By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Middle-earth will sound more realistic in "The Hobbit."
Dolby Laboratories Inc. and director Peter Jackson's Park Road Post Production announced Wednesday that "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" will be mixed and released in Dolby
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's stock gained the most in a single day Wednesday since it began trading in May, a sign that the social media company's complicated relationship with Wall Street may be getting brighter.
It's been a rough five months
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Confused by Windows 8? Best Buy hopes it can help.
The consumer-electronics retailer is hoping to capitalize on the launch of Windows 8. It's trying to lure customers with exclusive computers and staffers trained to explain and demonstrate the
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Robot Hall of Fame in Pittsburgh has four new members, including WALL-E, star of the 2008 animated film.
Carnegie Mellon University created the hall in 2003 to call attention to the iconic status of the machines and the university's own work advancing robotics technology.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Facebook surged in premarket trading Wednesday, as analysts praised the social media company's third-quarter results, including its first quarter of advertising to mobile device users.
Facebook's net income and revenue surpassed Wall Street expectations, and the
NEW YORK (AP) - Corning said Wednesday that it will likely cut costs, which may include "modest" job cuts, to support profit in a weakening economy.
It's the latest manufacturer to warn that the slowing global growth is hurting its business. Weaker global growth hurt Corning's
NEW YORK (AP) - Zynga's stock rose 5 percent in premarket trading Wednesday after the online game company disclosed it was eliminating games, studios and jobs to cut costs.
Zynga, which makes social media games including "FarmVille" and "Texas HoldEm Poker," said Tuesday that it will cut about
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The flow of customers into AT&T's wireless stores slowed further in the latest quarter, putting the company far behind rival Verizon Wireless.
AT&T Inc. on Wednesday said it added a net 151,000 new customers on contract-based
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union's executive arm formally accused Microsoft on Wednesday of failing to comply with a binding agreement to give customers a choice among Internet browsers.
In 2009, the European Commission said it suspected Microsoft of
By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A new smartphone app lets small-business owners quickly scan competitors' Yelp reviews, Internet deals, and Facebook and Twitter updates, without necessarily having to "like" or "follow" their competitors online.
The Denver-based startup