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Google I/O: Google to show off smart Home Gadgets and Wearables

Google I/O: Google to show off smart Home Gadgets and Wearables SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Android update, wearable gadgets and so-called smart home devices are just some of the innovations Google is likely to show off at its two-day developer conference, which begins Wednesday in San...

Jun 25 2014, 3:40am CDT

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid TOKYO (AP) — The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almost. Japanese robotics expert Hiroshi Ishiguro, an Osaka University professor, says they will...

Jun 24 2014, 4:29am CDT

Facebook, Twitter and Google score during World Cup 2014

Facebook, Twitter and Google score during World Cup 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy this week as millions of people around the world took to social media to share in the ups and downs of the matches. Defending champion Spain's stunning...

Jun 21 2014, 3:52pm CDT

Nest Smoke Detector is On Sale Again

Nest Smoke Detector is On Sale Again SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's Nest Labs is resuming sales and lowering the price of a high-tech smoke detector that was pulled from the market after malfunctioning. The new price for the detector, called "Nest Protect...

Jun 17 2014, 7:17am CDT

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The Biggest Threat to Bitcoin

The Biggest Threat to Bitcoin NEW YORK (AP) — The Bitcoin digital currency system is in danger of losing its credibility as an independent payment system because of the growing power of a group that runs some of the computers behind it. In recent...

Jun 17 2014, 4:55am CDT

E3 2014: Winners and Losers from the E3 2014

E3 2014: Winners and Losers from the E3 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation...

Jun 13 2014, 1:52pm CDT

Tesla Opens their Electric Car Patents

Tesla Opens their Electric Car Patents SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors is giving other companies open access to its patents to accelerate the development of electric vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday the company will share...

Jun 13 2014, 6:30am CDT

New Samsung Tab S Tablets to have Richer Colors with AMOLED

New Samsung Tab S Tablets to have Richer Colors with AMOLED NEW YORK (AP) — New tablet computers from Samsung will feature screens that are richer in color than standard LCDs. These screens, known as AMOLED for active-matrix organic light-emitting diodes, are already found in...

Jun 13 2014, 4:16am CDT

NASA hopes to launch Flying Saucer Soon

NASA hopes to launch Flying Saucer Soon LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA hopes to try again to launch a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test Mars mission technology after losing the chance because of bad weather, project managers said Thursday. The space...

Jun 12 2014, 3:30pm CDT

Amazon Music Streaming for Prime Members Launched

Amazon Music Streaming for Prime Members Launched LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling of its first smartphone next week....

Jun 12 2014, 7:55am CDT

Nintendo reveals amiibo Toy Line at E3 2014

Nintendo reveals amiibo Toy Line at E3 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nintendo is taking a cue from "Skylanders" and "Disney Infinity." The Japanese gaming giant unveiled a toy figure line called "amiibo" that will work in tandem with its video games like the toys-meet-...

Jun 11 2014, 3:02am CDT

E3 2014: Uncharted and LittleBigPlanet coming to Sony PS4

E3 2014: Uncharted and LittleBigPlanet coming to Sony PS4 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Corp. announced Monday that it's bringing new installments of the popular video-game franchises "Uncharted" and "LittleBigPlanet" to the PlayStation 4 as it celebrated the 6-month-old game...

Jun 10 2014, 1:00am CDT

Top 5 E3 2014 Trend Predictions

Top 5 E3 2014 Trend Predictions LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is expected to shift...

Jun 9 2014, 3:10am CDT

Apple Stock split: The 5 Things to Know

Apple Stock split: The 5 Things to Know SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological wizardry. In late April, the iPhone and iPad maker announced plans to split its stock for the...

Jun 9 2014, 3:03am CDT

Verizon says to Netflix: Stop blaming us for bad Video

Verizon says to Netflix: Stop blaming us for bad Video NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc., the country's fourth-largest home Internet service provider, sent a letter to Netflix Inc. on Thursday, telling it to stop blaming Verizon for bad video quality or face a...

Jun 6 2014, 1:15am CDT

Beastie Boys Get $1.7 million in Monster Lawsuit

Beastie Boys Get $1.7 million in Monster Lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — It's a rap: The Beastie Boys have won $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against the maker of Monster Energy drink. Thursday's ruling ends a case in which the two surviving members of the band...

Jun 6 2014, 1:01am CDT

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Softbank Corp. is entering the robotics business with its cooing, gesturing and sympathetic Pepper humanoid-on-wheels that it says is designed for companionship and can decipher human emotions. The Japanese...

Jun 5 2014, 4:59am CDT

Samsung Z Tizen Phone Comes in Q3

Samsung Z Tizen Phone Comes in Q3 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it will begin selling a smartphone using its Tizen operating system in the third quarter of this year, advancing the company's plans to reduce dependence on...

Jun 2 2014, 5:25am CDT

Apple buying Beats is two-sided Sowrd for Music Streaming

Apple buying Beats is two-sided Sowrd for Music Streaming LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple's $3 billion purchase of Beats sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the streaming music industry: It's hard to succeed in the business without offering other products and services....

May 29 2014, 4:07pm CDT

Gold Coin Treasure Auctioned Off

Gold Coin Treasure Auctioned Off SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A treasure trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog has gone on sale, with one coin selling for $15,000 on Tuesday. The coins date from...

May 28 2014, 3:08am CDT

Knockoffs are a Headache for Alibaba IPO

Knockoffs are a Headache for Alibaba IPO HONG KONG (AP) — At first glance, the Monster Tron T1 headphones sold on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Taobao site are a tempting offer for audiophiles looking for state-of-the-art hi-fi equipment. But sellers omit...

May 27 2014, 3:20am CDT

China calls on United States to stop unscrupulous Cyberspying BEIJING (AP) — China called for a halt Tuesday to what it called unscrupulous U.S. cyberspying, saying that a monthslong investigation into reports on the "ugly face" of U.S. espionage has concluded that China is a...

May 27 2014, 12:55am CDT

Cosmic Collision sent Chelyabinsk Asteroid Towards Earth

Kakao Talk and Daum to Merge SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Mobile messenger service Kakao Talk is seeking a backdoor listing on the South Korean stock exchange by combining with the country's second largest Internet portal. Kakao Corp. and stock...

May 26 2014, 3:10am CDT

European Order to mute Google angers US

European Order to mute Google angers US MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Europe's moves to rein in Google — including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name — may be seen in...

May 25 2014, 1:30pm CDT

Iran Court orders Instagram Block

Iran Court orders Instagram Block TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, a semiofficial news agency reported Friday, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in the...

May 23 2014, 6:14am CDT

Officials use Yelp to Uncover Food Poisoning Cases

Officials use Yelp to Uncover Food Poisoning Cases NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is using a novel way to uncover cases of food poisoning — reading Yelp restaurant reviews. Health officials found three unreported outbreaks by sifting through nearly 300,000 reviews on the...

May 23 2014, 4:38am CDT

Mini Dialysis Machine for Babies Invented

Mini Dialysis Machine for Babies Invented LONDON (AP) — Doctors in Italy have designed a miniature dialysis machine for babies, used for the first time last year to save a newborn girl, according to a new report. Usually, doctors adapt standard dialysis...

May 23 2014, 2:48am CDT

Nest Recalls 440,000 Smoke Alarms

Nest Recalls 440,000 Smoke Alarms NEW YORK (AP) — Government regulators on Wednesday said that they have approved Nest Labs' plans to fix a feature in its smoke alarms that could prevent them from sounding immediately. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

May 22 2014, 4:05am CDT

eBay Cyberattack: Change Your Passwords

eBay Cyberattack: Change Your Passwords NEW YORK (AP) — E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity...

May 21 2014, 2:01pm CDT

BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs

BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs NEW YORK (AP) — More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were...

May 20 2014, 5:42am CDT