By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - A pair of researchers who gave the French revolutionary Robespierre a disputed 3D makeover raised the possibility Friday that the man best known for unleashing the Reign of Terror may have suffered from a rare autoimmune disorder.
Using a death mask that
By BREE FOWLERAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It's tough to shop for techies. They already own everything with a plug or rechargeable battery. But fear not, a slew of unique technology gifts have hit the market just in time for Christmas.
Here's a roundup of some of the season's
By MARK KENNEDYAP Drama Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - There are plenty of ways to get tickets to Broadway shows: You can wait in line at Times Square's TKTS booth or hunt online at Ticketmaster. You might try a ticket broker or a scalper. Then there's simply going to the theater's box office.
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) - Oracle is buying cloud-based business-to-consumer marketing software company Responsys for about $1.39 billion.
Oracle, which also makes business software, said that the deal will extend its offerings of cloud businesses. It already offers cloud-based opportunities for
By ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and 56 percent drop in revenue in its first results under new chairman and interim chief executive John Chen who hopes to make the company profitable again by 2016.
By TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Europe's top regulator said Friday Google's recent concessions to resolve concerns it is abusing its dominant position in search are not enough.
Speaking on Spanish national radio, European Commission antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia said
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China promised Friday to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. beef and to speed up work on opening its market for government purchases of software and other goods.
The pledges came as American and Chinese envoys ended a meeting of the annual U.S.-
By EMILY WANGAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero gravity on the International Space Station.
Footage released by the robot's developers on Friday showed Kirobo performing its first mission
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AND BREE FOWLERAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
Angry Target customers expressed their displeasure in
SEATTLE (AP) - One woman's secret Santa this holiday season turned out to be one of the richest men in the world: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
The gift exchange happened through the website Reddit's secret Santa event, in which users swap presents across the country.
A spokesman for
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by EWU Athletics Media Relations
Big Sky Conference play is around the corner, and so is an East Coast swing to wrap-up the non-conference portion of the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball schedule.
The Eagles play at Seton Hall and Connecticut before opening Big Sky Conference play on