US growth figures have minimal market impact

LONDON (AP) — Markets mostly held their ground Friday after figures showed that the U.S. economy grew less than expected at the end of...

Thai PM: I’ll do what’s best regarding Cambodia

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Thailand's prime minister told The Associated Press on Friday that protesters demanding it revoke its pact with Cambodia over a...

Trade ministers try for new impetus toward Doha

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Thailand's prime minister on Saturday urged more than two dozen senior officials from key economies to try to send a...

Thawatchai Iam-nak

Thawatchai was captured Monday with the explosive devices near Government House where anti-government People Alliance for Democracy stage a demonstration Tuesday. (AP photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Nissan plant keeps Japan jobs, sends green message

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — The Leaf electric car is rolling down the bustling assembly line at Nissan's Oppama plant, taking the place of a...

World stock markets mixed ahead of Fed meeting

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed Tuesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's first interest rate meeting of the year and as concerns...

Thailand faces fresh street protests from Yellows

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's government faced renewed street protests Tuesday as the right-wing nationalist group that seized Bangkok's airports two years ago gathered in...

Choice of CEO signals new direction for HP

NEW YORK (AP) — The appointment of a German software executive as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s next CEO sends an unmistakable signal that the board of...

Washington wealthy clash over income tax on rich

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state that produced America's richest man has never taken a cut of its residents' income. Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill...

Microsoft sues Motorola over smart phone patents

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. is suing Motorola Inc. for infringing on its smart-phone patents. The software maker on Friday said Motorola phones that...

Facebook splits stock 5 for 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, the world's largest online social network, said Friday it is splitting its shares five for one, so that it...

Nations wary of dependence on China’s rare earths

TOKYO (AP) — China's recent halt of exotic metal shipments to Japan amid a diplomatic spat has reverberated throughout the world's high-tech manufacturing hubs...

Intel chief says Iran able to fight computer worm

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's intelligence minister said the country has learned how to fight off a complex computer worm that some foreign experts...

Microsoft taps tech leader to head Office division

SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft Corp. has picked an insider with engineering expertise to head up its Office software division, filling a spot left vacant...

Cisco to sell videoconferencing box for the home, US Cisco to...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cisco says it's going to sell a $599 box that turns living-room TV sets into big videophones. It's the first entry...

Qualcomm ends sales of portable sets for mobile TV, US

NEW YORK (AP) — It looks as if U.S. consumers just aren't that interested in getting TV on their phones and other mobile devices. Wireless...

Euro terror alert spotlights voiceprint technology

LONDON (AP) — Did their voices betray them? The discovery of an alleged terror plot against Europe owes at least some of its success...

Michigan students get DC vote site to play song

WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Michigan students hacked a prototype D.C. elections voting site and programmed it to play their fight song, prompting election...

September trial date set for Russian arms suspect

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Soviet military officer accused of offering to sell weapons to a terrorist group will be tried in federal...

Sabrina Shroff, Viktor Bout

In this courtroom sketch, former Soviet military officer Viktor Bout, right, is shown in Federal Court with a court-appointed attorney, Sabrina Shroff, Friday Jan....