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NHTSA launches online search tool on auto recalls

Car owners and buyers will be able to look up whether a vehicle has been recalled and fixed under a new federal program launched Wednesday.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed an online search tool where drivers can ...

Tech Q&A: Firefox slow? Don't blame your PC

Q: I use the Mozilla Firefox browser on an older desktop PC. Lately I've noticed that the browser has been slowing down when it loads Web pages. Do I need to run a program to clean malicious software from my PC?

--Dan Fabeck, Minneapolis

A: No, ...

Ballmer's sole role at Microsoft now is investor

By stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors Tuesday, Steve Ballmer shed the last of his management ties to the company, ending one of the most lucrative but ultimately mixed leadership runs in corporate America.

Ballmer sent a letter ...

Giant tablets aimed at families

Costing a little more than an iPad but standing more than twice as tall, a new pair of giant tablets wants families to share cozier group experiences with technology.

The idea is to prop up Fuhu's 20-inch or 24-inch Nabi Big Tab HD on the floor ...

Lawmakers to re-examine tough inversion issue

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers are expected to return from their August recess with proposals to close a loophole that allows companies like Pennsylvania's Mylan Pharmaceuticals to avoid paying Uncle Sam by acquiring foreign competitors and ...

Kickstarter streamer debuts on high note

For a colorful little music streamer with 17 sides (at last count) and a bust-out Kickstarter funding campaign, the Rocki Play isn't that complicated.

It streams music from a smartphone, tablet or computer to a traditional speaker system, just ...