Breath study brings roadside drug testing closer

(Phys.org) —A group of researchers from Sweden have provided further evidence that illegal drugs can be detected in the breath, opening up the possibility of a roadside breathalyzer test to detect substances such as cocaine, ...

Washington AG slaps T-Mobile USA for new plans

(AP)—Washington state's chief prosecutor says there's a catch to T-Mobile's new cellphone plans, which replace the traditional two-year service contract with an installment plan for phone buyers.

Tracking gunfire with a smartphone

(Phys.org) —You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of the neighborhood pops up on its screen with a large red ...

Cassini observes meteors colliding with Saturn's rings

(Phys.org) —NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings. These observations make Saturn's rings the only location ...

Amazon reports lower 1Q earnings, higher revenue

Amazon.com Inc.'s net income declined in the first three months of the year even though revenue increased 22 percent, as the online retailer continued to spend heavily on order fulfillment and rights to digital content.

Coinstar's 1Q earnings drop as Redbox growth slows

(AP)—Coinstar's first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent amid signs that its Redbox kiosks for DVD rentals are losing their appeal as more people switch to Netflix and other Internet video services.

Expedia posts 1Q loss; says revenue rose 24 pct

Online travel agency Expedia Inc. is reporting a larger loss in the first quarter as its stock-based compensation, legal reserve and depreciation costs surged compared to a year ago. But its adjusted revenue and income surpassed ...

Yahoo! to be online home of 'Saturday Night Live'

Yahoo! on Thursday continued its transformation into a stage for online media with a deal to stream "Saturday Night Live" television shows stretching from the current season back to 1975.

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