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Apple Adds to Qualcomm’s Troubles, Filing Lawsuit Over Rebates

By QUENTIN HARDY January 20, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — By mastering some tough computer chip technology and then pulling off an audacious business strategy based on selling its smartphone knowledge, Qualcomm has made billions of dollars and seized influence in the tech industry. Some days that is a real drag. On Friday, ...

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Why Japan’s 6.9 Quake Wasn’t 2011 All Over Again

Sequels rarely live up to the original. And thank goodness for that. Yesterday, a 6.9 earthquake shook the coast of Japan almost exactly where a 9.1 quake hit nearly 6 years ago. Japan is fortified against quakes and tsunamis. But the 2011 quake was so powerful it generated 30 to ...

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Don’t Get Shaken Up Over California’s Newly Discovered Fault

People aren’t doodling sea monsters over blank spots on the map anymore, but that doesn’t mean scientists have Earth all figured out. Plenty of geological features have yet to be discovered and understood—especially where things get watery, or subterranean, or both. Case in point: a team of seismologists recently discovered ...

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United States Criticizes Israel Over West Bank Settlement Plan

By MARK LANDLER October 5, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday castigated the Israeli government for approving plans to create a new Jewish settlement on the West Bank, three weeks after it signed a lucrative military aid package with the United States and just as President Obama was traveling to ...

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United States Takes 5-3 Lead Over Europe in Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. — The Americans were the morning people on Friday, the opening day of the Ryder Cup. There were fist bumps and birdies by the bunch, punctuated by a thunderous chant of “Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!” from the gallery at the 16th green after the Americans won all four of ...

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Rags, Tea and Advice as Syrians Fret Over Cease-Fire

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The weeklong vacation for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha is nearing an end, and the partial cease-fire that began on Monday night is showing signs of fraying. In the rebel-held eastern section of Aleppo, Abdelkafi al-Hamdo, a teacher and antigovernment activist, enjoyed the sunset Thursday with ...

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