By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
The deal announced Monday represents Mayer's boldest move yet since she left
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called "rocket launching tests" intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were investigating
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian capsule carrying mice, lizards and other small animals returned to Earth on Sunday after spending a month in space for what scientists said was the longest experiment of its kind.
Fewer than half of the 53 mice and other rodents who blasted off on April 19 from the Baikonur
By The Associated Press
Facebook made its debut on the stock market a year ago on May 18 in one of the largest IPOs in history and the biggest for any Internet company.
The social network's market value was more than $100 billion.
Now, Facebook's stock is trading roughly 30 percent lower
By DUSAN STOJANOVIC and DARKO BANDICAssociated Press
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined.
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea is analyzing whether projectiles North Korea fired into its eastern waters over the weekend are short-range missiles or a new type of artillery the country may be developing, officials said Monday.
North Korea fired what Seoul
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - One of Alaska's most restless volcanoes shot an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the air Friday in an ongoing eruption that is visible for miles when the weather allows.
An air traffic controller in the region said small planes have flown
NEW YORK (AP) - Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company's website and mobile applications.
The Sunnyvale, Calif., company's board of directors
By MARLEY SEAMANAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is diving into several new ventures, including indulging his inner rock star with an album of "motivational business music."
Mason said Thursday on his blog that he recently spent a week in Los Angeles and recorded a
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It was supposed to be our IPO, the people's public offering.
Facebook, the brainchild of a young CEO who sauntered into Wall Street meetings in a hoodie, was going to be bigger than Amazon, bigger than McDonald's, bigger than Coca-Cola
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A public memorial for the patriots who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3 will be held May 28, 2013 at the Inland Northwest Bank Performing Arts Center at 1 p.m. Capt.
Mark Tyler Voss, Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III will be
KHQ.COM - The 2013 Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade is in the books. With tens of thousands of people in downtown Spokane watching the parade, the floats, the marching bands, we know you took plenty of pictures! Well, we want to see them!
To submit pictures for this
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday