Ask AP: Palin’s best-seller, making 3-D movies

Sarah Palin wrapped up her new memoir "Going Rogue" in just four months after the book deal was announced — you betcha she did!...

Swedish service performs your last online wishes

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sunniva Geertinger was devastated when her boyfriend took his life early this year. To make matters worse, his Facebook account proved almost...

Fitness video games are reshaping medium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At first glance, the rack of video games seems out of place next to the row of elliptical machines at...

Whitman pledges not in Craigslist contract

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Assurances that former eBay CEO Meg Whitman gave Craigslist's officials before eBay bought into the online classifieds company were never...

Whitman pledges not in Craigslist contract

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Assurances that former eBay CEO Meg Whitman gave Craigslist's officials before eBay bought into the online classifieds company were never...

November video game sales fall 8 percent to $2.7B

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans reached into their pockets — though not as deep as last year — to spend $2.7 billion on video...

Hollywood adds money, talent to made-for-Web shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Web sites that buy original video clips often pay so little that "The Bannen Way," a flashy crime thriller debuting...

Gov’t misconduct may unravel Broadcom fraud case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — When the federal government revealed it had launched a massive investigation of some of Broadcom Corp.'s top executives for...

November US video game retail sales slide

NEW YORK (AP) — A market researcher says Americans spent 8 percent less on video games in November than in the same month last...

Microsoft may speed up to $150M in Yahoo payments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Microsoft may accelerate up to $150 million in reimbursements due Yahoo if their proposed Internet search partnership is approved by...

Yahoo adds another touch of Twitter to search

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo is including more Twitter messages in its search results to give people a better sense about what's happening on...

National Semiconductor beats 2Q earnings estimates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Semiconductor maker National Semiconductor Corp. beat analysts' earnings and sales estimates for its fiscal 2010 second quarter. The company reported net income...

Microsoft to reimburse Yahoo $150M in search deal

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Microsoft will reimburse Yahoo for up to $150 million in expenses if their proposed Internet search partnership is approved by...

GAO: FCC must improve wireless industry oversight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators receive tens of thousands of customer complaints about wireless services every year, but don't do enough to follow up...

Ciena shares tumble on wider-than-expected 4Q loss

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Shares of Ciena Corp. tumbled 11 percent Thursday after the computer networking equipment maker posted a wider-than-expected loss for its...

AOL finally regains independence from Time Warner

NEW YORK (AP) — AOL resumed life as an independent Internet company Thursday as it completed its spinoff from Time Warner Inc. and closed...

Malaysian tycoon buys networking site Friendster

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian tycoon Vincent Tan announced a deal to buy Friendster, a social networking site that still retains a strong...

Panasonic to buy 50.2 pct stake in Sanyo for $4.6B

TOKYO (AP) — Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it will take majority control of Sanyo Electric Co. in a $4.6 billion deal, forging one of...

TSA puts 5 employees on leave over online posting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five Transportation Security Administration employees have been placed on administrative leave since it was discovered that sensitive guidelines about airport passenger...

FairPoint delays filing Ch. 11 reorganization plan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — FairPoint Communications Inc. wants more time to file its bankruptcy reorganization plan. The troubled telecommunications company said Wednesday, a day before...