Bitcoin's self-proclaimed founder backtracks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The man who claimed to be the mysterious founder of bitcoin appears to be stepping back into the shadows, leaving numerous questions in his wake....
'Space Invaders,' 'Grand Theft Auto III' hall of fame games
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A video game that allowed players to zap marching aliens with dot lasers and another that gave them flamethrowers and put them in the driver's seat in a violent 3-D world are among six games inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame....
Exxon and FuelCell to study capturing carbon emissions
DALLAS (AP) -- Exxon Mobil and FuelCell Energy say that they will jointly work on technology to reduce the cost of capturing carbon emissions from power plants....
Global, local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise
WASHINGTON (AP) -- International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy....
For virtual reality makers, a new version of an old struggle
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When it comes to virtual reality, how exclusive is exclusive?...
Apple partners with commercial software giant SAP
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps that business customers can use on iPhones and iPad tablets....
Meet the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) -- Decked out in high-tech goggles, pilot Steve Zoumas dives low and sees the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight goes black. The crowd lets out a collective "Whoa!" as pieces of his aircraft, which has just smashed into a concrete barrier, go flying....
Apple loses Chinese lawsuit over iPhone name
BEIJING (AP) -- Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags....
Tribune Publishing rejects Gannett's 'opportunistic' bid
Tribune Publishing Co. on Wednesday rejected Gannett's more than $388 million buyout offer, saying it's too little for the company that owns The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers....
Hulu to sell Internet TV package with live programming
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hulu is expanding its Internet TV programming with a subscription service offering a mix of live cable and broadcast options that will include news and sports....
Pittsburgh City Council is considering banning the use of wild animals in performances, outlawing Ringling Bros. and Barnum + Bailey and the Shrine Circus from appearing in town after 2016. Council President Bruce Kraus proposal prohibits the performance of wild or exotic animals for public entertainment or amusement…to protect them from cruel and inhumane treatment. Educational, research, rehabilitative venues such as the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, The National Aviary and the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center would be excluded.
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