NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' biggest private university said Thursday it will start accepting the digital currency Bitcoin as an alternative way to pay tuition fees.
The country had been a hub for international banking before suffering a collapse in its financial system this year, leading the
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey is allowing adults in the state to click a mouse or swipe a screen for a chance to win money, making it only the third state to offer online gambling.
A five-day trial period of Internet gambling began Thursday night when players
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - LG Electronics Inc. said it is investigating a claim that some of its smart TVs send information on home viewing habits back to the company without consent.
The investigation comes after Jason Huntley, a 45-year-old IT consultant in
By RIK STEVENSAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In October 1961, Gus Grissom glumly confided to his mother in a letter that is now up for auction that he and his fellow Mercury 7 astronauts resented John Glenn after he was picked to be the first American to orbit the Earth.
Within the famously
By JUSTIN PRITCHARDAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year.
By fortifying the state's
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A volcanic eruption has raised an island in the seas to the far south of Tokyo, the Japanese coast guard and earthquake experts said.
Advisories from the coast guard and the Japan Meteorological Agency said the islet is about 200 meters (660 feet)
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Alec Baldwin jokingly professed his love for a man in front of a large crowd Wednesday as he tried to ease the backlash triggered by an Internet clip that captured him berating a photographer with what sounded like a gay slur.
"I want you to
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Animal welfare officials on Wednesday accused Georgia Regents University of performing unnecessary and painful dental implant procedures on dogs, then euthanizing them.
A three-month undercover investigation revealed that dogs have had their teeth pulled, replaced with implants
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Animal welfare officials are accusing Georgia Regents University of performing unnecessary dental implant procedures on dogs, then euthanizing them.
Humane Society of the United States spokeswoman Stephanie Twining said Wednesday that a three-month undercover investigation
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - The Mars rover Curiosity has temporarily stopped science observations while NASA checks out an electrical problem.
The space agency said Wednesday the voltage change was first discovered on Sunday and engineers think it might be some kind of short.
The six-wheel, nuclear-