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German carmakers buy Nokia maps to fend off digital rivals

FRANKFURT - German carmakers BMW , Audi and Mercedes , will pay around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to buy Nokia's maps business, beating out high-tech rivals for location services seen as key to the future of self-driving cars. | Video

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China to restrict drone, supercomputer exports

BEIJING - China will restrict the export of drones and supercomputers from Aug. 15 to help protect national security out of fears such equipment could fall into the hands of militant groups, state news agency Xinhua said on Monday.

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Hackers take down part of German federal prosecutor's website

BERLIN - Hackers blocked part of the German federal prosecutor's office, a spokeswoman said on Monday, but she could not give any details about the scope of the attack or the possible perpetrators.

Cybersecurity 9:55am EDT

AT&T to bundle wireless service with DirecTV's pay-TV offerings

- The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc said it will bundle its wireless service with DirecTV's pay-TV offerings after the $48.5 billion deal was approved last month.

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Samsung Electronics to create fund for cancer-stricken workers, safety

SEOUL - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will create a 100 billion won ($85.8 million) fund to compensate cancer-stricken workers and their families, and for efforts to prevention such diseases at its chip and display factories.

Health, 6:35am EDT

Brain training app could help people with schizophrenia

LONDON - A "brain training" iPad game developed in Britain may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at home and at work, researchers said on Monday.

Health 8:16am EDT