SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Intel CEO Paul Otellini is retiring in May, giving the world’s largest maker of microprocessors six months to find a new leader as it confronts two major challenges: a shaky economy and a shift toward mobile devices that is reducing...
LOS ANGELES — Internet radio company Pandora is adding more functionality to its mobile apps – showing lyrics and artist information and making it easier to share self-crafted stations with friends – as companies intensify efforts to lure mobile advertising...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless, the largest cellphone carrier in the U.S., said it will sell a Nokia phone for the first time in years, lending support to the embattled Finnish company’s turnaround effort.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An unmanned space capsule carrying medical samples from the International Space Station splashed down in the Pacific Ocean Sunday, completing the first official private interstellar shipment under a billion-dollar contract with NASA.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia’s snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Apple introduced a smaller iPad but also updated its full-sized one. It also unveiled new Mac computers, including a 13-inch version of a MacBook Pro with a sharper, “Retina” display.
By MALCOLM RITTER and KARL RITTER
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 7:35 p.m.
NEW YORK — A Frenchman and an American shared the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for inventing methods to peer into the bizarre quantum world of ultra-tiny particles, work that could help in creating a new generation of super-fast computers.
LOS ANGELES (MCT) — John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their research on resetting cells to their earliest developmental stages. The work has yet to yield a clear breakthrough in...