Gadget Watch: PadFone novel as phone-tablet hybrid
NEW YORK (AP) -- Companies often blend old products to give you something new....
US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home....
Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS....
UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments....
Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use
WASHINGTON (AP) -- University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research....
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services....
Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again
NEW YORK (AP) -- Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers....
Lyft says it's starting New York City service
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state....
Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, a government newspaper reported Friday....
BSkyB to create multinational European TV network
LONDON (AP) -- London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox a cash boost to potentially revive its attempt to buy Time Warner....
The administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras. The plan would screen youths in their home country to determine whether they qualify and would be limited to Honduras but could be expanded to other Central American countries. Under the in-country screening program , the legal standard for youths to qualify for refugee status would remain the same as it is for those who seek the status after arriving in the U.S.
Do you agree with the U.S. Sentencing Commission decision allowing felons already serving time, eligible for early release?