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Texas A&M spending $150 million for new research campus

The Texas A&M University System is developing a new research and development campus near its flagship College Station campus to focus on evolving technologies like driverless cars, robotics and materials to fix the country's eroding infrastructure and train people how to use them.

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US stocks rise as some tech companies recover

U.S. stock indexes moved solidly higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of last week's steep declines. Recently battered technology stocks such as Amazon.com and Microsoft all posted gains, helping end a seven-day losing streak in the Nasdaq composite.

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AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties. Its origins have long been a mystery — though an Australian man long rumored to have ties to bitcoin has come forward claiming to be its creator.

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Some of the gun safety features over time

Daytona Beach, Florida-based iGun Technology Corp. has been developing a "smart gun," a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun.

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Canadian prime minister Trudeau geeks out over quantum computing

A journalist jokingly asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to explain quantum computing during his visit to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. He called the bluff with a spot-on explanation. Video of his reply went viral.
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Canadian prime minister Trudeau geeks out over quantum computing 01:09

Canadian prime minister Trudeau geeks out over quantum computing

Apple's Tim Cook introduces new iPhone, iPad 01:23

Apple's Tim Cook introduces new iPhone, iPad

Sky cam: The view from a racing drone 02:49

Sky cam: The view from a racing drone

Drone races: Father versus son 02:20

Drone races: Father versus son