- No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals.
- Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.
- Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes.
- Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry.
- Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender
NEW YORK (AP) — HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales.
- Cook calls 'religious objection' laws dangerous
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.
- US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders on Monday to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions, an American official said.
- PlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music service
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games.
- Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached
NEW YORK (AP) — Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
- Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.
- In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals
NEW YORK (AP) — From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.
- Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.
- Jury affirms decision that Silicon Valley firm did not retaliate by firing a female worker.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jury affirms decision that Silicon Valley firm did not retaliate by firing a female worker. .
- Altera stock soars on report of sales talks with Intel
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel.
- Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places.