

LILONGWE, Malawi — The member of the Navy SEALs who was killed last week in Somalia was moving alongside — not behind, as the Pentagon initially said — Somali security forces approaching a complex inhabited by Shabab militants when the insurgents opened fire, American military officials said on …

Report: Mexico was second deadliest country in 2016

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was the second deadliest conflict in the world last year, but it hardly registered in the international headlines.<p>As Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan dominated the news agenda, Mexico's drug wars claimed 23,000 lives during 2016 -- second only to Syria, where 50,000 people died as a result of …

Mexico

Trump Weighs Sending as Many as 5,000 More Troops to Afghanistan

The Trump administration is weighing a drastic change when it comes to Afghanistan: Whether to send as many as 5,000 more troops in the fight, a military official told NBC News.<p>Trump, however, is still deciding on a variety of options being presented to him by U.S. military leaders, senior …

Afghanistan

Want to Know How Long a Fidget Spinner Spins? Get a Laser and Some Physics

Fidget spinners are the new Rubik's Cube. Or maybe the new Tamagotchi. Or ... I don't know. Pick your fad. You see these toys, ostensibly designed to …

Physics

John Wall Is Proving He's NBA's Purest Point Guard

John Wall has a lot riding on Wednesday's Game 5 matchup with the Boston Celtics.<p>A win in that contest would give his Washington Wizards a massive 3-2 edge in the series, putting them just one home victory away from their first visit to the Eastern Conference Finals since 1979—more than 11 years …

Job openings unexpectedly tick up

Job openings in the US unexpectedly ticked up ever so slightly, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.<p>Job openings rose to 5.743 million in March, up from the prior month's downwardly revised 5.682 million.<p>Economists had forecast that job openings slipped to 5.725 million, according to …

Markets

Apple briefly became first $800 billion company this week

Apple became the first $800 billion company in history this week, as stock rose to a record high yesterday.<p>In midday trading yesterday, Apple shares rose to $153.70 per share on the Nasdaq. With 5.21 billion shares outstanding, that briefly gave Apple an historic market cap of $801.37 billion.<p>By …