MADRID (AP) - Spain will ban cellphone use by train drivers except in cases of emergency after a train crash that killed 79 people.
Public Works Minister Ana Pastor said Tuesday that Spain also planned to install 'black box' data recorders like those used on planes, which give a more
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Look alive, selfie. There's another word of the year that's not all about you.
While Oxford University Press, the British publisher of the Oxford dictionaries, declared those little smartphone self-portraits its winner last month, the folks
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Counselors helping people use the federal government's online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce plastic weapons, many Democrats, gun
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
This surge in corporate
By JIM FITZGERALD and FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tumblr is where the Internet's cool kids hang out. That's why Yahoo paid $1.1 billion to buy the blogging site in one of this year's most buzzed-about deals.
Now, Tumblr is flaunting its hipster credentials with a first-ever
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Chernin Group, a media company run by former News Corp. Chief Operating Officer Peter Chernin, has taken a majority stake in Crunchyroll Inc., a provider of anime videos to mobile devices, game consoles and Internet-connected TVs.
Crunchyroll's senior management will
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple has bought Topsy Labs in a deal that will provide the iPhone maker with more insights about the chatter on Twitter.
Topsy pores through the stream of conversations occurring on Twitter to identify trends and people influencing public opinion. The San Francisco startup
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pay TV customers who are used to watching fewer ads on on-demand shows may have to put up with longer commercial breaks.
Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable TV provider, says it is testing out a system with its NBCUniversal subsidiary
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The government's monthly survey of the U.S. job market is always important on Wall Street. It's even more important these days. Investors are trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will decide that the economy is strong enough to thrive without
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community.
From the 1960s, when he was a political prisoner and South Africa was under the laws of apartheid,