High-Tech

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $2.13 billion, surpassing Wall Street's expectations with help from an increase in subscriber numbers. The company added 53,000 video subscribers during the quarter, appeasing fears about "cord-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo says it reached an agreement with activist investor Starboard Value to add four new members to its board, including the CEO of Starboard. Starboard has been pushing the troubled Internet company to shake up its board. As part of the agreement, Yahoo has...
IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You'd be wrong. They're increasingly worried about its presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters...
IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You'd be wrong. They're increasingly worried about its presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters...
MOSCOW (AP) — The launch of the first rocket from Russia's new space facility has been delayed by a day after a last-minute problem. The Wednesday launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying three satellites was to inaugurate space flight from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to subsidize electric cars in a bid to help the country's auto industry compete in the global market for the growingly-popular and environmentally friendly vehicles. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says starting May buyers will get 4,000 euros ($4...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. reported a 24 billion yen ($216 million) loss for January-March Wednesday, bigger than the loss it reported the previous year. Nintendo also said Wednesday that its new game platform codenamed NX will be launched globally in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter gets lots of grief from investors because it hasn't taken over the world the way Facebook did, at least in terms of amassing users. But maybe it's destined to stay small, serving a vital, if limited, role for the public. Maybe Twitter just isn't meant to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter gets lots of grief from investors because it hasn't taken over the world the way Facebook did, at least in terms of amassing users. But maybe it's destined to stay small, serving a vital, if limited, role for the public. Maybe Twitter just isn't meant to...