- Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.
- French raid Google in latest probe into tech's tax tactics
PARIS (AP) — Police raided Google's French headquarters Tuesday looking for evidence of "aggravated tax fraud," marking one of Europe's most conspicuous attempts yet to cast a U.S. technology leader as a manipulative scofflaw.
- Google Maps directions may soon lead you to ... more ads
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — You might start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service.
- HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp.
- Toyota to invest in ride-hailing app Uber
NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota said Tuesday it is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
- Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.
- Microsoft opens wallet to extend Internet in remote areas
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has joined other tech giants working to deliver the Internet in remote parts of the world, although it's taking a smaller-scale approach than some of its rivals.
- European Space Agency puts 2 navigation satellites in orbit
BERLIN (AP) — A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe's rival to the U.S.-made Global Positioning System, or GPS.
- Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Michelle Plante scoured a surveillance video for clues, trying to identify the man seen shooting at someone in a Hartford playground recently in broad daylight. Luckily, no children were there, and the man fled into a nearby house after missing his target.
- US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize
HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarded this year's euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize.