Apple case cracks open e-books, digital goods pricing

A ruling by an American judge that Apple illegally conspired to fix e-book prices could boost competition in the market for all kinds of digital goods, including music and movies, analysts say.

Japan robot suit gets global safety certificate

A robot suit that can help the elderly or disabled get around was given its global safety certificate in Japan on Wednesday, paving the way for its worldwide rollout.

Lawsuit claims Hewlett-Packard has lied about Autonomy write-off

Countering Hewlett-Packard Co.'s claim that it wrote off $8.8 billion of its purchase of Autonomy after discovering it had been misled about the British firm's finances, a shareholder lawsuit claims the real reason was that ...

Austrian daredevil eyes new space jump at weekend

An Austrian daredevil hopes to make a new record-breaking attempt to jump from the edge of space Sunday, after his initial launch bid was aborted due to gusting winds, organizers said.

Austrian eyes record jump from edge of space in US

An Austrian daredevil is hoping to make an unprecedented leap from the edge of space Tuesday, setting records as he breaks the speed of sound in freefall in the skies above the US state of New Mexico.

Woman takes command of ISS after crew return

A woman took command of the International Space Station for only the second time Monday as three of her US and Russian colleagues made a safe return from the orbiting space lab to the Kazakh steppe.

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