- Late Cornell professor's Nobel Prize medal to be auctioned Updated: May-25-16 7:26 am
ITHACA, New York - An 18-karat gold Nobel Prize medal awarded to former Cornell University physicist Kenneth Wilson in 1982 is being sold at auction by his estate.
- Microsoft cuts more jobs in troubled mobile unit Updated: May-25-16 7:11 am
NEW YORK - Microsoft is cutting 1,850 jobs and will book a $950 million writedown as the company continues its attempts to salvage a rocky entrance into the smartphone market.
- European Union seeks to make life easier for online shoppers Updated: May-25-16 6:35 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union has unveiled several proposals to make it easier to buy online across its borders, to demand that providers like Netflix offer European films and to protect children from harmful content.
- Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania Updated: May-25-16 6:23 am
DAYTON, Ohio - A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world.
- Mishawaka High uses grant for technology in the classroom Updated: May-25-16 5:03 am
MISHAWAKA, Indiana - There is no shortage of noise Monday afternoon at Mishawaka High School where the whirring of drones and the buzzing of 3-D printers are becoming commonplace.
- Virginia seeking info about residents' Internet service Updated: May-25-16 4:37 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia officials want residents to help them pinpoint what areas in the state lack access to broadband Internet service.
- Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technology Updated: May-25-16 3:27 am
WASHINGTON - The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. One still uses floppy disks.
- Police use new technology in Pointer's cold case Updated: May-25-16 2:02 am
CLOUDCROFT, New Mexico - Twenty-nine years after Margaret Caroline Pointer's skeletal remains were found near the Sunspot Highway, near Cloudcroft, Alamogordo police Detective Lt. Roger Schoolcraft is still on the case.
- Huawei files lawsuits accusing Samsung of violating patents Updated: May-25-16 12:55 am
BEIJING - Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology creators.
- NY board poised to OK $485M for solar plant amid questions Updated: May-25-16 12:26 am
ALBANY, New York - A state oversight board controlled by the New York Legislature and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to authorize spending another $485 million to complete a solar panel production plant, the centerpiece of Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic development program.
- Asian stock markets rally on US recovery hopes Updated: May-24-16 11:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy.
- Vallejo unveils plans for electric car plant at ex-shipyard Updated: May-24-16 10:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The city of Vallejo, which emerged from bankruptcy five years ago, is poised to get a big economic boost as plans to build a major plant for electric cars are rolling forward, officials said Tuesday.
- HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division Updated: May-24-16 7:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp.
- Rooftop solar company Sunrun drops suit against governor Updated: May-24-16 7:24 pm
LAS VEGAS - A rooftop solar company that accused Gov. Brian Sandoval of political cronyism dropped a lawsuit seeking to force the release of his text messages and wants to mend fences after harsh statements over a Nevada rate hike.
- Des Moines bridge to be raised to fit flood regulations Updated: May-24-16 6:57 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bridge in downtown Des Moines will close for a year as engineers elevate it to meet updated flood rules.
- Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet Updated: May-24-16 5:55 pm
NEW YORK - Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.
- IBM denies fault in voter guide delay for special election Updated: May-24-16 5:31 pm
PHOENIX - A tech company that provided software services for Arizona's voter registration system says the state's top elections official is wrong to blame it for delays in sending publicity pamphlets to hundreds of thousands of voters before the special election last week.
- Toyota to invest in ride-hailing app Uber Updated: May-24-16 5:30 pm
NEW YORK - Toyota said Tuesday it is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
- Best Buy offers weak profit view, says CFO stepping down Updated: May-24-16 5:08 pm
NEW YORK - Best Buy Co. on Tuesday offered a disappointing profit outlook for the current quarter, weighed in part by a recent earthquake in Japan that hurt the availability of some highly profitable products.
- Cargill plans to keep several operations in Wichita Updated: May-24-16 4:28 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Agribusiness giant Cargill said Tuesday it will keep its protein operations in Wichita, Kansas, and search for a new facility to house them.
- Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers Updated: May-24-16 4:26 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Michelle Plante scoured a surveillance video for clues, trying to identify the man seen shooting at someone in a Hartford playground recently in broad daylight. Luckily, no children were there, and the man fled into a nearby house after missing his target.
- Markets Right Now: Stocks move solidly higher on Wall Street Updated: May-24-16 4:09 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):
- Department of Defense opening new office in Cambridge Updated: May-24-16 3:56 pm
BOSTON - The Department of Defense is hoping to tap into the East Coast's cutting-edge technology by opening a new office in Cambridge.
- French raid Google in latest probe into tech's tax tactics Updated: May-24-16 3:41 pm
PARIS - Police raided Google's French headquarters Tuesday looking for evidence of "aggravated tax fraud," marking one of Europe's most conspicuous attempts yet to cast a U.S. technology leader as a manipulative scofflaw.
- Missouri court upholds limits on cellphone tower regulations Updated: May-24-16 3:35 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld two laws that limit the ability of local governments to regulate cellphone towers.