In emails to UK police, Anonymous seeks solidarity
(AP)—The online movement known as Anonymous has made an unusual appeal to British police: "Stand with us."
Microsoft courts mobile lifestyles with Windows 8
Microsoft on Thursday will roll out a new version of its flagship Windows operating system tailored for a world shifting from personal computers to smartphones and tablets.
Maya demand an end to doomsday myth
Guatemala's Mayan people accused the government and tour groups on Wednesday of perpetuating the myth that their calendar foresees the imminent end of the world for monetary gain.
China's BYD sending electric cabs to London
(AP)—Chinese automaker BYD Co. is sending 50 electric cabs to London in a boost to China's struggling makers of all-electric vehicles.
Soundtrack to history: 1878 Edison audio unveiled
(AP)—Researchers have recovered and digitized what experts say is the oldest playable recording of an American voice and history's first-ever recorded musical performance.
Chinese rare earths producer suspends output
(AP)—China's biggest rare earths producer has suspended output in an effort to shore up slumping prices of the materials used by makers of mobile phones and other high-tech products.
Researchers show predominant importance of the correlation between climate and demographic growth
We're not used to thinking of ourselves as animals. But as Jason Samson sees it, climate is as important in shaping the distribution and movement of humans as it is in other animals. The McGill-trained ecologist and fellow ...