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Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations.

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Falcon rocket explosion leaves SpaceX launch schedule in tatters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla - SpaceX on Monday was searching for what destroyed its Falcon 9 rocket after liftoff over the weekend, leaving customers still loyal but unsure when their satellites might fly.

Science, 29 Jun 2015

Exclusive: Amazon looks to offer loans to sellers in China, seven other countries

CHICAGO - Inc will start a business loan program for small sellers in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and is looking to launch it this year in seven more countries including China.

China 29 Jun 2015

U.S. Office of Personnel Management to suspend IT system after hack

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said on Monday it would temporarily suspend a program it uses to complete background investigations, following a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans.

Politics, 29 Jun 2015

Exclusive: U.S. should spurn Russia rocket engines despite SpaceX failure - McCain

WASHINGTON - The failure of a SpaceX rocket over Florida on Sunday should not lead U.S. officials back to Russia to look for a rocket engine that can get military equipment into space, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Monday.

Science, Russia 29 Jun 2015

Google to alert drivers to railroad crossings using U.S. data

WASHINGTON - Google will add audio and visual alerts to warn drivers about upcoming railroad crossings on Google's navigation system, the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration announced on Monday. | Video

29 Jun 2015