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There were lots of angry people who were $100 lighter after watching Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s (left) victory Saturday night over Manny Pacquiao. (Associated Press)

Periscope chief: Live-streaming app not about piracy

- The Washington Times

The co-founder of Periscope Inc. said the new live videostreaming app is “unequivocally” opposed to pirating after the company faced complaints that users were effectively stealing and instantly re-broadcasting video of the recent Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match on pay-per-view.

Freightliner unveils its Inspiration self-driving truck during an event at the Hoover Dam Tuesday, May 5, 2015, near Boulder City, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels

- Associated Press

Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck maker believes that automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars are cruising around the suburbs.

Joseph Offutt, left, and Raheem Peters hold a sign and a U.S. flag across the street from the Curtis Culwell Center, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Garland, Texas. A man, whose social media presence was being scrutinized by federal authorities, was one of two suspects killed in the Sunday shooting at this location that hosted a cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Gunman’s Twitter hashtag hinted at Texas plot

- Associated Press

About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: “May Allah accept us as mujahideen,” or holy warriors.

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ACLU of Delaware sues over sex offender GPS law

Associated Press

The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware has filed a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring high-risk sex offenders on probation to wear a GPS monitor and pay a daily charge.

incentives to improve Montana broadband to cease this summer

- Associated Press

In the state with some of the slowest broadband speeds in the nation, Montana lawmakers refused this year to pick up where federal stimulus programs are leaving off in funding improvements to the state's Internet, phone and cable services.

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, Republican state Sen. Sam Blakeslee, of San Luis Obisp, right, confers with Sen. Mark Wyland, R- Solana Beach, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.  Blakeslee and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom have teamed up with computer scientists at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on a web-based video search engine that they hope will democratize government by using the latest in voice- and face-recognition software to allow people to see, hear and read what their representatives are doing in the state capital. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Newsom, Blakeslee unveil digital tool on government meetings

- Associated Press

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee have teamed up with computer scientists to create a video search engine that they say will lift the shroud on government by allowing people to see, read and share what their representatives are doing in the state Capitol.

Kansas couple to change pleas in assisted living fraud case

Associated Press

An information systems director at a Wichita company and his ex-wife are expected to enter new pleas this month to charges accusing them of stealing more than $1.5 million from the company, which owns assisted living centers in Kansas and Missouri.

A utility worker passes a fire, at left, burning in a manhole in New York on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. An explosion in the manhole near Penn Station in midtown Manhattan snarled traffic in the area. Fire officials say there were no injuries. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Manhole explodes by New York's Penn Station; hotel evacuated

Associated Press

A manhole explosion near New York City's Penn Station has led to the evacuations of a hotel and the studios of Al Jazeera America. It also has snarled traffic and affected area phone, Internet and cable service.

FILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, a worker rides a bike on Google's campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs

- Associated Press

Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.

This handout photo provided by Daniel A. Fletcher shows a Cellscope being used in an outdoor setting. Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites _ by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world. In the newest work, University of California, Berkeley, researchers used a smartphone-run video microscope to target a challenge in parts of Central Africa _ some devastating infections caused by tiny parasitic worms. (Daniel A. Fletcher, UC Berkeley via AP)

Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood

- Associated Press

Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites - by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.

Karen Kaiser, general counsel at The Associated Press, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, before the Senate Judiciary hearing on open records laws. Kaiser testified that despite promises of greater transparency by the Obama administration, most agencies are not abiding by their legal obligations under open records laws. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

- Associated Press

A high-ranking State Department official said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a private email server as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did.

Fries at the doorstep: Fast-food pushes into delivery

- Associated Press

On the same day McDonald's said it would begin testing delivery in New York, an order placed for two cheeseburgers, two large fries and a vanilla shake took about a half-hour to arrive at The Associated Press headquarters.