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Google unveils two new smartphones as tech market pushes iPhone alternatives

TORONTO Google is adding two new smartphones to the growing number of iPhone alternatives scheduled to hit shelves before the start of the busy holiday shopping season.

Both the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were unveiled by Google on Tuesday, with the technology giant saying they are the first smartphones to use “Marshmallow,” Android’s latest update of its operating system.

Robot revolution transforms China’s factories as part of Beijing’s economic overhaul

SHENZHEN, China In China’s factories, the robots are rising.

For decades, manufacturers employed waves of young migrant workers from China’s countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country’s economic ascent.

Scientists use submersibles to try to explore wreck of sunken German U-boat off Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Scientists are using submersibles to try to explore a sunken German U-boat 7 miles off the Rhode Island coast.

They’re streaming the attempts online as they work to learn more about how shipwrecks affect the environment.