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Law school graduates taking the bar exam gather outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tech Issues Delays Bar Exam Submissions

PERSONAL TECH | By Carolyn Thompson | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Law school graduates sweated their way through the final day of their bar exams, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the answers from their computers.

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads the Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia.

Tech Sanctions Will Damage Russia if Not Lifted Quickly

PERSONAL TECH | By Laura Mills, Juergen Baetz | Jul 31
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.

Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein, right, and Dustin Moskovitz, right, at the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

Escaping Email: Inspired Vision or Hallucination?

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 31
Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago.

Did Bad Luck Doom the Dinosaurs?

SCIENCE | Jul 31
The experience of the dinosaurs shows us "that groups that have been dominant for millions and millions of years can suddenly disappear when times go bad." A study claims that a colossal case of bad luck is what ultimately lead to their downfall.

China Investigating Microsoft in Monopoly Case

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe McDonald | Jul 30
China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.

T-Mobile Deal Helps Rhapsody Hit 2M Paying Subs

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 30
Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.

Up-Close and Underwater with the Nile Crocodile

Jul 30
"That gleaming row of white teeth" was Anderson Cooper's first sign that a deadly Nile crocodile was staring right at him.

A worker assembles a vehicle on an assembly line at Ford factory in Chongqing, China.

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 30
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters and century-old companies such as Ford Motor Co. are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.

Trulia Kindle Fire .

Zillow Buying Trulia to Build Real Estate Titan

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Jul 30
Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

Asia Stocks Widen Gains Ahead of US, China Data

PERSONAL TECH | By Youkyung Lee | Jul 29
Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday with the South Korean stock market closing at a three-year high ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.

The 'Gaystation'

PS4 'Gaystation' to Be Auctioned to Benefit LGBT Refugees

VIDEO GAMES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Gaymers rejoice: there is now a new rainbow colored Playstation 4 called the "Gaystation."