Graffiti found in 3 more national parks in West
AP Top Technology News, 21 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The National Park Service says it has found more graffiti in some of the West''s most scenic locations in a case that sparked an uproar on social media last week....
Spain OKs ''Google Tax'' demanded by news publishers
AP Top Technology News, 21 hours ago
MADRID (AP) -- Spain''s parliament has approved new intellectual property laws that allow news publishers to charge aggregators each time they display news content in search results....
Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health tracking
AP Top Technology News, 21 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices....
Online stores fight Amazon for piece of retail pie
AP Top Technology News, 21 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon.com''s low prices and seemingly endless array of goods have made it the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerce. The company is projected to have over $89 billion in revenue this year. Its massive success has driven other sites to of...
Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he''s gay
AP Top Technology News, 21 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook''s declaration that he''s "proud to be gay" wasn''t exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple''s immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across Amer...
Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data
AP Top Technology News, October 29, 2014
LONDON (AP) -- The British government''s insistence that its spies don''t use the vast espionage powers of the U.S. National Security Agency to sidestep U.K. restrictions on domestic eavesdropping was called into question by a court document published Wednesday....
WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock
AP Top Technology News, October 29, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month....
Startup tries to ''Poynt'' stores in new direction
AP Top Technology News, October 29, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A Silicon Valley startup is hoping an upcoming transition to smarter credit and debit cards will persuade millions of U.S. merchants to buy savvier payment terminals for their stores, too....
Review: CBS streaming not worth cutting cord, yet
AP Top Technology News, October 29, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- I dropped my cable TV service more than a year ago and have been relying on Netflix, Hulu and other services to fill my television needs. But I get my shows at least a day late. With CBS'' new All Access streaming service, I can watch shows right when they air....
Rocket explosion setback for commercial space
AP Top Technology News, October 29, 2014
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) -- Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA''s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Statio...
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