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.

Apple denies e-book pricing conspiracy

Apple denied a charge that it schemed with publishers to hike prices for e-books, portraying itself as a hero for prying Amazon's "monopolistic grip" from the market.

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 ...

French NGO threatens Facebook with privacy lawsuit

A French NGO said Friday it was pursuing a class action suit against Facebook, saying the social network was violating users' privacy despite the enactment of strict new EU rules this year.

Russia brings astronauts safely back to Earth

Three astronauts landed safely in the Kazakh steppe aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule on Tuesday after a stay of over five months aboard the International Space Station, Russian mission control said.

Sony videogame line-up flexes motion control

Sony on Thursday unveiled a holiday season line-up of PlayStation 3 videogames tailored for motion control using the Japanese entertainment titan's Move gear.

Mars food study researchers emerge from dome (Update 3)

Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren Hawaii lava field at 8,000 feet (2,400 meters), trying to figure out what foods astronauts might eat on Mars and during deep-space missions.

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