SF mayor backs radiation labels for cell phones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mayor Gavin Newsom is endorsing a proposal that would make San Francisco the first city in the country to require...

Australian government to introduce Internet filter

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia plans to introduce an Internet filtering system to block obscene and crime-linked Web sites despite concerns it will curtail freedoms...

USGS monitoring Twitter for earthquake details

LOS ANGELES (AP) — OMG! Earthquake! The U.S. Geological Survey is scouring the popular microblogging site Twitter soon after a temblor hits to pinpoint regions...

EU regulators softening stance on Oracle-Sun

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — European Union regulators appear to be softening their opposition to Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc.,...

Google tests new phone to profit from mobile Web

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. is determined to gain more influence over how the Web is used on mobile phones, even if the...

Craigslist exec told Whitman had 2 sides

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — The eBay executive who led the online auction site's efforts to gain a minority stake in Craigslist warned that former...

Craigslist exec: eBay CEO changed his mind

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — The CEO of Craigslist says he had decided not to do business with eBay in 2004 before being asked to...

Novell condenses 4 business units into 2

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Novell Inc. said Monday that it will condense its four business units into two in an effort to streamline operations....

22 million missing Bush White House e-mails found

WASHINGTON (AP) — Computer technicians have found 22 million missing White House e-mails from the administration of President George W. Bush, according to two...

Falling-TV deaths remain concern even amid LCD fad

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Studies suggest that the number of children killed or injured by falling television has risen even as more consumers replace their...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!...