High-Tech

YORK, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of New Englanders are sounding the alarm over a Coast Guard plan to convert old-style foghorns to new technology. The Coast Guard is converting Maine and New Hampshire foghorns that are automated to activate when there is fog. It says newer technology...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress. Federal Aviation Administration officials have said...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony's PlayStation network remains offline in an outage that began as video game players unwrapped new consoles on Christmas. Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which had also gone down, is back online but the company website says some applications aren't fully...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony's PlayStation network remains offline in an outage that began as video game players unwrapped new consoles on Christmas. Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which had also gone down, is back online but the company says some applications aren't fully...
TOKYO (AP) — Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that Sony Corp. has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla Motors says improvements it's making to its older Roadster model will let the electric car travel about 400 miles on a single charge. The Palo Alto, California, company says a new battery and other improvements like new tires will boost the car's range 40...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang's anger was "quite understandable." Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich told Thursday's...
LONDON (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about North Korea's Internet outages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Falkland Islands are located in the North Atlantic. The Falkland Islands are in the South Atlantic. A corrected version of the story is below: NKorea outage...
LONDON (AP) — Got a nifty little drone for Christmas? If so, fly it carefully. Especially if you are in Britain. The country's civil aviation authority on Thursday issued a warning that people who fly their drones recklessly face prosecution and a hefty fine. Officials say the...