AUSTIN, Texas, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday told a crowd of 400 at a Texas high school not to listen to all the "doom and gloom" coming out of Washington.
LUTON, England, May 9 (UPI) -- Engineers say they've flown a ton of volcanic ash from Iceland to Britain to test an aircraft warning system designed to detect ash clouds.
WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Communication Commission says more spectrum bandwidth should be freed up for in-flight WiFi.
MENLO PARK, Calif., May 9 (UPI) -- Facebook may be ready to spend $1 billion to acquire Waze, an Israeli company that offers a socially driven GPS app for drivers, tech-watching sites said.
SEATTLE, May 9 (UPI) -- Amazon is working on several new gadgets including a smartphone featuring a screen that allows for 3-D images without glasses, sources told The Wall Street Journal.
REDMOND, Wash., May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Microsoft is considering a $1 billion bid to buy Nook, the e-book business owned by Barnes & Noble, a TechCrunch report said.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, May 9 (UPI) -- Several online news services in Russia said Thursday they came under a serious attack by Internet hackers.
HOUSTON, May 9 (UPI) -- It's going to be tough to replicate the U.S. shale natural gas boom because other countries lack the necessary workforce and infrastructure, an executive said.
WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- President Obama travels to Austin, Texas, as part of his "Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours" Thursday, the White House said.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- YouTube says a new feature lets U.S. users see what videos others are watching in major cities or regions of the country and know their sex and age group.
CUPERTINO, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- Apple is planning to expand its iPhone lineup with multiple models in an effort to compete with Android-powered smartphones, a U.S. analyst says.
ZURICH, Switzerland, May 8 (UPI) -- Swiss researchers say they've created a sticky-footed robot that can climb rocky cliff faces while carrying five times its own weight.
OTTAWA, May 8 (UPI) -- Is Canada moving toward developing a futuristic arsenal of precision weaponry? That would be both to save costs and to save lives -- its own fighters' lives and possibly civilians in combat zones.
VALENCIA, Spain, May 8 (UPI) -- European researchers report they've developed an electronic "nose" so sensitive it can distinguish between the odors emitted by pears and apples.
BERLIN, May 7 (UPI) -- A German court ruled Apple must change its rules for handling customer data, saying current rules deviate too much from the country's privacy laws.