High-Tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today's electric vehicles. And an aeronautics expert believes...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TuneIn, the app that gives users free access to thousands of live radio stations around the world, is launching an $8-a-month premium subscription service that throws in ad-free listening, audiobooks and live play-by-play coverage of Major League Baseball and...
NEW YORK (AP) — For those with unlimited bank accounts, travel has never been so glamorous. Hotels, airlines and cruise ships are catering to a new group of super-rich travelers who seek privacy and one-of-a-kind amenities most can only dream of — and don't think twice about...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users. The Russian communications watchdog sent out notifications to Internet providers late on Monday, instructing them to...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users. The Russian communications watchdog sent out notifications to Internet providers late on Monday, instructing them to...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials say a Nevada man has pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users. U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag said Monday that 47-year-old Sanford Wallace of Las Vegas admitted in federal court San Jose, California, to...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials say a Nevada man has pleaded guilty for sending more than 27 million of spam messages to Facebook users. U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag said Monday that 47-year-old Sanford Wallace of Las Vegas admitted in federal court San Jose, California...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved two bills to rein in the use of drones over private property. The Senate approved legislation Monday intended to keep paparazzi from using drones to take photographs and video over private property. AB856 by Democratic...
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Roving construction crews - the kind you see blacktopping a road, painting lines, inspecting a bridge or installing a traffic signal - are often protected from oncoming traffic by a specialized truck outfitted with a crash barrier. The crash trucks, fitted...