High-Tech

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator JR Central said the train reached 603 kilometers per hour (375 miles per hour) in a test run on Tuesday, surpassing its previous record of 361 mph (581 kph)...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency says it is considering a mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency included the possibility of a lunar...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has been arrested after authorities say a hidden video camera in the home where he was staying captured him violently beating a cat. Authorities say 19-year-old Jordan Lindquist of Saratoga Springs was taken into custody Friday on a felony animal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines kept a prominent security researcher from boarding a San Francisco-bound flight late Saturday after he suggested on Twitter that onboard aircraft systems could be compromised. Researcher Chris Roberts was travelling to a computer security...
BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. PBS and Harvard scholar...
How other providers stack up against Verizon's new FiOS Custom TV AMAZON Monthly price: $8.25 (only through $99-a-year Amazon Prime subscription) Live offering: None On demand: Apart from original shows such as "Transparent," offerings tend to be past seasons, plus movies. Next-...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If you're planning on buying the new Apple Watch, don't expect to walk into a store and leave with one next week. Apple, which began accepting advance orders for the watch last week, had previously said that it would be available for sale in stores on April...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force isn't merely awakening on the big screen. It's also returning to the video game realm. "Star Wars: Battlefront" publisher Electronic Arts and Swedish developer DICE showcased their next-generation rendition of the "Star Wars" multiplayer shooter...