- Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.
- Authorities say death at Apple headquarters was suicide
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a young Apple employee took his own life at the company's headquarters this week.
- How Amazon convinced you to pay up for shopping
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is clearly entering its Prime. Meaning, of course, its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of, well, shopping.
- Carl Icahn sells Apple stake, citing China worries
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company's prospects in China.
- AP Source: Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership.
- Review: Kindle Oasis aims at avid readers, pricey for others
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kindle Oasis is Amazon's sleekest, lightest e-book reader yet — and at $290, unnecessary unless you're a die-hard reader.
- Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the "Shrek," ''Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children's entertainment.
- How Comcast will look after buying DreamWorks Animation
With DreamWorks Animation, Comcast adds several movie franchises — among them, "Shrek," ''Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" — to its growing entertainment empire.
- Smartphone health: Apple releases software for medical apps
CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
- France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
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