Bluebeat to battle EMI over Beatles songs

US online music service Bluebeat said it plans to fight British recording label EMI over rights to stream and sell versions of Beatles songs.

Prized mushroom collection returns to China

(AP) -- A Chinese scholar persecuted during the Cultural Revolution for smuggling a rare collection of mushrooms out of China before World War II was honored Saturday when the collection was returned more than 70 years later.

Brazil blackouts result of cyber hacking: report

Massive power outages in Brazil in 2005 and 2007 that impacted millions were caused by cyber hackers attacking control systems, the US television network CBS said Sunday.

Russian rocket to launch from French Guiana in 2010

A Russian rocket will next year for the first time blast off from a European launch pad in South America, officials said Saturday, as the first rockets headed for the site on board a ship.

Seattle team wins $900,000 in Space Elevator Games

(AP) -- A Seattle team has collected a $900,000 prize in a NASA-backed competition to develop the concept of an elevator to space - an idea spurred by science fiction novels.