By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - LG Electronics will launch the Optimus G smartphone next week in South Korea, pinning high hopes on the new Android device to help revive its loss-making mobile business.
LG said Tuesday that the Optimus G will go on sale in Japan
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets rose early Wednesday, as investors held onto hopes that the Bank of Japan would conclude a two-day policy meeting by announcing steps to help jumpstart the world's No. 3 economy.
"The policy decision could have a
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) - Business software giant Oracle Corp. said Monday that it is buying SelectMinds, a company that uses social media tools to help recruiters.
Terms were not disclosed.
SelectMinds' products are already integrated in Oracle offerings related to recruiting, performance
By DAVID PITT and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - Just how competitive is Iowa in the presidential campaign? Enough so that both vice presidential candidates were vying for voters on Monday, just 140 miles apart.
Republican Paul Ryan told about 450 people that the nation
By The Associated Press
Personal computer makers have been scrambling to adapt to a technological upheaval unleashed by Apple Inc.'s line of sleek devices such as the iPhone and iPad and by a shift toward Internet-based software services instead of programs installed on individual machines
by Gonzaga Athletics
PULLMAN, Wash. - The Gonzaga University women's tennis team wrapped up its second day at the WSU Cougar Classic Saturday, leaving ninth-year head coach D.J. Gurule with a better idea of what direction his squad is headed.
"We had another mixed day," Gurule said. "We
By BRUCE SCHREINER and DYLAN LOVANAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Disagreements that boil over into shouting matches, finger-pointing and even fistfights are often part of neighborhood homeowners association meetings, but the kind of violence that erupted in Louisville leaving two dead
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The end game in Afghanistan is off to a shaky start.
Just as the last U.S. "surge" troops leave the country, trouble is breaking out in ways that go to the core of the strategy for winding down the U.S. and allied combat role and
NEW YORK (AP) - In a Sept. 17 AdWatch on a Mitt Romney campaign commercial, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the presidential hopeful had first announced a plan to create 12 million new jobs at the Republican National Convention. Romney had announced the plan earlier, at a campaign
By JESSIE L. BONNERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A bear cub rescued from a fire in the Idaho backcountry after suffering second-degree burns on all four of its paws has been moved to a wildlife sanctuary and is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Monday.
The bear nicknamed "