Feb 24, 2013 12:03 EST
Professional social networking websites such as LinkedIn trying to tap into China's vast business world are finding a formidable domestic foe -- the ingrained system of personal connections known as "guanxi".
Feb 24, 2013 08:18 EST
It is a pitiful sight: items seized from bankrupt companies fill this warehouse in Lombardy, a key swing region in the general election, where recession-hit citizens' votes count more than most.
Feb 22, 2013 17:22 EST
The US military suspended all test flights Friday for the new F-35 fighter jet over potential engine problems, officials said, the latest setback for a program dogged by cost overruns and technical glitches.
Feb 21, 2013 19:13 EST
Google unveiled a touchscreen notebook computer Thursday designed for high-end users, throwing down the gauntlet to Apple and its MacBooks.
Feb 21, 2013 16:35 EST
US wine exports uncorked a record year in 2012, bringing in $1.43 billion in revenues as demand grew in Germany, Sweden, Japan and China, the Wine Institute said Thursday.
Feb 21, 2013 16:32 EST
Fish sold in the United States is often deliberately mislabeled, making American consumers the unwitting victims of "widespread seafood fraud," according to a report out Thursday.
Feb 21, 2013 11:02 EST
British arms maker BAE Systems said Thursday that stretched defence budgets weighed on the group's profits in 2012 and warned that fresh cutbacks could force it to axe 3,500 jobs at US shipyard operations.
Feb 20, 2013 20:59 EST
So much for Mars being "The Red Planet."
Feb 20, 2013 15:04 EST
Yahoo! sported a new look on Wednesday in a make-over tailored by style savvy and engineering smart chief Marissa Mayer.
Feb 20, 2013 05:03 EST
North Korea has released a new propaganda video showing US soldiers and President Barack Obama burning in the flames of a nuclear blast.
Feb 19, 2013 22:30 EST
The United States and China traded charges over cyberattacks after a security firm alleged that Beijing controled hackers who have penetrated the US government, companies and media.
Feb 19, 2013 21:37 EST
French videogame maker Ubisoft began selling computer games made by Electronic Arts, Warner Brothers and other rivals at its online Uplay shop.
Feb 19, 2013 17:58 EST
Apple on Tuesday said it suffered a cyber attack similar to the one recently carried out against Facebook, but that it repelled the invaders before its data was plundered.
Feb 19, 2013 14:59 EST
Apple on Tuesday said it was hit by hackers who wormed their way into the California company's system but evidently failed to steal any data.
Feb 19, 2013 14:54 EST
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday launched an initiative to attract high-tech startups, the latest step in his campaign to turn New York into an East Coast version of Silicon Valley.
Feb 19, 2013 14:41 EST
A gunman killed three people in California Tuesday, including at least one execution-style, in a series of carjackings before taking his own life, police said.
Feb 18, 2013 14:57 EST
NASA, universities and private groups in the US are working on asteroid warning systems that can detect objects from space like the one that struck Russia last week with a blinding flash and mighty boom.
Feb 18, 2013 13:34 EST
An association of US Catholics has launched a petition to keep a retired Los Angeles cardinal mired in a pedophilia scandal from taking part in the conclave that will choose the next pope.
Feb 18, 2013 09:49 EST
European data protection agencies intend to take action against the US Internet giant Google after it failed to follow their orders to comply with EU privacy laws, a French agency said on Monday.
Feb 18, 2013 08:44 EST
European data protection agencies intend to take action against the US Internet giant Google after it failed to follow their orders to comply with EU privacy laws, the French data protection authority said on Monday.