By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's competition watchdog and Ontario's securities regulator on Wednesday approved a CA$3.8 billion (US$3.75 billion) bid by a group of Canadian financial institutions to take over the operator of the Toronto Stock
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Joey Chestnut won his sixth straight Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest at Coney Island, downing 68 dogs and buns on Wednesday to tie his personal best in a sweaty, gag-inducing spectacle.
Last year, the 28-
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Army Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Heilman kneeled down in a wooded section of Fort Eustis and calmly told six soldiers he had never met before to prepare: They might find an improvised explosive device on their way to relieve some
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co., the world's top maker of mobile phones, memory chips, flat-screen panels and televisions, will release guidance for its second-quarter results Friday, giving insight into its performance
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Vital computer systems for London's 2012 Olympic Games have come under repeated cyber-attacks - but only from hackers who were invited to join in thousands of hours of security tests.
Atos, the lead technology
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - In the market for new designer eyewear this Independence Day? Look no further than Wize Eyes on Long Island. "So Proudly We Hail," the chain advertised this week, "With Fashion Eyewear ... At Half The Price
By ALEX KATZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Ready, set, eat!
The two defending champion eaters and their challengers gathered with Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday for an official weigh-in ahead of New York's annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Kodak says bankruptcy court has approved an auction of its imaging patent portfolios over the objections of Apple and FlashPoint Technologies, giving the photography pioneer clarity on ownership claims.
The Rochester, N.Y
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - In the 1982 sci-fi movie "Blade Runner," there are hints that the hero, played by Harrison Ford, is an artificial human - an "android" or "replicant." His job is to go out and kill other, rogue androids.
By TOBY STERLINGAP Business Writer
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has submitted a proposal to European regulators in Brussels aimed at avoiding a showdown on the some of the Internet search leader's business practices.
The European Competition Commissioner