High-Tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is now letting its users post videos that are up to 140 seconds long, an increase from its previous 30-second limit. The move is part of the social media company's efforts to attract a broader set of users, some of whom feel confined by its limits on the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and countless other commercial operators was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it is investigating a recent incident at an air force base in which soldiers were ordered to stand in formation to spell out the Google logo for the company's visiting executives. It said Tuesday it was "an idea conceived during a visit by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first aviation regulations for commercial drones were unveiled Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration. Government and industry officials say they expect the rules to spur greater growth of a budding industry and inspire new uses for the technology...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A face representing "rolling on the floor laughing" and a hand taking a selfie are among 72 new emojis that will soon make their way to your smartphone. The California-based Unicode Consortium, which controls emoji standards, has released a list of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama has joined the social media app Snapchat to promote her upcoming trip to Africa and Europe to encourage girls' education. The White House says the account launched Tuesday will make it easy for students to keep tabs on the first lady's travels...
NEW YORK (AP) — A handful of new startups are tackling a thorny problem that AOL couldn't solve with zillions of dollars: How to cover local news in different cities without going broke. Some see a news hole left behind by the shrinking newsrooms of traditional city newspapers...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A face representing "rolling on the floor laughing" and a hand taking a selfie are among 72 new emojis that will soon make their way to your smartphone. The California-based Unicode Consortium, which controls emoji standards, has released a list of...
DETROIT (AP) — By next week, Fiat Chrysler plans to stop producing new vehicles in North America with the most dangerous type of Takata air bag inflators. The company says its factories will stop using inflators that don't have a chemical drying agent. Inflators with a drying...