High-Tech

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is authorizing the first drone that will fly in Nevada as part of the federal drone test site program. Dignitaries including Gov. Brian Sandoval, Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Joe Heck were on hand Friday for the ceremony...
BERLIN (AP) — Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem. The issue affects a telecommunications standard called...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but sealed. Even though law enforcement didn't deem the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers have sent a new email to Sony Pictures Entertainment, praising the studio as "very wise" to cancel the release of "The Interview" and saying Sony's data is safe "as long as you make no more trouble." The email was confirmed Friday by a person close to the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Blackberry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter but its revenue fell, missing analysts' estimates. Its shares fell almost 6 percent in morning trading Friday, Blackberry was considered a game changer in 1999 when it launched the RIM 950, which...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas, according to a new Associated Press-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Blackberry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter, surprising Wall Street. But its revenue fell, missing analysts' estimates. Its shares declined more than 5 percent in premarket trading on Friday. Blackberry was considered a game changer in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Blackberry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter, surprising Wall Street. The Canadian company's stock climbed almost 3 percent in Friday premarket trading. For the period ended Nov. 29, the company lost $148 million, or 28 cents per share...
BEIJING (AP) — Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger. The Sony attack, which U.S. officials blamed...