By By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is investigating whether software companies that make cellphone apps violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information from mobile devices and sharing it with advertisers and data brokers,
By By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Talks over possible new U.N. regulations for the Internet were deeply divided Monday, with Russia and others advocating for more government control, while a U.S.-led bloc warned against rules that could restrict freedoms in
GENEVA (AP) - Europe's largest chipmaker, STMicroelectronics NV, said Monday it plans to exit its money-losing joint venture ST-Ericsson, as it struggles to manage a downturn in global demand.
Swiss-based STMicroelectronics said it is negotiating "exit options" from ST-Ericsson, its joint
By By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
BACALAR, Mexico (AP) - Software company founder John McAfee said Sunday he wants to return to the United States and "settle down to whatever normal life" he can.
In a live-stream Internet broadcast from the Guatemalan detention center where he is fighting a
By By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal board Friday ordered the operator of a shuttered nuclear power plant in California to turn over dozens of pages of documents that were withheld when the company submitted a plan to restart one of its damaged twin reactors.
By By The Associated Press
FAST FRAME: Peter Jackson's three-part epic based on "The Hobbit" was shot in 48 frames per second, a format that doubles the rate used for decades. It provides less blur and more clarity.
TOO REAL? Some critics have found the image is so crisp that some of the
By By RYAN NAKASHIMAAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One thought struck me as I watched the new "Hobbit" movie in the latest super-clear format: "The rain looks fake. It's not hitting their faces!"
That is just one consequence of filmmaker Peter Jackson's decision to shoot his epic,
By By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - This holiday season is shaping up to be a record-breaking period for Apple as shoppers snap up iPhones and iPads. So, why is the world's most valuable company losing its luster with investors?
Apple began selling the iPhone 5 on
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Communications Commission says the nation's four largest wireless carriers have agreed to relay text messages to text-enabled 911 call centers by May 2014.
The four carriers - AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile - cover 90 percent of the population. However,
LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. retail sales of new video-game hardware, software and accessories fell 11 percent in November.
It was the 12th straight month of declining sales. But last month represented the smallest decrease so far this year, helped in part by the launch of Nintendo's new console,