Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes as they anticipate more stimulus from Japan.
Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones, in a sign the company is getting its mojo back while rivals fail to deliver new smartphones.
Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.
A major defense contractor and key player in the nation's first unmanned aircraft business and technology park is up and flying in North Dakota, much to the delight of state officials who have pumped millions of dollars into promoting drones.
In a story July 27 about a rural Oregon town that has reinvented itself as a high-tech outpost, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Facebook came to Prineville to look for a site for a data center. It was seven years ago, not 15.
Facebook's stock is trading higher after the world's biggest social media company handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter, barreling ahead on mobile advertisements, user growth and the next frontier — video.
Donald Trump made an extraordinary plea for Russia to help find Hillary Clinton's missing emails — but he hardly stopped there in a scattershot news conference Wednesday that doubled as counter-programming to the ongoing Democratic National Convention.
FBI Director James Comey said government and the tech industry need to sort out their differences over encryption before "something terrible happens" that would make productive conversations impossible.
Apple has said it will not comply with a federal court order to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers. Commenters online weigh privacy versus security in an age of terrorism. CREDIT: - Emma Cott and Ben Laffin / The New York Times
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