Computer glitches disrupt NYSE, WSJ, United Airline flights

New York Stock Exchange says issue 'not the result of a cyber breach' but hacktivist group tweets cryptic message before glitchBy Barry Eitel with...

China expected to dethrone US in electric car sales

By the end of 2015, worldwide electric car sales will pass the 600,000 mark, with 220,000-250,000 expected to be in China and 180,000 in...

Belgian court convicts Uber driver

Uber drivers in Brussels risk having their cars confiscated as court finds driver violated taxi rules BRUSSELS – Beleaguered taxi company Uber ran into another...

Moon likely ripped from Earth by wayward planet

Strong evidence moon was created after cataclysmic collision between Earth, massive space objectBy Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO - The moon was violently...

Twitter to lay off 8 percent of workers

Announcement comes days into Jack Dorsey’s tenure as permanent CEO By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter announced Tuesday that it would lay off roughly 8...

Climate change draft deal agreed in Paris

'If adopted, this text will mark a historic turning point,' UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) President Fabius has saidPARIS – The...

Pakistan unblocks Youtube after three-year ban

Video site was banned in 2012 for hosting blasphemous movie By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistan has lifted a three-year...

Turkish gamers and designers eyeing lucrative market

-Digital games are eclipsing Hollywood and the music industry in profitability; can Turkey be part of the gaming revolution?By Ilker Girit ISTANBUL ...

Pan-African University unveils governing council

PAU president calls move 'historic, revolutionary step'ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The African Union (AU) on Thursday inaugurated – albeit belatedly – the 28-member governing...

New sub-atomic particle discovered by US scientists

Tetraquark helps with understanding smallest atoms, the largest starsBy Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO -- Particle physicists working for the U.S. government announced Friday...

Turkey: Education board chairman gives tips to students

Yekta Sarac, chairman of Turkey's Higher Education Board (YOK), has advised students not to fall for fancy sounding terms at universities in the countryANKARA...

Apple unveils iPhone 6S, iPad Pro and overhauled Apple TV

Less focus on new smartphones, more on other products at annual September eventBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO - Apple revealed new versions of old products...

Twitter CEO shift fuels takeover theories

Analysts suggest company could be readying itself to be acquiredBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – As Twitter seeks a new chief executive to follow...

EU court rules Skype, Sky names ‘too similar’

Skype owner Microsoft unable to register brand as trademark BRUSSELS - The EU ruled Tuesday that Skype, the online video chat service, cannot register its name...

Apple, Google, other companies to pay $415M to workers

Lawsuit sheds light on no poaching policy at Silicon Valley’s biggest companiesBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – Tech giants Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe...

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Illinois governor plans to block the revamp on Chicago schools’ funding

On Monday, the Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner stated his intentions to prevent the money set aside for setting off the pension of teachers of...