High-Tech

A federal jury in East Texas has ordered Apple to pay $625.6 million after finding that Apple services like FaceTime and iMessage infringed on technology patents held by Nevada patent-holding company VirnetX. VirnetX had previously won a $368 million verdict against Apple on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Aging media mogul Sumner Redstone stepped down as executive chairman of Viacom and was replaced by CEO Philippe Dauman, mimicking a move at sister company CBS a day earlier. However, unlike CBS, Thursday's move had the potential to set off a board fight since...
TOKYO (AP) — Troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp plans to decide within a month whether it will accept investment offers from Taiwanese company Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, or a consortium of Japanese investors. Sharp Corp. has acknowledged it needs to restructure its...
TOKYO (AP) — Troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp plans to decide within a month whether it will accept investment offers from Taiwanese company Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, or a conglomerate of Japanese investors on a restructuring plan. Sharp Corp. has acknowledged it...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death. Today's glassblowers work with methane-fired...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is giving friendship collages to its 1.6 billion users in celebration of the social network's 12th birthday. The collages will be packaged in video presentations of photos of friends and family that have been previously been posted on Facebook. The...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is giving friendship collages to its 1.6 billion users in celebration of the social network's 12th birthday. The collages will be packaged in video presentations of photos of friends and family that have been previously been posted on Facebook. The...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. is buying Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash in a move to help its customers connect, automate and manage billions of Internet-connected devices ranging from cars to jet engines to implanted pacemakers. Cisco said Wednesday...
ATLANTA (AP) — Kik Messenger, a smartphone app popular among younger teens, is on the defensive following the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl in Virginia who told friends she was using Kik to connect with an 18-year-old man. Like Instagram, Snapchat and other messaging...