Google employees testing new mobile device

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google Inc.'s employees are testing a new mobile device that runs on the company's Android operating system, as the search giant continues its push into the wireless market and toward...

Google employees testing new mobile device, US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google Inc.'s employees are testing a new mobile device that runs on the company's Android operating system, as the search giant continues its push into the wireless market and toward...

‘Uncharted 2’ nabs top prize at VGAs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cinematic action adventure "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" nabbed three prizes including game of the year at the Spike TV Video Game Awards. The PlayStation 3 exclusive was named top game...

Starent Networks shareholders endorse Cisco merger

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Starent Networks Corp. has cleared a key hurdle toward its pending acquisition by the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment. Starent said Friday its shareholders have endorsed the $2.9 billion...

Tech blog, Singapore startup feud over tablet PC

SEATTLE (AP) — About 18 months ago, a technology blogger got fed up with the industry and forged an alliance with a startup to make his dream computer. It almost worked. The touch-screen "tablet" device...

Fla. judges, lawyers must ‘unfriend’ on Facebook

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida's judges and lawyers should no longer "friend" each other on Facebook, the popular social networking site, according to a ruling from the state's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee. At least...

Globalive to launch mobile phone service in Canada

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government said Friday that it has approved a request from Egyptian-backed telecom Globalive Wireless Management Corp. to launch its mobile phone service in Canada. It will be the fourth major...

Nat’l Semiconductor drops on market share concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of chip maker National Semiconductor Corp. dropped Friday despite its strong fiscal second-quarter results as investors worried about the company's market-share losses. National Semiconductor reported earnings on Thursday that beat...

Apple countersues Nokia over phone patents

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is suing phone maker Nokia for patent infringement, a countermove to Nokia's suit against technologies used in Apple's iPhone. Apple Inc. says in its suit that Nokia Corp. is infringing...

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! — but did she write it alone, or did she...

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 impossible to put to rest, haunting her like a ghost...

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 The Sports Authority in Burbank, Calif. The nation's largest sports...

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 put in writing, the founder of Craigslist acknowledged Friday. Under cross-examination...

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 put in writing, the founder of Craigslist acknowledged Friday. Under cross-examination...

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 games in November, according to figures reported Thursday by market...

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 online, looked destined to be made poorly if it could...

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 backdating stock options, it sent a shock wave through the...

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 year. Retail sales of video game systems, software and accessories totaled...

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 regulators. The new timetable disclosed Thursday was among the minor changes...

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 the Web. Thursday's expansion is the latest move to underscore the...