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Automakers, Google take different roads to automated cars

DETROIT - From his laboratory at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, automated vehicle pioneer Raj Rajkumar says self-driving cars will evolve step-by-step, with humans staying in charge for a long time to come.

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Protesters condemn U.S. case over Rentboy.com male escort website

NEW YORK - Gay and civil rights activists gathered in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday to condemn the prosecution of the chief executive officer and six employees of male escort website Rentboy.com for promoting prostitution.

03 Sep 2015

Samsung to make new smartwatch available to competition

BERLIN - Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it would make its next smartwatch technology available to its competitors who also use Google Inc's mobile platform Android, hoping to increase its share of the market, which is now dominated by Apple Inc .

03 Sep 2015

Asseco Poland to buy Portugal's Exictos for $24 million

WARSAW - Asseco Poland, Eastern Europe's largest software maker, has agreed to buy 61.4 percent of Portugal-based rival Exictos for 21.5 million euros ($24 million), strengthening its position in Africa, Asseco said on Thursday.

Africa 03 Sep 2015

Exclusive: Japan Display CEO hints at strong Apple orders ahead of new iPhone launch

TOKYO - Japan Display Inc's new chief executive said on Thursday the screen maker's "biggest client", widely understood to refer to Apple Inc , is increasing orders ahead of the expected launch of a new iPhone this month.

Japan 03 Sep 2015

With abundant energy, Iceland woos power-hungry data centers

COPENHAGEN - As it emerges from financial isolation, Iceland is trying to make a name for itself again, this time in the business of data centers -- warehouses that consume enormous amounts of energy to store the information of 3.2 billion internet users.

03 Sep 2015