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  • EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal

    EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:46:24 GMT
    The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
    The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
  • Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

    Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:46:19 GMT
    Samsung Electronics Co. says it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone.
    Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.
  • US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

    US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:26:20 GMT
    Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
    Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
  • Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

    Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:15:00 GMT
    Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
    University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
  • Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

    Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-26 22:53:47 GMT
    The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con.
    The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con.
  • Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

    Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:16:48 GMT
    Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers.
    Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers.
  • Lyft says it's starting New York City service

    Lyft says it's starting New York City service

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:33:17 GMT
    The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft says it is starting limited service in New York City after reaching agreement with state and city officials to resolve regulatory issues.
    The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft says it is starting limited service in New York City after reaching agreement with state and city officials to resolve regulatory issues.
  • BSkyB to create multinational European TV network

    BSkyB to create multinational European TV network

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:34:38 GMT
    London-based satellite broadcaster BSkyB has announced agreements to purchase Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.
    London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving...
  • Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:32:03 GMT
    A government newspaper says Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly.
    Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, a government newspaper reported Friday.
  • Baidu profit up 34 percent as mobile service grows

    Baidu profit up 34 percent as mobile service grows

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:02:26 GMT
    Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, says its quarterly profit rose 34 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
    Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit rose 34 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
  • Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

    Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:24:36 GMT
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported a bigger loss in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.
    Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a deeper-than-expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.
  • Nokia sees brighter future without handset unit

    Nokia sees brighter future without handset unit

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:14:38 GMT
    Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says second-quarter profit rose 20 percent to 213 million euros ($285 million) on the back of improved profitability of its key networks unit.
    There is life after mobile phones for Nokia.
  • LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled

    LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:02:12 GMT
    LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit more than doubled as its mobile division ended three quarters of losses.
    LG Electronics Inc. reported a forecast-beating quarterly profit Thursday and gave an upbeat outlook for smartphone profitability as its mobile division ended a streak of losses.
  • European Central Bank hit by data theft

    European Central Bank hit by data theft

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:52:19 GMT
    The European Central Bank says contact data have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it's stressing that no internal systems or market-sensitive data were compromised.
    The European Central Bank said Thursday that email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it stressed that no internal systems or market-sensitive...
  • NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:12:27 GMT
    A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.
    Some of the hottest tickets in town - to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game - were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than...
  • Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

    Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:44:26 GMT
    AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.
    AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.
  • Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:44:23 GMT
    Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
    Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
  • Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:26:17 GMT
    Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
    Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.
  • 4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

    4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:54:58 GMT
    Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, pop-culture fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
    Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
  • Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

    Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:02 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:02:47 GMT
    LG Display Co. says its earnings for the April-June quarter more than doubled thanks to improved demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.
    LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.
  • AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:23:50 GMT
    A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.
    Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said Tuesday.
  • Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops Street

    Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops Street

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:51:06 GMT
    Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that came in below analyst expectations, as it took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April.
    Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units - Nokia phones and Bing...
  • Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

    Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:21:43 GMT
    Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
    Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
  • LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M

    LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:53:58 GMT
    LinkedIn says it is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals.
    LinkedIn Corp. is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals.
  • Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:22:04 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution is getting a splash of pop culture, thanks to a flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
    The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
  • Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

    Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:54:13 GMT
    Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving...
    Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving image-recognition...
  • Protect yourself from identity theft

    Protect yourself from identity theft

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:32:35 GMT
    It's an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers' credit and debit card information. The nonprofit agency,...
    It's an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers' credit and debit card information. The nonprofit agency, which...
  • Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

    Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:50:30 GMT
    Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.
    Comcast's second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace and video subscriber losses moderated.
  • Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach

    Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:20:49 GMT
    Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.
    Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.
  • Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:03:52 GMT
    Verizon is reporting that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after securing full ownership of Verizon Wireless.
    Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.
  • Yahoo buying app and analytics company Flurry

    Yahoo buying app and analytics company Flurry

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:21:48 GMT
    Yahoo says it will buy Flurry Inc., which helps other companies make apps and design mobile ad campaigns.
    Yahoo is buying Flurry Inc., a startup that helps other programmers build better mobile applications and craft marketing campaigns for smartphones and tablets.
  • Netflix tops 50M subscribers as 2Q earnings soar

    Netflix tops 50M subscribers as 2Q earnings soar

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:51:30 GMT
    Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from one of its hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.
    Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from a hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.
  • Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

    Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:20:40 GMT
    Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their...
    Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their...
  • Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

    Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-07-21 05:10:24 GMT
    Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.
    Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.
  • Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

    Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:19:32 GMT
    Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service for Kindle devices that will allow users unlimited access to thousands of books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month.
    Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
  • Correction: Apple-Board story

    Correction: Apple-Board story

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:18:10 GMT
    One of the most trusted advisers to late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is retiring from the iPhone maker's board of directors.
    In a story July 17 about the retirement of longtime Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell, The Associated Press reported erroneously that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had battled prostate cancer. Jobs was diagnosed with...
  • Google's 2Q revenue gains eclipse earnings miss

    Google's 2Q revenue gains eclipse earnings miss

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:54:36 GMT
    Google's second-quarter earnings rose 6 percent as World Cup fever drove more traffic to the Internet company's search engine and YouTube video site while Android devices spurred more sales of movies,...
    Google's earnings rose modestly in the second quarter as the Internet company's expensive ambitions devoured most of a surprisingly strong gain in revenue.
  • CEO Whitman takes chairman post at Hewlett-Packard

    CEO Whitman takes chairman post at Hewlett-Packard

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:10:46 GMT
    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is assuming the title of chairman after the departure of interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, who resigned to deal with health issues.
    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is assuming the title of chairman after the departure of interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, who resigned to deal with health issues.
  • Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut

    Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:10:02 GMT
    Microsoft says it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April.
    Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for the company to...
  • Facebook tests 'Buy' button

    Facebook tests 'Buy' button

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:09:35 GMT
    Facebook is testing a "Buy" button in its latest effort to help businesses drive sales through the world's biggest online social network.
    Facebook is testing a "Buy" button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world's biggest online social network.
  • New York proposes regulations for bitcoin

    New York proposes regulations for bitcoin

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:40:01 GMT
    New York regulators have proposed establishing a framework for commerce in virtual currency that would apply to firms involved in receiving, transmitting and storing it, as well as retail conversions.
    State regulators trying to curb money laundering and safeguard investors on Thursday proposed a special set of rules for firms involved in trading and storing virtual currencies.
  • Japan approves joint missile study, export to US

    Japan approves joint missile study, export to US

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:39:17 GMT
    Japan has approved the export of a locally-made component for a missile defense system to the U.S. and is launching a joint research with Britain on air-to-air missile technology for fighter jets.
    Japan has approved the export of a locally-made component for a missile defense system to the U.S. and is launching joint research with Britain on air-to-air missile technology for fighter jets.
  • What happens to your online accounts when you die?

    What happens to your online accounts when you die?

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:21:02 GMT
    A group of influential lawyers says it has an answer to the question of what should happen to your Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts when you die.
    You've probably decided who gets the house or that family heirloom up in the attic when you die. But what about your email account and all those photos stored online?
  • Bitcoin 'mining pool' promises to stay small

    Bitcoin 'mining pool' promises to stay small

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:18:03 GMT
    The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment...
    The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment system's...
  • Attorney: Woman had no reason to kill Google exec

    Attorney: Woman had no reason to kill Google exec

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:52:01 GMT
    A high-end prostitute accused of leaving a Google executive to die on his yacht after shooting him up with a fatal hit of heroin is scheduled to appear in a California courtroom Wednesday to answer to manslaughter,...
    A woman accused by police of being a high-priced prostitute and abandoning a Google executive after shooting him up with a fatal dose of heroin would never have wanted him to die because he was paying her well, a defense...
  • Strong PayPal growth boosts eBay's 2Q profit

    Strong PayPal growth boosts eBay's 2Q profit

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:47:37 GMT
    By MAE ANDERSON Associated Press EBay said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as strong growth from its PayPal payments business offset lower-than-expected revenue that...
    EBay said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as strong growth from its PayPal payments business offset lower-than-expected revenue that was hampered by a global password reset after a cyberattack.
  • Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:57:20 GMT
    By The Associated Press Time Warner has rejected a takeover bid from Twenty-First Century Fox and says it has no interest in further discussions with Rupert Murdoch's media entertainment giant.
    Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.
  • Company gets new name after protests by Hawaiians

    Company gets new name after protests by Hawaiians

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:48:58 GMT
    A company aiming to provide easier access to sexually transmitted disease test results and other medical records announced a new name on Wednesday after facing protests by Native Hawaiians for using the word hula.
    A company aiming to provide easier access to sexually transmitted disease test results and other medical records announced a new name on Wednesday after facing protests by Native Hawaiians for using the word hula.
  • Apple may refund $400M in digital book settlement

    Apple may refund $400M in digital book settlement

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:10:09 GMT
    Apple will pay up to $400 million to compensate consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless the company overturns a court decision attesting to its pivotal role in the collusion.
    Apple will refund up to $400 million to consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless the company gets a court to overturn a decision affirming its pivotal role in the collusion.
  • Visa launches new service to pay online

    Visa launches new service to pay online

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:02:48 GMT
    Payment processor Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout that eliminates a few steps in online payment.
    Payment processor Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout that eliminates a few steps in online payment.
  • F-35's no-show at Farnborough disappoints

    F-35's no-show at Farnborough disappoints

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:43:21 GMT
    The failure of the Joint Strike Fighter to travel to England this week for a premier air show heaped further embarrassment on its developers as they try to convince skeptics that the $400 billion program was a...
    The failure of the Joint Strike Fighter to travel to England this week for a premier air show heaped further embarrassment on its developers as they try to convince skeptics that the $400 billion program was a price worth...
  • UN: Nations hide rise in private digital snooping

    UN: Nations hide rise in private digital snooping

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:17:56 GMT
    The United Nations' top human rights official says her office sees strong evidence that governments on every continent are hiding their increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens' digital...
    Governments on every continent are hiding an increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens' digital lives, the U.N. human rights office said Wednesday.
  • Naver says Line messenger app mulls IPO

    Naver says Line messenger app mulls IPO

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:12 AM EDT2014-07-16 09:12:06 GMT
    Naver Corp. says its subsidiary Line Corp. that operates a popular mobile messaging app is considering listing its shares in Tokyo or New York.
    Line Corp., the operator of a popular mobile messaging app, has submitted an IPO application to the Tokyo Stock Exchange but might also seek a New York listing, its parent company Naver Corp. said Wednesday.
  • Sling Media unveils 2 devices for out-of-home TV

    Sling Media unveils 2 devices for out-of-home TV

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:49:02 GMT
    Sling Media, the maker of devices that let people watch their cable channels while traveling, is trying to become more relevant in the living room.
    Sling Media, the maker of devices that let people watch their cable channels while traveling, is trying to become more relevant in the living room.
  • Apple, IBM team up in mobile devices, applications

    Apple, IBM team up in mobile devices, applications

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:28:32 GMT
    Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers.
    Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies.
  • Yahoo 2Q earnings, revenue fall amid ad slump

    Yahoo 2Q earnings, revenue fall amid ad slump

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:24:24 GMT
    Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings and revenue declined, hurt by a decline in display advertising sales that the company has been struggling with in recent years.
    Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings and revenue declined, as the company struggled again with display advertising sales.
  • Google appoints Ford ex-CEO Mulally to board

    Google appoints Ford ex-CEO Mulally to board

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:51:26 GMT
    Google says it has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.
    Google has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.
  • House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes

    House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:26:16 GMT
    The House has voted to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.
    The House voted Tuesday to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.
  • Drones: Next big thing in aviation is small

    Drones: Next big thing in aviation is small

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:01:18 GMT
    The next big thing in aviation may be really small.
    The next big thing in aviation may be really small.
  • UK lawmakers debate emergency data-retention law

    UK lawmakers debate emergency data-retention law

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-15 16:42:46 GMT
    British lawmakers are debating the balance between privacy and security during an unusual one-day session designed to rush an online surveillance bill through parliament.
    British lawmakers debated the balance between privacy and security Tuesday during an unusual one-day session designed to rush an online surveillance bill through Parliament.
  • Hewlett-Packard Interim Chairman Whitworth resigns

    Hewlett-Packard Interim Chairman Whitworth resigns

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:48:34 GMT
    Hewlett-Packard's Interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth has resigned from the company's board to concentrate on personal health issues.
    Hewlett-Packard's interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, has resigned from the company's board to concentrate on personal health issues.
  • Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-07-15 00:31:39 GMT
    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
  • Samsung suspends China supplier over child labor

    Samsung suspends China supplier over child labor

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:59:51 GMT
    Samsung Electronics Co. says it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children.
    Samsung Electronics Co. said it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children.
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  • Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:55:00 GMT
    A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
    A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.
  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:39:08 GMT
    Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
    Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
  • FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:26:10 GMT
    A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
    The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were...
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