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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. The documents didn't explain the rationale...Show More Summary
The delay, naturally, has sparked online grousing and even some data-based activism, including the creation of a crowdsourced spreadsheet for tracking who received their prized VR gear and when. Some longtime supporters of Oculus have...Show More Summary
Worse, environmentalists say, is the facility's decades-old record of using the Arctic-bound waters of the Techa River to dump waste from reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, hundreds of tons of which is imported annually from neighboring...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion. TiVo is a digital video recording company. The executive said in a written statement on Friday that the buyout will help to extend services across platforms and expand its customer base.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced Thursday that it would stop trying to fix the satellite after determining that its two solar arrays had broken off at their bases.
An autopsy later confirmed he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Sgt. Andrea Urena of the Santa Clara County sheriff's department said Thursday. In a statement on Wednesday, Apple said its employees were "heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented co-worker."
Meaning, of course, its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of, well, shopping. What started as a yearly...Show More Summary
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company's prospects in China. [...] he said he worries about Chinese regulators, who recently blocked Apple's online services.
The partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7-year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company. Last fall, Google hired John Krafcik, an auto industry veteran and former executive at Ford Motor Co. Show More Summary
SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of Amazon.com Inc. surged Thursday after the e-commerce powerhouse reported better-than-expected first-quarter results fueled by a 28 percent jump in revenue. The Seattle-based company's net income totaled $513Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, ''Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of...Show More Summary
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kindle Oasis is Amazon's sleekest, lightest e-book reader yet — and at $290, unnecessary unless you're a die-hard reader. The Oasis, which started shipping this week, is meant to be a luxury e-book reader — a solid,...Show More Summary
CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression. Rather...Show More Summary
More facilities have to be built there to accommodate heavy-lift launch vehicles and service manned launches. The construction of the vast space complex some 5,500 kilometers (3,400 miles) east of Moscow has been troubled by delays —...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen. Rovio...Show More Summary
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a better-than-expected quarterly profit as an early debut of its flagship Galaxy smartphones boosted sales of high-end phones despite flat growth in the overall smartphone...Show More Summary
The factory at the corner of Xiu Yan and Shen Jiang roads is one of the most secretive facilities at the heart of iPhone production and covers an area equal to almost 90 football fields. In the center is a plaza with a firehouse, police station and post office. Show More Summary
(AP) — Facebook posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter, helped by a growing number of users and higher advertising revenue, especially on mobile devices. Adjusted earnings were 77 cents per share in the latest quarter,...Show More Summary
Last month, Facebook announced that people can use its Messenger chat service to order flowers, keep up with the news and buy shoes or other goods from participating companies. Only a few have signed on so far, but if the feature takes...Show More Summary