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In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 photo, Sony Corp. President Kazuo Hirai leaves after a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink. The poor result released Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 was despite a 7 percent increase in quarterly sales to 1.9 trillion yen ($17.3 billion) as performance improved in cameras, TVs and game businesses. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woesSony says quarterly loss balloons to $1.2 billion on smartphone woes, sticks to forecasts
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - Apple chief executive and Alabama native Tim Cook laughs with a group before an Alabama Academy of Honor ceremony at the state Capitol in this Oct. 27, 2014 file photo taken in Montgomery, Ala. In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, and published Thursday Oct. 30, 2014  Cook says that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gayApple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay, but will disclosure ease workplace stigma?
The Associated Press1 day ago
Graffiti found in 3 more national parks in WestRangers find graffiti in 3 more national parks across West, identify suspect as New York woman
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Tuesday, May 7, 2013 file photo shows LinkedIn's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters. LinkedIn reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
LinkedIn reports 3Q loss but sales climbLinkedIn posts 3Q loss, but revenue grows 45 percent; stock rises after-hours
The Associated Press1 day ago
This product image provided by Microsoft shows the Microsoft Band, left, and the Microsoft Health app. Microsoft is looking to challenge Apple and Google with its own system for consolidating health and fitness data from various fitness gadgets and mobile apps. (AP Photo/Microsoft)
Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health trackingMicrosoft unveils $199 fitness gadget, creates data-tracking system to rival Apple, Google
The Associated Press1 day ago
Udo Helmbrecht, the director of the European Network and Information Security Agency, speaks to the Associated Press in an interview in Athens on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The agency coordinated Europe's largest ever cyber-security exercise, based in Athens, on Thursday. (AP Photo/Derek Gatopoulos)
EU holds largest-ever cyber-security exerciseEU holds largest-ever cyber-security exercise, defense of critical infrastructure the focus
The Associated Press1 day ago
Spain OKs 'Google Tax' demanded by news publishersSpanish parliament OKs law allowing news publishers to charge Google for linked content
The Associated Press1 day ago
The logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than three years. The South Korean company, which climbed from smartphone laggard to top seller in the past three years, had prided itself on responding quickly to market demand and ability to tailor handsets to the needs of users and mobile carriers around the world. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plungesSamsung admits smartphone error, vows reform as mobile profit plunges 74 percent
The Associated Press2 days ago
This photo provided by NASA shows an aerial view of the Wallops Island launch facilities on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, following the failed launch attempt of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket on Oct. 28 in Wallops Island, Va. (AP Photo/NASA, Terry Zaperach)
Rocket explosion setback for commercial spaceRocket explosion in Virginia setback for commercial cargo flights after string of successes
The Associated Press2 days ago
WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stockWhatsApp founders received 116 million Facebook shares currently worth nearly $9 billion
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, demonstrates the new Apple Pay mobile payment system at a Whole Foods store in Cupertino, Calif. A consortium of retailers called Merchant Customer Exchange plans to offer a rival mobile payment system next year which could direct debit customers’ checking accounts, instead of using a credit card. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivityApple Pay rival defends service, says it won't fine members who leave
The Associated Press2 days ago
This image provided by NASA shows the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, as it suffers a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Cygnus spacecraft was filled with about 5,000 pounds of supplies slated for the International Space Station, including science experiments, experiment hardware, spare parts, and crew provisions. (AP Photo/NASA, Joel Kowsky)
What is Orbital Sciences?Orbital: maker of rockets and satellites suffers setback with launch pad explosion
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE  - This file image released by CBS shows, from left, Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch, Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons in a scene from "The Big Bang Theory." The show is one of the programs available on CBS All Access, a digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service for the CBS Television Network. (AP Photo/CBS, Michael Yarish)
Review: CBS streaming not worth cutting cord, yetReview: CBS' streaming service is a good start, but needs more bells and whistles to win users
The Associated Press2 days ago
Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA dataCourt document shows UK spies get bulk access to NSA surveillance data, no warrant needed
The Associated Press2 days ago
This product image provided by Poynt shows the new Poynt "smart" payment terminal. Poynt is hoping an upcoming transition to smarter credit and debit cards will persuade millions of U.S. merchants to buy savvier payment terminals for their stores, too. (AP Photo/Poynt)
Startup tries to 'Poynt' stores in new directionStartup seizes on shift to smarter credit cards to sell a more intelligent payment terminal
The Associated Press2 days ago
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