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  1. Paul Ryan defends tax breaks for Foxconn at town hall

    08.22 / 05:42 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following the white supremacist march in Virginia, even though he … Click to Continue…
  2. The Latest: Ryan defends tax breaks for Taiwan company

    08.22 / 03:39 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The Latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan town hall (all times local): 9:30 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says Foxconn Technology Group's plan to construct a factory in his southeastern … Click to Continue…
  3. Kentucky police: 2 women watching eclipse hit by car, 1 dead

    08.21 / 23:34 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Authorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in a Kentucky town were struck by a car and one has died. State Police Trooper Jody Sims … Click to Continue…
  4. South Dakota teenage driver rescued after truck-train crash

    08.21 / 23:34 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    A teenage boy from central South Dakota who was trapped after the truck he was driving crashed into a train is alive thanks to four men. The 16-year-old was driving … Click to Continue…
  5. Autonomous helicopter makes appearance at aviation event

    08.21 / 21:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Sikorsky's Autonomy Research Aircraft, a helicopter known as SARA that was a draw at last year's National Aviation Day Open House and Tour, made an appearance at the event again … Click to Continue…
  6. NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden '18 competition

    08.21 / 21:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl — if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18." Electronic Arts and the NFL … Click to Continue »…
  7. Interns pitch entrepreneurship at summer nonprofit program

    08.21 / 21:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    For about 10 minutes, three entrepreneurs rattled off details of their plan to sell refugee-made tote bags in the digital marketplace. Initial designs would take two to three months to … Click to Continue…
  8. Business Highlights

    08.21 / 21:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    ___ China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit BEIJING (AP) — Spokespeople for Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid to … Click to Continue »…
  9. AP Sources: GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO search

    08.21 / 20:24 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt is among the finalists being considered to run ride-hailing company Uber, but there's no clear consensus on Uber's board about a front-runner, two people … Click to Continue…
  10. The Latest: Eclipse moves through Wyoming, drawing thousands

    08.21 / 20:24 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing Wyoming (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Just as quickly as the total solar eclipse ended in Wyoming, thousands of vehicles have hit … Click to Continue…
  11. Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

    08.21 / 19:22 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending Google's tradition of naming each version after a sweet … Click to Continue…
  12. Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers

    08.21 / 18:18 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of millions of people, including email spam filters and … Click to Continue…
  13. Walmart expands grocery service with Uber to 2 more markets

    08.21 / 18:18 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Walmart is expanding its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing service Uber to two more markets — Dallas and Orlando, Florida. The world's largest retailer had launched a pilot grocery service … Click to Continue »…
  14. Andrew Ng hates paranoid androids, and other fun facts

    08.21 / 18:18 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    What does artificial intelligence researcher Andrew Ng have in common with a "very depressed robot" from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"? Both have huge brains. Here are some fun … Click to Continue…
  15. Halt ordered on study of health threat from surface mines

    08.21 / 17:23 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Federal mining regulators have told the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to halt their study of the health risks for people living near Appalachian surface coal mines. The … Click to Continue…
  16. Get Started: FBI warns of spreading W-2 email theft scheme

    08.21 / 17:23 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    W-2 SCAM The IRS is warning businesses about a sharp increase in email phishing scams involving employees' W-2 forms — scams that can put staffers' Social Security numbers and other … Click to Continue »…
  17. NFL signs 3-year deal to stream games in China

    08.21 / 14:12 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The NFL has signed a three-year deal to make its games available through digital streaming in China. Tencent Sports announced on Monday that it has partnered with the league to … Click to Continue…
  18. Beth Lindstrom, former Romney aide, to challenge Sen. Warren

    08.21 / 13:07 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Another Massachusetts Republican is stepping up to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Beth Lindstrom, who served in the administration of former Republican Gov. Mitt Romney, said in a video … Click to Continue…
  19. Hudson Valley city installs gunshot detection system

    08.21 / 10:00 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    A Hudson Valley city trying to cut down on gun violence has installed a high-tech system to quickly detect the source of gunshots. Newburgh this month went live with a … Click to Continue…
  20. UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously

    08.21 / 09:00 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    British prosecutors have promised to vigorously prosecute hate crimes committed on social media. The new guidelines issued Monday outline a tough stance on cyber hate attacks on the basis of … Click to Continue…