High-Tech

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder. A spokesman, who requested anonymity citing company practice, said Monday production will end sometime this month, although it declined to give a...
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal scurrying in the snow, scaling a tree and chewing on bait. They believe the wolverine is the same one that eight years ago became the...
CAIRO (AP) — A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone application "Pokemon Go," adding to Mideast religious voices that have sometimes been sterner in their critique of the game. Abbas Shumman,...
BEIJING (AP) — An official news agency says China has unveiled the world's largest amphibious aircraft that Beijing plans to use for marine missions and fighting forest fires. The Xinhua News Agency said the AG600 rolled off a production line in Zhuhai in southern China on...
MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) — When buyers heard that the money from an Iowa steer auction would go toward a scholarship fund named for a young car accident victim, they repeatedly donated the steer back to be resold. The Telegraph Herald ( http://bit.ly/2adKWdZ ) reports that 19-year-...
MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) — Over $41,000 has been raised for a scholarship in memory of a 13-year-old girl who died in a utility vehicle accident through the repeated sale of a steer at an Iowa auction. The Telegraph Herald ( http://bit.ly/2adKWdZ ) reports that 19-year-old Jamie...
TOKYO (AP) — Aware of the reports of "Pokemon Go"-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public safety tips to keep overly enthusiastic players from getting into...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The origin of "Pokemon Go" is as peculiar as any of the Voltorbs or Snorlaxes that players track and capture in the surprise hit game. Its hybrid DNA flows from a digital mapping pioneer's fascination with the world around him, Google's affinity for offbeat...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. sued Chinese smartphone maker Huawei for allegedly violating six of its patents in the latest move in a series of deepening patent disputes between Asian smartphone giants. The South Korean company said Friday that it took legal...