SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and Microsoft Corp. representatives said that after negotiations with national security officials their companies have been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations about government orders to turn over user data.
The announcements Friday night
By NICK PERRY AND MARTHA MENDOZAAssociated Press
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) - Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they rose into
By The Associated Press
Google is experimenting with balloons that beam the Internet from the sky.
WHAT? The helium-filled balloons are made from a thin polyethylene film and are 15 meters (49 feet) in diameter when fully inflated.
WHERE? They float in the stratosphere about 20 kilometers (12 miles
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and Microsoft Corp. representatives said Friday night that after negotiations with national security officials their companies have been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations about government orders to turn over user data.
NEW YORK (AP) - Beyonce has settled a New York City lawsuit that said she didn't play fair in a deal for a video game structured around her.
Court records show the case was closed Friday after the Grammy Award-winning singer and Gate Five LLC agreed to drop it.
A lawyer for Gate Five says the
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Agriculture Department says it has no indications that genetically modified wheat found in Oregon last month has spread beyond the field in which it was found.
No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and the
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- In a new finding sure to be shared with some skeptical parents, it seems that the brains of video game enthusiasts make better and faster use of visual input.
"Gamers see the world differently," study author Greg Appelbaum, an assistant professor of psychiatry in
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
BONN, Germany (AP) - U.N. climate talks have hit a stumbling block that some delegates say poses a serious challenge to their already slow-moving attempt to craft a global response to climate change.
As the latest negotiation session ended Friday in the German city of
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Phone call logs, credit card records, emails, Skype chats, Facebook message, and more: The precise nature of the NSA's sweeping surveillance apparatus has yet to be confirmed.
But given the revelations spilling out into the media recently, there
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOVAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - It was another Soviet first in space 50 years ago - putting a woman in orbit. And 26-year old Valentina Tereshkova carried her part with grace, shouting "Take off your hat, sky, I'm coming!" as she blasted off.
President Vladimir Putin