High-Tech

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a man was robbed at knifepoint while playing the "Pokemon Go" smartphone game. Police say the 24-year-old was walking on a bicycle path when he was approached by two men early Wednesday in Manchester. One pulled out a knife and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA is celebrating a 29-cent Pluto-themed postage stamp stuck to the side of the New Horizons spacecraft that has traveled nearly 3.5 billion miles from Earth. NASA says the 1991 stamp that carried the message "Pluto Not Yet Explored" helped inspire the New...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fans eagerly awaiting the launch of "Pokemon Go" in the character's country of birth faced another day of disappointment Wednesday. Tech media reports that the augmented-reality game would finally be released in Japan, two weeks after its launch in the...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian officials have banned the playing of "Pokemon Go" from the presidential palace. Hastily printed warnings that say "Playing or hunting Pokemon prohibited in the palace area" were put up around the palace complex in Jakarta on Wednesday. "This...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's top clerics have renewed a religious edict that warns against playing Pokemon — this time as a mobile phone application called "Pokemon Go". First issued in 2001 when the game was played with cards, the decree says Pokemon...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian officials have banned the playing of "Pokemon Go" from the presidential palace. Hastily printed warnings that say "Playing or hunting Pokemon prohibited in the palace area" were put up around the palace complex in Jakarta on Wednesday. "This...
ISTANBUL (AP) — Access to the Wikileaks website in Turkey has been blocked after the group announced, following a failed coup by Turkish military units, that it would release a trove of documents on the country's power structure. There was no immediate statement Wednesday from...
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in — like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock — that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face. The tool,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's investment in cloud computing is paying off. The latest financial report from the Redmond, Washington, software company shows its Azure cloud-computing business more than doubled in sales from the last quarter. Microsoft has spent billions of...