By Trevor MoggProvided by Here's something amusing to take you into the weekend. Called ‘cell phone crashing', it shows comedian Greg Benson sitting beside different people talking on their handsets at an airport, with Benson pretending to chat to a friend on his own phone while
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 a 56 percent drop in revenue in its first quarterly report under new chairman and interim chief executive John Chen.
Despite the results, Chen said on a conference call with
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
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's not brooding about 2013, despite a series of setbacks.
The president said at a year-end news conference from the White House Friday that as long as the economy is improving and he's helping families, he's OK.
Obama's approval rating
MOBILE USERS CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SLIDESHOW: http://bit.ly/JM8xCIRITZVILLE, Wash.- We now know the name of the driver killed in nine vehicle pileup just seven miles from Ritzville Friday afternoon. Jean Amidon of Whitefish Montana was pronounced dead on the scene after her vehicle ran
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62