By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google has resolved a shareholder lawsuit blocking a long-delayed stock split, clearing the way for the Internet search leader to issue a new class of non-voting shares later this year.
The settlement announced Monday came on the eve of a
WASHINGTON (AP) - A solar-powered plane nearing the close of a cross-continental journey landed at Dulles International Airport outside the nation's capital early Sunday, only one short leg to New York remaining on a voyage that opened in May.
Solar Impulse's website said the aircraft with
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli committee has chosen a consortium led by Swedish company ViaEuropa to build a nationwide high-speed broadband network.
The committee, which includes representatives from the government and the state-owned Israel Electric Corp., announced its decision Monday. It said the
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years.
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female helicopter pilot also is in the group. In fact, four of
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Can the City That Never Sleeps become the City That Never Dies? A Russian multimillionaire thinks so.
Dmitry Itskov gathered some of humanity's best brains - and a few robots - in New York City on Saturday to discuss how humans can get their
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It looks to be a baby girl for Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West. Or does it?
The couple was keeping silent on Sunday in the wake of multiple reports that Kardashian gave birth over the weekend - about a month premature.
BERLIN (AP) - Union members at online retailer Amazon's German operations have begun a two-day strike to ratchet up pressure on the company over pay demands.
The ver.di union says workers at Amazon's distribution centers in Leipzig and Bad Hersfeld began the strike Monday following three
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer data for the six months ended in May.
The company, like some other businesses, had asked the U.S government to be able to share how many requests it received related to national security
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix is going to start running original television series from Dreamworks Animation.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Netflix Inc. says the multi-year agreement is its biggest deal ever for original first-run content and includes more than 300 hours of new programming. It
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The Guardian newspaper said the British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails when the U.K. hosted international conferences, even going so far as to set up a bugged Internet cafe in an effort to get
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 9:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a person with a weapon call near the area of 13600 E. 20th Ave. Deputies arrived on scene and found the victim homeowner detaining the suspect, later
UPDATE: The female driver has been identified as Jennifer A. Schmidt of Spokane Valley. The male driver has been identified as Sean D. Moss. Both Schmidt and Moss were life-flighted by Medstar to Sacred Heart. The State Patrol says both vehicles were totaled and both drivers were wearing seatbelts
NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly 3 million New Yorkers' homes are now in evacuation zones that cover more than a third of the city's population, under new maps released Tuesday.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, officials said last month, the number of zones would double and encompass about 600,000