NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft says more than 2 million of its Xbox One consoles have been sold since the system's launch 18 days ago.
That works out to an average of 111,111 units per day. And company officials say users have spent over 83 million hours with the games, TV, and apps on Xbox One
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playing catch-up with a long way to go, President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets last month picked up the dismal pace of signups, the administration reported Wednesday.
Enrollment statistics from the
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's chief federal prosecutor says he hasn't decided whether to open an investigation into alleged surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency but is suggesting that he's skeptical.
Prosecutor Harald Range's office has been considering since June whether it
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A law under consideration in South Korea's parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as "StarCraft" with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government should do more to
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Alan Alda, the actor-turned-part-time professor, has a new question for scientists to consider: How do you explain color to an 11-year-old?
The television and film star best known for his role in the 1970s sitcom "MASH" is posing the question as
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old.
The comet, which excited astronomers and the media as it zipped within 730,000 miles of the sun
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The sale on eBay of a city-owned vehicle used by Sarah Palin when she was mayor of Wasilla is causing a stir in small-town politics: One official says the current mayor is trying to fatten city coffers off Palin's fame, and the mayor
By HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Organizations and advocates on all sides of the online gambling debate are cheering a Congressional hearing on the state of online gambling.
The hearing took place Tuesday before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.
By The Associated Press
Twitter's stock flew to a new high Tuesday and shares are up 26 percent this week after the social media site rolled out a new targeted advertising program.
The company announced in a blog Thursday that its "tailored audiences" platform will let advertisers focus
By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ahh, the first year of a baby's life - learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a bouncy seat with an iPad and some cool apps?
Fisher-Price is selling a baby bouncy seat with an attachment where parents can insert an
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and No. 11 Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss, 70-55 on Tuesday night.
Outrebounded by 15 in losing to No. 14 Baylor last Friday, the Wildcats (8-2) bounced