By TOBY STERLINGAP Business Writer
AMSTERDAM (AP) - ASML Holding NV, the world's largest supplier of equipment to computer chip manufacturers, said Monday that Intel Corp. intends to take a 15 percent stake in the company for around $3.07 billion and also help fund research into new
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Pentagon's Cyber Command on Monday called for swift action in Congress to sort out roles, standards and authorities for government agencies charged with defending against destructive computer attacks.
Army Gen. Keith
By GERALD IMRAYAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Is manmade material superior to muscle? Are those blades better than real legs?
Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner, is taking the issue of disabled vs. able-bodied competition into new territory as he prepares for the London Olympics.
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Alcoa Inc. said Monday that it slid to a second-quarter loss from a year-ago profit, dragged down by hefty charges and weak aluminum prices. But the results edged above analysts' expectations and the aluminum maker backed its forecast for solid global demand
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Investors and consumers may get some explanation from Duke Energy's surprise CEO when he's grilled by North Carolina regulators who also review the company's rate increase requests.
The North Carolina Utilities Commission is
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - On Monday, the FBI turned off servers that had allowed thousands of malware-stricken computers to continue using the Internet. The personal computers - both Windows PCs and Macs - are corrupted by a virus known as DNSChanger. Without the
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government proposed rules Monday to help Americans understand the costs and risks of getting a mortgage.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled redesigned forms that mortgage borrowers would get after applying for a loan but
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans put more on their credit cards in May than in any single month since November 2007, one month before the Great Recession began.
But overall credit card use is still well below where it was just before the downturn. Economists say
By WHITNEY PHILLIPSAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities made a rare disclosure Monday linked to the botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious, revealing identities and requesting the public's help in capturing four fugitives accused in the shooting
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday said he raised $71 million in June for his re-election campaign, after Republican candidate Mitt Romney reported $106 million during the same period. It was the second consecutive month that Romney collected more