High-Tech

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries. The National Highway Traffic...
NEW YORK (AP) — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group. Shares jumped more than 28 percent in Monday premarket trading. The announcement comes about a month after the owner of the University...
NEW YORK (AP) — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by The Vistria Group. The announcement Monday comes about a month after the owner of the University of Phoenix, another for-profit college, signaled that it may be looking for a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big cities. Across the country, only one-third of homes have a choice...
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through,...
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website's stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works. News and entertainment site BuzzFeed reported on Friday that Twitter was going to introduce...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures. Afro Emoji founder Nigerian-American Ayoola Daramola said there was a gap in the market for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled. GOP lawmakers scoff at the science behind climate change and...