- 5 taken to hospital from Apple data center Updated: Jun-02-15 4:31 am
MAIDEN, North Carolina - Officials say five people were taken to a hospital after a chemical leak at the Apple data center in Maiden.
- Intel buys into chips powering cloud computing, smarter cars Updated: Jun-01-15 3:47 pm
NEW YORK - Intel is buying chip designer Altera for about $16.7 billion in cash to expand its reach into new chip markets that are powering the wireless revolution, smarter cars and more.
- Woman tosses Apple computer that turns out to be worth $200K Updated: May-30-15 10:49 pm
MILPITAS, California - Her electronic waste is someone else's treasure.
- Hildreth man builds aquariums out of old Apple iMacs Updated: May-30-15 10:41 am
HILDRETH, Nebraska - Jake Harms might not be repairing old Apple computers in his basement workshop in Hildreth, but he's giving them new life all the same.
- Amazon ups Ohio jobs to 1,000, begins collecting sales taxes Updated: May-29-15 7:16 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Amazon has selected Ohio as a major Midwest hub for its cloud computing operations, a decision the governor hailed Friday as a victory for the high-tech future of a state whose legacy was built on heavy manufacturing.
- The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs Updated: May-29-15 6:22 am
NEW YORK - Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies.
- Apple buys a maker of futuristic augmented-reality software Updated: May-28-15 6:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple has bought a company that makes augmented-reality software, which adds information or images to real-world scenes when viewed through a special headset or even a smartphone camera.
- After security scandal, a tech firm says it's changing focus Updated: May-28-15 5:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A Silicon Valley startup says it's shutting down operations and shifting to a new business model after it was blamed earlier this year for turning unwitting computer users into targets for annoying web ads - and hackers.
- Avago looks to grow with $37B deal for chipmaker Broadcom Updated: May-28-15 5:15 pm
NEW YORK - Avago Technologies is buying rival chipmaker Broadcom in a cash and stock deal worth about $37 billion, vastly expanding its lineup of products for the rapidly growing wireless device market at a time when sales growth has otherwise been tough to come by for smaller chipmakers.
- Pakistan judge orders CEO held for faked diploma allegations Updated: May-27-15 9:01 am
KARACHI, Pakistan - A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO of a software company for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of blank degrees stacked in his firm's offices.
- Slice of Silicon Valley: Strictly Business Computer Systems Updated: May-25-15 9:59 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - It was a Wednesday at 1 p.m., and there was tension in the offices at Strictly Business Computer Systems in Huntington.
- HP's 2Q earnings slip, but still top analyst views Updated: May-21-15 5:53 pm
PALO ALTO, California - Hewlett-Packard Co.'s earnings slipped in the latest quarter as the long-slumping technology company struggled to boosts its sales while preparing to split up its operations.
- Hewlett-Packard sells stake in Chinese unit for $2.3B Updated: May-21-15 4:37 pm
NEW YORK - Hewlett-Packard is selling a controlling stake in its China server and storage unit, a move that comes as the Chinese government, apparently worried about U.S. cyberspying, has encouraged the use of local companies.
- Apple updates MacBook Pro, cuts price on high-end iMac Updated: May-19-15 10:26 am
NEW YORK - Apple is introducing an updated MacBook Pro and iMac and lowering the price for its top-end iMac.
- West Haven man to turn troubled nightclub into restaurant Updated: May-17-15 3:05 am
WEST HAVEN, Connecticut - The former Central Pub across Campbell Avenue from City Hall is closed. A new owner plans to open up a new restaurant and bar, Stevie B's, that he says will "provide a safe, fun, clean atmosphere"- and far less trouble.
- Prying parents: Phone monitoring apps flourish in S. Korea Updated: May-15-15 4:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down the smartphone.
- Cisco tops Street 3Q forecasts Updated: May-13-15 4:31 pm
SAN JOSE, California - Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.44 billion.
- Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine Updated: May-13-15 3:34 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Ukraine is turning to an unlikely partner in its struggle to defend itself against Russian cyber warfare: Romania.
- Samsung announces new push into Internet-connected gadgets Updated: May-12-15 3:43 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Samsung wants to sell the digital brains that will go into billions of "smart" home appliances, industrial sensors and other Internet-connected gadgets - even if the gadgets aren't made by Samsung.
- Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet Updated: May-12-15 2:59 pm
NEW YORK - After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too.
- Connecticut based company says 'smart homes' on the rise Updated: May-09-15 3:06 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - Phil de Terlizzi likens today's rapid proliferation of smartphone apps to the widespread use of remote controls for TVs and cable boxes that still clutter many coffee tables more than 65 years after the first ones hit the market.
- ACT to expand computer-based testing Updated: May-08-15 9:31 am
WASHINGTON - ACT test takers take note: The No. 2 pencil is losing its cachet. Greater numbers of high school students will be able to take the college entrance exam on a computer next year.
- In Tech: Mobile app, mobile phone, online TV Updated: May-08-15 4:11 am
NEW YORK - The iconic designer behind the simulation video games "Sim City" and "The Sims" wants people to tell stories visually on their mobile phones.
- Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs Updated: May-06-15 3:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.
- Feds: 6 sweepstakes companies agree to quit North Carolina Updated: May-06-15 2:20 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with six large video sweepstakes companies that requires them to stop providing equipment and software to hundreds of Internet cafes in North Carolina.