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SolarCity, an installer, to buy panel-maker Silevo

(AP) — SolarCity, one of the nation's largest installers of rooftop solar systems, is buying Silveo, a solar panel manufacturer.

Tech giants seek to halt overseas snooping by US

(AP) — Microsoft and four other large American technology companies are using a New York court case to try to stop the U.S. government from accessing data stored outside the United States.

DreamWorks mixing faves, newbies in YouTube debut

(AP) — When AwesomenessTV launched as a YouTube channel two years ago, it was a bet by veteran TV and movie producer Brian Robbins on the ability of teen and tween audiences to find videos they love to watch online.

Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54 


(AP) — Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego's most beloved athletes, died of cancer Monday. He was 54.

Egypt asks YouTube to remove video of sex assault

(AP) — Egypt has asked YouTube to remove a video of a woman being sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square during a rally supporting the country's newly elected president.

Roku CEO discusses state of Internet video

(AP) — If Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is the star of the Internet video-streaming phenomenon, then Roku CEO Anthony Wood is the best supporting actor.

California girl on ventilator getting diploma

(AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery says she will receive an honorary diploma during her school's eighth grade graduation.

California migrant kids shelter could soon fill 


(AP) — The converted warehouse on a Southern California military base that once housed sailors preparing to deploy overseas is now plastered with posters of X-Men and Green Lantern and filled with migrant teens eating applesauce and chatting about World Cup soccer.

Boston, LA, SF and DC in running for 2024 Games 


(AP) — Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

AP Source: Donald Sterling hires investigators 


(AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 other owners, said a person familiar with Sterling's legal strategy.