By PAUL LOGOTHETISAP Sports Writer
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) - After introducing technology it hopes will do away with phantom goals at the World Cup, FIFA will try to prevent crafty defenders from creeping in on free kicks at next year's tournament in Brazil.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter said
MADRID (AP) - Spain's data protection agency says it has fined search engine giant Google 900,000 euros ($1.2 million) for three serious breaches of the country's laws.
The agency says in a statement that it was imposing a fine of 300,000 euros for each breach, and requesting that Google
LONDON (AP) - Jurors at Britain's phone hacking trial have been read intercepted messages left by Prince William on Kate Middleton's phone, in which he calls her "babykins" and jokes about almost being shot during a military training exercise.
The recording dates back to the days before
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook plans to offer 70 million shares of its Class A stock in a sale that includes more than 41 million shares from chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who also will buy Class B shares that carry more voting weight.
The secondary offering of stock comes as the social
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers
Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.
The chain said customers who made purchases by swiping their cards
By FRANK JORDANS and DANICA COTOAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency launched its star-surveying satellite Gaia into space Thursday, hoping to produce the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way and to better understand the evolution of our galaxy.
The satellite was
By YURIKO NAGANOAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - This holiday season Nintendo faces a critical test with its Wii U video game console that is pitted against Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One as it seeks to revive flagging sales.
Analysts say there's a chance for the Kyoto-based
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. said their curved TVs will get bigger and sport the sharpness four times the regular HD television sets.
The world's two largest TV makers will display ultra-HD TVs with curved screens
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - For visitors to Isle Royale National Park, nothing beats the spine-tingling thrill of a wolf's howl piercing an otherwise silent night - or a glimpse of the wily beast slipping across a forest path. But such experiences are
NEW YORK (AP) - The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.
Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.
Minneapolis-based Target Corp. did not respond to requests for