High-Tech

TOKYO (AP) — The stock price of Japanese game maker Nintendo Co. has more than doubled since the launch of the wildly popular augmented reality game "Pokemon Go" on July 6. Nintendo rose 14 percent in heavy trading Tuesday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, closing at 31,700 yen ($300...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail. Instead, experience with automation in...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could be used to patch wounds, deliver...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Carpool Karaoke" joyride with James Corden will air Wednesday on the late-night host's CBS show. The first lady and Corden sing "This Is For My Girls," described as a "girl power anthem" intended to promote full access to education worldwide...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's latest earnings report leaves no doubt the internet company is stuck in a downward spiral. The company managed to beat Wall Street's limited expectations for revenue in the April-June quarter. But after subtracting commissions paid to its partners,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is running into trouble as the internet video service wrestles with slowing U.S. subscriber growth and an ambitious international expansion amid stiffening competition. The challenge came into sharper focus Monday with the release of Netflix's second...
NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to see the appeal of "Pokemon Go." Coming out of nowhere in what's been an otherwise soul-crushing summer filled with endless shootings and other horrors, the smartphone game offers an escape, without removing us completely from the real world. I...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ready to hit the streets in search of a Pikachu? The "Pokemon Go" smartphone game has become a phenomenon since its debut nearly two weeks ago. The appeal stems partly from how easy it is to play. Here's what you need to know to get started: ___ SIGNING UP AND...
BOSTON (AP) — Two Iowa men accused of making online threats against people attending the Pokemon World Championships in Boston last year are due in court on weapons charges. Kevin Norton, of Ames, and James Stumbo, of Boone, are expected in court Monday afternoon. Authorities...