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Significant data leaks aren't exactly uncommon these days. It seems as if every other month or so, another company is hit and many of its users are forced to change their passwords, and worse, worry about whether the perpetrators already got their hands on their
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - One of this year's Nobel Prize laureates says learning how to handle failure is key to becoming a successful scientist.
American James Rothman, who shared the medicine prize with countryman Randy Schekman and German-American Thomas Sudhof, said
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents.
In a worst-case scenario for the high-tech industry, if the Supreme Court upholds the ruling it could invalidate many
By MARTHA MENDOZAAP National Writer
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers' communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, says it isn't required to disclose to shareholders what it
AMSTERDAM (AP) - European Union antitrust regulators have raided the offices of several companies that make and sell consumer electronics and domestic appliances, in an investigation into whether they artificially boosted the prices of goods online.
The raids were carried out by the European
By DOUG ESSER and PHUONG LEAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted about her husband's death in a freeway crash.
In a series of gut-wrenching tweets on Wednesday that grew more frantic, the Vancouver, Wash
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
On Friday, Apple Inc
By NICK PERRYAssociated Press
SUVA, Fiji (AP) - The monsoon rains have struck and the crowd remains huddled under a canopy, near plates of steaming food, as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (vo-REN-gay ba-nee-ma-RA-ma) strolls down the red carpet to open a waterfront picnic park in Fiji's
By ESAM MOHAMED and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - An American chemistry teacher shot to death while jogging in Benghazi was looking forward to his first Christmas in the United States with his wife and toddler son.
Ronald Thomas Smith II shared his excitement with his
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four ex-Blackwater guards are pleading not guilty to multiple manslaughter charges stemming from a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.
Prosecutors say the heavily armed Blackwater convoy launched an unprovoked attack. Defense
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - China has its sights set on exporting its fruit to the United States. And that's OK with growers in Washington, who harvest the bulk of America's apple crop.
Having the world's No. 1 apple producer as a competitor may seem
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana judge under fire for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" said Tuesday that he deserves to be censured but not removed from the bench for the remarks.
District Judge G. Todd Baugh told