- @POTUS unscripted: Obama shows a looser side on Twitter
WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget the primetime interviews or the formal, choreographed news conferences. President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings — at all hours of the day.
- Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales of its much anticipated Galaxy S6 smartphones failed to meet expectations.
- No more 'roar' as famed trading pits come to an end
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling, 'Buy! Buy! Buy!'" and decided no more classroom for him.
- Owner of 'Tetris' rights takes Hawaii home, ranch off grid
HONOLULU (AP) — High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others.
- Italian surveillance company hacked, documents stolen
LONDON (AP) — An Italian surveillance firm known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies has succumbed to a cyberattack, the firm's spokesman said Monday, confirming an embarrassing breach which sent documents and invoices ricocheting across the Internet.
- Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions
CORDOVA, Md. (AP) — Mike Geske wants a drone.
- Dartmouth contests showcase computer-generated creativity
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Can an algorithm pass for an author? Can a robot rock the house? A series of contests at Dartmouth College is about to find out.
- On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way
VIENNA (AP) — Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that American officials have sometimes described as the only alternative to war.
- Iran now pushes for an end to arms embargo in nuclear deal
VIENNA (AP) — As negotiators braced for yet another possible extension of nuclear talks, Iran demanded on Monday that any deal should include the end to a U.N. arms embargo as well — a condition backed by Russia but opposed by the United States as it seeks to limit Tehran's Mideast influence.