High-Tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Reddit, the online discussion forum known for its free-wheeling ethos, is enacting an anti-harassment policy while still trying to keep its roots as a place for free expression. Reddit said in a blog post Thursday that it is "unhappy with harassing behavior" on...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted a new Utah law banning price-fixing for contact lenses that could have wide-ranging implications for the industry. Lens maker Alcon Laboratories cheered the order Thursday. Along with Johnson & Johnson and Bausch...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music streaming service Rdio is unveiling a new $4-per-month plan that allows subscribers to save 25 songs to their smartphone for offline listening while getting ad-free Internet radio with unlimited skips. The plan mimics an offering that rival Rhapsody...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. USDA's move comes as some consumer groups push for mandatory labeling of the genetically modified organisms, or...
BEIJING (AP) — Before he became a billionaire in e-commerce, Richard Liu was a failure. As a student, Liu started a restaurant in Beijing but went bankrupt. He blames employees who he said stole from him, and when he took a second stab at business by opening an electronics store...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. USDA's move comes as some consumer groups push for mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms, or...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia appears to be yet another accident that didn't have to happen. It could have been avoided if a long-sought safety technology had been installed on its tracks and trains, according to information gathered by...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In her quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former tech CEO Carly Fiorina boasts about her experience running Silicon Valley computer-maker Hewlett-Packard as evidence that she's "a problem solver, with a track record to prove it." What her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a similar measure. If it doesn't, lawmakers risk letting the authority to collect the...