- Yahoo's CEO is running out of time to turn things around
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marissa Mayer's nearly four-year attempt to turn around Yahoo needs a turnaround itself, repeating a pattern of futility that has hobbled one of the Internet's best-known companies for the past decade.
- As Yahoo Turns: What's next in its decade-long soap opera?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has starred in a decade-long soap opera during which it's run through five CEOs, fended off a hostile takeover bid from Microsoft and sparred (often unsuccessfully) with activist investors who muscled their way on to the Internet company's board.
- Growth _ but not expansion _ in US Internet gambling market
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling is slowly growing — but not expanding — after 2 1/2 years of online betting in the United States.
- Internet gambling revenue in US since 2013
Revenue from Internet gambling in the United States since 2013:
- New Polish gov't reopens questions about 2010 plane crash
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new conservative ruling party has shut down government websites that carried the findings of an investigation into the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski, reopening debate over a disaster overshadowed by conspiracy theories.
- Revised nuclear deal between South Korea, US takes effect
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A new nuclear treaty with the United States governing South Korea's commercial nuclear activities during the next 20 years went into effect Wednesday, the South Korean government said.
- Why government and tech can't agree about encryption
NEW YORK (AP) — Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.
- Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
- US officials signal move toward embracing self-driving cars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.
- Washington project ensures forest stores carbon for decades
SEATTLE (AP) — Half a small forest still standing near Mount Rainier faced clear-cutting before an effort in Washington state saved the decades-old trees and allowed Microsoft to help finance the project to offset its carbon footprint.
- HP's last earnings report shows decline
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sales for most of its business divisions.
- Reusable rocket: In a first, booster returns safely to Earth
NEW YORK (AP) — A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics.
- New Zealand extradition hearing against Kim Dotcom ends
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A court hearing in New Zealand on whether to extradite Kim Dotcom and three others who helped run the website Megaupload to the United States ended Tuesday after nine weeks of arguments.
- Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate — so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say.
- China, US promise better protection for business secrets
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese trade envoys on Tuesday promised to work together to protect business secrets and Beijing appeared to give ground in a dispute over proposed technology security rules for its banks.