NEW YORK (AP) - Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday proposed a $16 billion share buyback in his latest effort to thwart Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell's effort to take the struggling computer maker private.
Icahn, now the company's second-largest shareholder after buying 72 million
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the studio behind "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda," said Tuesday that a new deal to provide original TV shows to Netflix will help it double the revenue it gets from TV shows to $200 million by 2015.
The extra $100
By DIRK LAMMERSAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Nearly 120 scientists and engineers from around the world are meeting in South Dakota this week to discuss operational and technical issues with collecting images from the Landsat 8 satellite.
The U.S. Geological Survey's Earth Resources
By BETHAN MCKERNANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a message busy New Yorkers hate to get: the low-battery message on your cellphone when there's no charger in sight.
Now that could be a thing of the past. New York City has teamed up with AT&T to install 25 solar-powered charging
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Physicist Kenneth Wilson, who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions, has died in Maine, where he retired to enjoy kayaking with his wife. He was 77.
Wilson, who died from
SACO, Maine (AP) - A physics professor who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions has died in Maine at age 77.
Kenneth Wilson was in the physics department at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., when he won the Nobel Prize in 1982 for
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman who worked as a stunt double for Angelina Jolie sued Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in Los Angeles on Tuesday, claiming she's a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the actress.
Eunice Huthart, of
By The Associated Press
Dreamworks Animation, the studio that is home to Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar, is making its way to Germany television under a deal with a children's television operator.
Dreamworks and Super RTL announced a five-year television agreement Tuesday under which they
By The Associated Press
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
1. Grouplove, "Ways to Go
By MARLEY SEAMANAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Todd Bradley, the head of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s printing and personal computer business, has been appointed to a new position in charge of the company's strategy with a focus on China, the company said Tuesday.
HP said Bradley, 54, will be
UPDATE: Authorities say that a tan SUV was heading west on 35th on Wednesday afternoon when the driver ran a stop sign at Freya. A blue SUV that was headed south on Freya hit the tan SUV causing the vehicle to flip over.
There were two people in the overturned SUV, a woman and a little girl. They
AMMON, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the Bonneville County sheriff's department say a 21-month-old southeastern Idaho girl has died after she was left in a vehicle. A news release says deputies and paramedics were called shortly after 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to a residence in Ammon,
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry called the Afghan president twice in the past 24 hours to ease Hamid Karzai's anger over the way the Taliban announced the opening of their political office in Qatar.
The rift delayed the announced visit to the region this week by the U.S. special