Campbell expansion will bring 3-D mammography

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Campbell County Memorial Hospital will soon be offering a cutting-edge breast imaging technology only recently approved for hospitals.

Report: French company bidding for T-Mobile US

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

French telecom company Iliad SA has made a bid for T-Mobile US Inc., the country's fourth-largest cellphone company, according to a published report.

Irish bookmaker apologizes for 2010 data breach

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Irish betting company Paddy Power says it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords.

China denies hacking Canadian tech research group

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A Chinese official said Thursday that Canada should withdraw its accusation that China was behind the hacking of Canada's top technology development organization.

Broadband tower approved for town

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A 90-foot tower has been approved for the Vermont town of Vernon to expand a wireless-broadband network.

Software engineer commits $2M to Michigan State

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A senior software engineer at Google Inc. has made a $2 million commitment to benefit the Michigan State University College of Engineering.

Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.

Samsung earns $6.1 billion, shares plunge

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Samsung earned $6.1 billion last quarter but investors were dissatisfied, sending its share price down 4 percent. The panoply of numbers in its earnings report for the April-June quarter show why.

Grant helps ISU teach about 'smart grid'

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A $450,000 grant to Illinois State University will help teachers and their students learn more about cutting-edge electricity distribution.

Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Finnish wireless equipment maker Nokia says it has a preliminary agreement to acquire part of the wireless network business of Japan's Panasonic Corp.

Alcatel loss narrows in 2Q but revenue stagnates

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Telecommunications equipment company Alcatel-Lucent SA says its net loss narrowed in the second quarter thanks to lower accounting charges, while revenue stagnated and restructuring charges mounted.

Panasonic, Tesla to build big US battery plant

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.

GOP: Lerner emails show bias against conservatives

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Congressional investigators say this is why they want all of Lois Lerner's emails.

Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia.

NY invests $9 million in North Country broadband

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

New York is investing $9 million to expand broadband access among older adults in the North Country.

Sony surprises with first quarter profit

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a video-game maker.

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.

Century-old pipe break points to national problem

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

Processing issue delays bar exam submissions

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their computers.