Porn company is amassing 1-800 numbers

(AP) -- For years, teenagers across the U.S. could call a toll-free hotline if they had embarrassing questions about AIDS and safe sex. Dial the same number now and you get a recording of giggling women offering to talk ...

Subsea cable to double S.Africa Internet capacity

A new undersea telecommunications cable has landed in South Africa, investors announced Tuesday, saying the link would double the broadband capacity of the continent's largest economy.

Propeller turbulence may affect marine food webs

A new study by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that turbulence from boat propellers can and does kill large numbers of copepods—tiny crustaceans that are an important part of marine food ...

Taiwan's Acer lowers second-quarter shipment forecast

Taiwan's leading personal computer maker Acer Inc. said Tuesday that shipments are expected to drop about 10 percent in the current quarter from the previous one due to slowing demand.

EU to probe Internet providers' traffic management

(AP) -- The European Union said Tuesday it has asked the bloc's 27 member countries to probe whether Internet providers block or slow down services in a way that harms consumers.

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