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Volvo cars become road maintenance probes

In a pilot project announced by Volvo, its cars will communicate slippery conditions to road maintenance authorities.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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HP pays $108M to settle US probes into foreign bribes

The tech giant's subsidiaries in Russia, Poland, and Mexico paid bribes to officials to secure lucrative government contracts, federal investigators allege.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Italy probes alleged Apple tax fraud

The iPhone and iPad maker is accused of hiding more than $1.3 billion from the European country's taxman, according to reports.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Justice Dept. probes alleged sales of Dell computers to Syria

The computer maker says in an SEC filing that it has been cooperating with investigation since June.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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South Korea probes 'massive' cyberattack

An online attack by a group called "Whois Team" downed servers at TV broadcasters and banks. Police are investigating the incident amid speculation North Korea may be involved.

By Mar. 20, 2013

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New nanoneedle technique probes inner workings of human skin

Researchers in the U.K. say that by combining a nanoneedle with atomic force microscopy, they can now perform a mechanical scan of the thin top layer of our skin to better understand its biomechanics.

By Jun. 13, 2013

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Microsoft probes Windows Phone 8 reboot weirdness

Some Windows Phone 8 users are experiencing spontaneous reboots and email sync problems. Microsoft executives say they're investigating.

By Nov. 19, 2012

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Google reveals two international probes

According to The Wall Street Journal, the search giant is facing inquiries in Argentina and South Korea. Both are open and ongoing, and Google said it is cooperating with authorities.

By Apr. 27, 2012

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Space probes: Pushing the envelope (images)

The world's largest Earth observation satellite celebrates a birthday, but it's just part of an ever-growing flotilla of probes sent into space

15 Images By Mar. 1, 2012

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As planned, moon probes crash into crater rim to end mission

With their scientific mission complete, two small NASA probes crash into a remote crater wall, bringing a year of gravity mapping to an abrupt end.

By Dec. 17, 2012