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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players.
The Street: For Chipotle, its early release of an Apple Watch app marks a change of pace in terms of how quickly it has embraced new technology. Embracing tech innovation should make its notoriously long lines during lunch and dinner move more quickly and prevent customers from leaving before ordering.
The Street: CBS may soon announce a start date for its Showtime streaming-only service, following similar offerings from Time Warner's HBO NOW and satellite-TV operator Dish Network's Sling TV as well as Netflix's aggressive expansion into producing and acquiring original content.
Lots of fun,user-luring tech should help make the learning easy at the soon popping Philadelphia Science Festival.
NEW YORK (AP) - Breaking up the cable-TV bundle won't be easy.
US-USA-GOOGLE-WIRELESS:Google rolls out new U.S. wireless service
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is trying to shake up the wireless phone industry with a low-priced service designed to pressure major carriers into making it more affordable for people to get online and use Google's services.
Cylance disclosed that it had found a devastating vulnerability in an Internet router in use at 8 of the world’s top 10 hotel chains. Not only may it cough up your details; in some cases, the router is directly interfaced with the hotel’s billing, room keys and in-room temperature.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.
NEW YORK (AP) - Technology startups and New York authorities will get each other's input on dealing with regulations under an initiative the state attorney general and New York City's chief lawyer announced Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.
NEW YORK (AP) - What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a story April 23 about Amazon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that its quarterly revenues came in below analysts' estimates. They came in above analysts' estimates.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players.
NEW YORK (AP) - Even though Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.