High-Tech

LOS ANGELES (AP) — His Royal Badness didn't think much of the Internet — or iPhones, for that matter. And his once iconoclastic attitude toward the modern music industry helped inspire other artists to resist technological innovators such as Spotify. Prince was adamant about...
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from Hawaii to California in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local): 8:15 a.m. A solar-powered airplane on an around-the-world journey is about a third of the way from Hawaii to...
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanian officials say government websites have been hit by cyberattacks for the third time this month. The latest so-called denial-of-service attacks disrupted the websites of Parliament and the ministries of finance, defense, agriculture and others...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince had a fraught relationship with the Internet, and mourning fans searching YouTube to remember his greatest years might be disappointed to find out that much of it isn't there. For good reason: he was adamant about protecting his copyrights, owned the...
BEIJING (AP) — Apple Corp. says it hopes to resume its online iTunes and iBooks services in China, where they were recently shut down less than seven months after being launched. The New York Times reported Thursday that Apple's online movie and book stores initially received...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A massive leak from a database containing personal details of more than 55 million registered voters in the Philippines will not compromise the May 9 national elections, officials said Friday, in the latest hacking scandal to hit the Southeast Asian...
BOSTON (AP) — Gamers from far and wide are flooding into Boston for one of the world's premier gaming festivals this weekend. PAX East, an annual celebration of gaming culture, is expected to draw tens of thousands of visitors to the Boston Convention and Expo Center. It's a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a pair of major class-action lawsuits in two states that will keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees, both sides announced Thursday night. The settlement is a major step toward the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber has settled a pair of major class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts that will keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees, the company announced Thursday night. The settlement is a major step toward the ride-hailing...