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Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel

JERUSALEM - Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work.

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Britain's M&S to expand free 'click & collect' service

LONDON - British retailer Marks & Spencer is expanding its free "click & collect" service to more than 100 of its Simply Food franchise stores, just days after rival John Lewis [JLP.UL] said it planned to start charging customers.

11:06am EDT

'Pearl Harbor' trends on Twitter after U.S. soccer victory over Japan

- The Twitterverse lit up with references to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after the 5-2 U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup championship match but other Twitter users called those comments offensive.

Sports, U.S., Twitter 10:29am EDT

Teaching old dogs new tricks with 'smart harness'

North Carolina State University researchers have developed new technology designed to improve communication between dogs and humans. | Video

Science, 12:25pm EDT

Investors lower Samsung Electronics second-quarter expectations amid S6 doubts

SEOUL - Doubts over the sales prospects of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new flagship smartphones are damping expectations of a rapid turnaround for the South Korean giant, even though profit likely continues to recover from last year's troughs.

05 Jul 2015

Surveillance software maker Hacking Team gets taste of its own medicine

FRANKFURT - Italy's Hacking Team, which makes surveillance software used by governments to police the web, appeared to be the victim of hacking on a grand scale itself on Monday.

8:26am EDT