Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tech

In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, photo, a worker arranges used electronic equipment at a repair shop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng)

BY STEPHEN WRIGHT JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and ...
In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo a woman with her child uses a public wifi hotspot in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ HAVANA (AP) — Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba’s state-owned telecommunications company. The 55-year-old theater producer connected the device to ...
nintendo switch

Nintendo finally told the world all about their upcoming console, the Nintendo Switch, live from Tokyo last evening. From a launch date and selling point to some upcoming titles, the ...
President of Nintendo Tatsumi Kimishima speaks during a presentation event of the new Nintendo Switch in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

BY YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO (AP) — The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global ...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during NFL football practice, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — Have you ever wanted to know what Tom Brady sees as he stares down a pass rush, scans the field for an open receiver ...
In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at strengthening its ties with media organizations to help them expand their audiences, come up with ...
This computer image provided by Energy Observer, shows the Energy Observer boat, which is powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen. (Energy Observer via AP)

BY SAMUEL PETREQUIN PARIS (AP) — The first self-sufficient boat powered only by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world in the spring. Energy Observer, a former ...
In this Jan. 9, 2007, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up an iPhone at the MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from ...
The new Honda Odyssey minivan is unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

BY JEFF KAROUB DETROIT (AP) — A veteran player in the small but scrappy minivan segment is getting a major upgrade. Honda unveiled a sleeker 2018 Odyssey Monday at the ...
In this Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

BY DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday denounced last week’s U.S. intelligence report on Russian hacking, calling it a politically motivated “press release” that provided ...
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