By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California toy company is fighting for its right to parody a popular Beastie Boys song.
Oakland-based GoldieBlox filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking permission to continue using a spoof of the rap song "Girls."
The song was on the
By BLAKE NICHOLSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - When George Loegering saw a large spinning circle of ice in the Sheyenne River while out hunting with relatives, the retired engineer couldn't believe his eyes.
"At first I thought, no way! It was surreal," Loegering, 73, said Tuesday of
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Motorola will start selling a cheap smartphone in the U.S. more than a month ahead of schedule.
The company says it was able to produce the Moto G phones faster than expected. The U.S. launch was initially planned for January. But it is going on
BERLIN (AP) - German antitrust regulators say they've shelved a case against Amazon.com Inc. after the American online retailer agreed to lift a regulation prohibiting third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere.
The Federal Cartel Office said Tuesday that Amazon announced
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Barnes & Noble returned to a profit in the fiscal second quarter as cost cuts offset lower sales.
The New York company's sales missed expectations, however, and its shares sank nearly 6 percent in midday trading. The report comes as the
AMSTERDAM (AP) - European regulators have approved scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corp., on the condition that they divest parts of their businesses.
The European Commission said in a statement Thursday that the
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - President Obama has toured many a factory floor and high-tech plant during his presidency. It's part of the job. But until Tuesday, he had never quite met the likes of Oh and Capt. Smek.
In what qualifies as one of those special perks of
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The upcoming holiday is not just about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the football game, or all the turkey you will eat that will sooner push you into food comaville – really it's about spending time with friends and loved ones and having fun, in
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is spewing 50 percent more methane - a potent heat-trapping gas - than the federal government estimates, a new comprehensive scientific study says. Much of it is coming from just three states: Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Katie Couric is joining Yahoo to anchor an expansion of the Internet company's video news coverage in a move that she hopes will help persuade other broadcast TV veterans to make the transition into online programming.