High-Tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is planning to open its first physical store. That's according to a report in The Wall Street Journal that says the largest U.S. e-commerce retailer will open a store in Manhattan ahead of the holiday shopping season. It cites anonymous sources familiar...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A university professor says that a western Polish town is taking up his suggestion and will put up a monument to honor the authors of Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopedia which allows anyone to contribute. Krzysztof Wojciechowski, director of the Collegium...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sony is launching its new Xperia Z3 waterproof smartphone through Verizon, the nation's largest wireless carrier, and T-Mobile. The phones are hitting U.S. stores on the heels of their unveiling last month at a trade show in Berlin, as Sony ramps up efforts to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new version of Sony's Xperia Z3 smartphone will soon be available through Verizon, the nation's largest wireless carrier. It joins a model coming to T-Mobile. The phones are hitting U.S. stores on the heels of their unveiling last month at a trade show in...
NEW YORK (AP) — A letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles and a still-working vintage Apple computer — one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 — are among the unique pieces of science history up for auction this month. Buyers at the Oct. 22 event at...
Activist investor Carl Icahn is taking another swing at getting Apple to buy back more of its stock and improve the relative value of the shares. Icahn asked the iPhone maker's CEO, Tim Cook, in a letter dated Thursday to give the company's board a plan to meaningfully increase...
BOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the country and the world need to confront the threat of climate change while there's still time. Kerry said climate change is already changing the world in real and significant ways, from serious food shortages to...
BOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the country and the world need to confront the threats of climate change while there's still time. Kerry said climate change is already changing the world in real and significant ways. He says those changes also bring the...
Activist investor Carl Icahn is taking another swing at getting Apple to buy back more of its stock and improve the relative value of the shares. Icahn asked the iPhone maker's CEO, Tim Cook, in a letter dated Thursday to give the company's board a plan to meaningfully increase...