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AT&T aims to break from streaming crowd with Time Warner

LOS ANGELES AT&T is betting its purchase of Time Warner Inc will give the company an edge in winning subscribers for its live internet television package, a new front in media that is about to become crowded by technology players.

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GM's OnStar, IBM's Watson combine to market brands to drivers

SAN FRANCISCO General Motors Co and International Business Machines Corp on Tuesday said they would combine IBM's artificial intelligence software Watson with the carmaker's OnStar system in order to market services to drivers in their vehicles.

Oct 25 2016

China's Xiongmai to recall up to 10,000 webcams after hack

HONG KONG/BOSTON Up to 10,000 webcams will be recalled in the aftermath of a cyber attack that blocked access last week to some of the world's biggest websites, Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co told Reuters on Tuesday.

Cybersecurity Oct 25 2016

Lighten up: tech firms take on economy-class flight challenge

SINGAPORE Some start-ups are taking on one of air travel's last undisrupted bastions - the economy-class cabin. While first and business class travelers have long enjoyed comfort upgrades, there's been less attention to innovation at the rear of the plane. "We want to make travel memorable and comfortable for all of us, not just the top 1 percent," Alireza Yaghoubi, founder of Singapore-based AirGo, told a recent start-up conference to pitch his superlight economy-class seat. H

Aerospace & Defense Oct 25 2016

'Siri, catch market cheats': Wall Street watchdogs turn to A.I.

NEW YORK Artificial intelligence programs have beaten chess masters and TV quiz show champions. Next up: stock market cheats.

Oct 25 2016

Yahoo scanning order unlikely to be made public: sources

WASHINGTON Obama administration officials briefed key congressional staffers last week about a secret court order to Yahoo Inc that prompted it to search all users’ incoming emails for a still undisclosed digital signature, but they remain reluctant to discuss the unusual case with a broader audience.

Election 2016, Politics Oct 25 2016