High-Tech

LOS ANGELES (AP) — What looks like a mini space shuttle, can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B? Must be a secret space weapon. Or something to rocket next-generation spy gear into orbit. Or maybe a decoy to keep China's military guessing. The purpose of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like a mini space shuttle, can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B. But what is it? Maybe a secret space weapon. Or something to rocket next-generation spy gear into orbit. How about a decoy to keep China's military guessing...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has unveiled its latest tablet in an apparent effort to upstage Apple's anticipated update of its trend-setting iPad. The Nexus 9 tablet announced Wednesday will compete against a new version of the iPad Air that Apple Inc. is expected to show off to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans. The EPA said Wednesday that it will allow the use of a 2,4-D weed killer called Enlist Duo, a new version of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — No cable? No problem. Viewers longing to watch "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015. At an investor meeting at parent Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday CEO Richard Plepler said the move will target the 80 million homes in the U.S. that do...
NEW YORK (AP) — China's half billion online shoppers will soon have an easier way to shop in the U.S. Alipay, the payments unit recently spun off from Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba, is launching a service for U.S. retailers called ePass. Alipay has already been working...
NEW YORK (AP) — China's half billion online shoppers will soon have an easier way to shop in the U.S. Alipay, the payments unit recently spun off from Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba, is launching a service for U.S. retailers called ePass. Alipay has already been working...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a California man has pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud involving more than $5 million his company collected from consumers with pending loans by impersonating law enforcement in threatening phone calls. The U.S. attorney's...