High-Tech

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic says it has received an operating license for its space tourism rocket from the Federal Aviation Administration. Virgin Galactic says the operating license awarded by the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation will ultimately permit...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has tossed out a jury's decision calling for Apple to pay $625.6 million in damages to a Nevada company that claims Apple infringed on its patents for technology used in Apple services like FaceTime and iMessage. The judge decided Apple didn'...
DETROIT (AP) — Auto electronics supplier Delphi Corp. will start testing self-driving vehicles in Singapore next year with a goal of putting them into public use sometime in 2022. Testing will be limited to six vehicles with human backup drivers inside One North, a large mixed-...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed state authorities to prevent nearly 3,000 registered sex offenders now on parole from playing "Pokemon Go" in an effort to safeguard children who play. The state's Department of Corrections and Community Services is...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are searching for two men who broke into an unlocked apartment and made off with a pet bunny. In addition to the caged rabbit, police say the men took a bracelet and a passport from the Bronx residence. A surveillance photo shows the men...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon says it plans to pay about $2.4 billion to buy Fleetmatics, which makes software used by cable companies, energy providers and others to manage their fleets of vehicles. Verizon will pay $60 for each share of Fleetmatics, a nearly 40 percent premium of...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it is banning soldiers from playing the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go on Israeli military bases due to security concerns. The military said on Monday that it has instructed soldiers and officers that the game activates cell phone...
BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Daimler is investing more than $10 million in chauffeur service start-up Blacklane. Daimler said it was investing an "eight-digit" sum in the service that operates in more than 50 countries worldwide. Blacklane allows users to book self-employed...
LONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is forming a joint venture with a unit of Google's parent that will invest 540 million pounds ($714 million) in the relatively new field of bioelectronic medicine. GSK and Verily Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Alphabet, have...