By ROBBIE COREY-BOULETAssociated Press
KOFORIDUA, Ghana (AP) - Their project might not sound like much: The college students on Wednesday launched a tiny model of a satellite the size of a soda can on a big yellow balloon.
It went aloft to a height of 165 meters (yards) and then came back down
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese authorities are investigating whether Coca-Cola Co. employees improperly used location-finding technology in violation of restrictions on map-making.
Coca-Cola said Thursday it was cooperating with investigators. It said trucks for some of
By ANGUS SHAWAssociated Press
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwean police have increased threats against civic groups a week away from a referendum on a new constitution and before crucial elections to end the nation's shaky coalition later in the year, rights organizations said Saturday.
BEIJING (AP) - A Chinese satellite navigation network created to eventually compete with America's Global Positioning System has started offering services to Asian users outside the country.
The network's spokesman, Ran Chengqi, said in a press briefing that the Beidou system is offering
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more - free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system
By Pete Spotts
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, topped with the company's Dragon spacecraft, is now three for three after a flawless launch in the predawn hours Tuesday morning.
Coming after two previous successful test launches in 2010, Tuesday's historic mission to the International Space