Taiwan cuts growth forecast on muted export demand
Taiwan has lowered its economic growth forecast for 2013 to a muted 2.4 percent as global demand for the island's electronics exports remained subdued.
1 hour, 42 minutes ago.
Pandora posts in-line 1Q loss, upbeat sales
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported higher-than-expected revenue in the latest quarter, with losses in line with analysts' forecasts, as the number of subscribers who pay for ad-free listening more than doubled to exceed 2.5 million.
13 hours, 45 minutes ago.
NASA head views progress on asteroid lasso mission
Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
13 hours, 50 minutes ago.
Hurricane outlook: Another busy Atlantic season
Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe an unusually wild one, federal forecasters say.
13 hours, 52 minutes ago.
Prosecutor: IPad theft defendants ambushed victim
Two men accused of killing a high school freshman who refused to let go of his iPad were like wild animals ambushing a weak victim, a prosecutor said Thursday.
14 hours, 21 minutes ago.
2013 hurricane names: From Andrea to Wendy
Weather forecasters are predicting another busy Atlantic hurricane season. The storms will get their names from an alphabetical list of 21 names:
14 hours, 55 minutes ago.
Study: Amphibians disappearing at alarming rate
A new study has determined for the first time just how quickly frogs and other amphibians are disappearing around the United States, and the news is not good.
15 hours, 44 minutes ago.
Cockroaches quickly lose sweet tooth to survive
For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kitchen in Florida, something went very wrong.
17 hours, 22 minutes ago.
Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View
Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
18 hours, 5 minutes ago.
Review: Google music plan solid, serendipitous
Google's new music service offers a lot of eye candy to go with the tunes. The song selection of around 18 million tracks is comparable to popular services such as Spotify and Rhapsody, and a myriad of playlists curated along different genres provides a big playground for music lovers.
18 hours, 48 minutes ago.
Solar plane completes 2nd leg of trip in Texas
A solar-powered plane has landed in Texas, completing the second leg of a trip across the United States.
23 hours, 53 minutes ago.
Lenovo says quarterly profit up 90 percent
Computer maker Lenovo Group said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 90 percent as sales of smartphones and mobile computing technology expanded.
1 day, 4 hours, 36 minutes ago.
HP's 2Q offers hope even as revenue slump deepens
Hewlett-Packard is still scrambling to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices as a slump in its personal computer sales deepens, but the company's cost-cutting measures and focus on more profitable areas of technology appear to be easing the pain.
1 day, 12 hours, 21 minutes ago.
Jennifer Lopez to open cellphone stores
"Jenny from the Block" wants the block to buy Verizon phones from her.
1 day, 13 hours, 46 minutes ago.
Twitter adds security measure to logins
Twitter is adding an extra security measure to users' accounts in an effort to prevent unauthorized logins.
1 day, 14 hours, 39 minutes ago.
Restaurant learns online reviews can make or break
It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.
1 day, 14 hours, 43 minutes ago.
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony
Microsoft is the last of the three big video game console makers to unveil its latest gaming system. The unveiling comes nearly eight years after the Xbox 360 went on sale. It follows last fall's debut of Nintendo's Wii U and a preview in February of the upcoming PlayStation 4 from Sony.
1 day, 17 hours, 46 minutes ago.
First Look: New Xbox elegant, but much unknown
Will gamers want One?
1 day, 17 hours, 50 minutes ago.
Fox show brings messy workplaces to television
This time "you're fired" is more than a Donald Trump catchphrase. Fox is turning the firing of real people from real jobs into prime-time entertainment starting this week.
1 day, 18 hours, 44 minutes ago.
Clearwire board approves higher Sprint offer
Clearwire wants to accept a richer buyout offer made by Sprint this week and is recommending that shareholders vote in favor of it.
1 day, 21 hours, 3 minutes ago.
Ahead of the Bell: HP's 2Q results likely to sag
Hewlett-Packard will provide an update on its efforts to rise above the sinking PC market when it releases quarterly earnings Wednesday after the closing bell.
2 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes ago.
Sony mulls hedge fund's entertainment sale idea
Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai says the electronics giant's board will discuss a proposal by U.S. hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb to spin off up to 20 percent of its movie, TV and music division.
2 days, 1 hour, 35 minutes ago.
Apple case seen as possible spur to tax action
Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take action to close loopholes or reform the law.
2 days, 7 hours, 18 minutes ago.
Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb
Everything had to come together just perfectly to create the killer tornado in Moore, Okla.: wind speed, moisture in the air, temperature and timing. And when they did, the awesome energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
2 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes ago.
Senate panel approves immigration bill
Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
2 days, 10 hours, 55 minutes ago.