High-Tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for a computer program that powers most of the world's smartphones and computer tablets. The justices said Monday they won't...
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai ice cream company owned by Unilever has apologized for using a derogatory term for gay men in a Facebook posting marking the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, a spokeswoman said Monday. The post on the Facebook page of Wall's Thailand, which...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal agency that oversees railroads is asking digital mapping companies to alert users as they approach track crossings. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Monday that, so far, Google has agreed. The effort comes as deaths from train-on-...
YONGIN, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. says hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales. South Korea's largest automaker sold or leased about 250 of its Tucson Fuel Cell vehicles since...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022. The Grafenrheinfeld reactor in the southern state of Bavaria was taken offline as scheduled overnight,...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by 2022. Bavaria's environment ministry said Sunday that the Grafenrheinfeld reactor in the southern German state was taken...
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine staring deep into the foam of your favorite espresso drink and seeing a face looking back at you. Or how about using the charge in your fingers to clean your teeth? At the CE Week gadget show in New York this week, there were several standouts amid the...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego federal prosecutors say a former Qualcomm Inc. executive has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for insider trading. Jing Wang was sentenced Friday for profiting off the wireless technology company's confidential information and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine staring deep into the foam of your favorite espresso drink and seeing a face looking back at you. Or how about using the charge in your fingers to clean your teeth? At the CE Week gadget show in New York this week, there were several standouts amid the...