High-Tech

IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You'd be wrong. They're increasingly worried about its presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters...
MOSCOW (AP) — The launch of the first rocket from Russia's new space facility has been delayed by a day after a last-minute problem. The Wednesday launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying three satellites was to inaugurate space flight from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to subsidize electric cars in a bid to help the country's auto industry compete in the global market for the growingly-popular and environmentally friendly vehicles. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says starting May buyers will get 4,000 euros ($4...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. reported a 24 billion yen ($216 million) loss for January-March Wednesday, bigger than the loss it reported the previous year. Nintendo also said Wednesday that its new game platform codenamed NX will be launched globally in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter gets lots of grief from investors because it hasn't taken over the world the way Facebook did, at least in terms of amassing users. But maybe it's destined to stay small, serving a vital, if limited, role for the public. Maybe Twitter just isn't meant to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter gets lots of grief from investors because it hasn't taken over the world the way Facebook did, at least in terms of amassing users. But maybe it's destined to stay small, serving a vital, if limited, role for the public. Maybe Twitter just isn't meant to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company to come up with its next big product. Apple sold more than 51...
KAFR HAMOUDA, Egypt (AP) — "For a thousand years," Abdullah Sheikh's family has been working the land the same way — flooding fields in Egypt's Nile Delta and planting seeds by hand. But now a small, relatively cheap plow has changed all that, allowing him to nearly double the...
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A massive Intel plant has been a cornerstone in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, for nearly a generation. During its time in the bedroom community north of Albuquerque, Intel has pumped billions of dollars into the state economy and helped fund a number of public...