High-Tech

DETROIT (AP) — Embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. lacks processes that would improve the quality of its products, including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries, an outside panel hired by the company has found. The panel chaired by...
NEW YORK (AP) — Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure — not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read it. The same can't be said for any Internet-connected toys you may have purchased for your...
DETROIT (AP) — Embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. lacks processes that would improve the quality of its products, including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries, an outside panel hired by the company has found. The panel chaired by...
TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. reported a 36 percent drop in quarterly profit on Tuesday after lackluster video game sales for the year-end holiday shopping season. The Japanese manufacturer of Super Mario games and the Wii U game machine earned 29.1 billion yen ($241 million) profit...
TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. reported a 36 percent drop in quarterly profit after lackluster video game sales for the year-end holiday shopping season. The Japanese manufacturer of Super Mario games and the Wii U game machine reported a 29.1 billion yen ($241 million) profit for...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alphabet, Google's new parent company, topped Apple as the world's most valuable business in after-hours trading Monday after reporting surging earnings. Alphabet Inc. earned $4.9 billion in net income on revenue of $21.3 billion in the fourth quarter. If...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's digital-ad business is so profitable that its new parent company, Alphabet, can lose more than $1 billion on risky ventures — and shrug. On Monday, Alphabet Inc. released its first quarterly earnings report since Google reorganized itself under the...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been awarded more than $12,000 from Google. The Boston Globe ( http://bit.ly/1nzBRQD ) reports that Babson College MBA...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — In an early version of a Jan. 30 story on a SpaceX competition to design a Hyperloop pod, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is based in Boston. It is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A...