A California teenager has invented a device that fully charges a cell phone in 20 seconds flat, and leading technology firms, including Google, are turning interested eyes her way.
The leadership of the Boy Scouts of America is standing the common sense of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" on its pointy head. The Scouts' executive committee recommended Friday that openly homosexual Scouts be invited into the troop, despite the harm it might do to straight Scouts.
Stocks rose sharply on Wall Street on Wednesday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to an all-time high.
Stocks fell on Wall Street on Thursday as Oracle's weak sales results weighed down big U.S. technology companies. Traders also worried about Cyprus running out of time to avoid bankruptcy.
Cisco Systems plans to establish two network training centers in Myanmar, as global technology companies begin to move into one of the least-connected places on Earth.
The world's corporate giants are throwing their weight behind gay marriage by signing a brief to the Supreme Court that equal rights for gays under the law is good for big business.
The junior league of smartphone operating systems is getting more competitive. Phones from yet another contender _ Tizen _ will go on sale this year with a view to eventually competing with the industry leaders, Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Intel Corp. said Tuesday that it will sell a set-top box that brings Internet-delivered movies and shows to a TV set this year.
There's a gun-control theme among the guests who will sit in the first lady's box at President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, including the parents of a slain Chicago teen, a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a police officer who was wounded in a Wisconsin shooting massacre.