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Android Hack Could Endanger Millions of Phones

Jul 30
Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability that could allow Android phones to be hacked with a malicious text message.

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In Tech: New Motorola Smartphones; Faster Future Memory Chip

CORPORATE | Jul 30
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.

What's in the 6-Year Senate Transportation Bill

LEGAL | By Joan Lowy | Jul 30
The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall.

Strong Home Sales, Limited Supply Lift US Home Prices in May

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jul 30
U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.

US Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

LEGAL | By Tom Krisher | Jul 30
U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems.

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Jul 30
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.

More U.S. Teens Using 'Morning After Pill'

CORPORATE | Jul 30
A report from the federal government indicates teen usage of the "morning after pill" has increased dramatically.

Android Hack Could Endanger Millions of Phones

CORPORATE | Jul 30
Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability that could allow Android phones to be hacked with a malicious text message.

Experts Warn Artificial Intelligence May Build Weapons

LEGAL | By Richard Lardner | Jul 29
According to an open letter signed by hundreds of scientists and technology experts, artificial intelligence could be used to build weapons with minds of their own. Here are five important things to know about artificial intelligence.

Spaceship Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

LEGAL | Jul 29
Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just to stay conscious.

Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

CORPORATE | By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

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