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Man convicted of trafficking sharks kept in his basement

Man convicted of trafficking sharks kept in his basement

A man who kept sharks in a pool in his upstate New York basement has been convicted of trafficking wildlife.The state Department of Environmental Conservation and the attorney general's office say Friday that Joshua Seguine, ...

Hungary’s president OKs govt takeover of research

Hungary’s president OKs govt takeover of research

Hungary's president has signed a bill paving the way for the government to take control of academic research, a move that researchers see as a threat to scholarly freedom.President Janos Ader gave his approval Friday ...

Apple says it’s fixing bug in Walkie Talkie app

Apple says it’s fixing bug in Walkie Talkie app

Apple says it's fixing a security flaw affecting the Walkie Talkie app on Apple Watch.The company said Friday it has temporarily disabled a feature that could have allowed someone to listen through another person's iPhone ...

Judge sides with Pentagon and Amazon in cloud bidding case

Judge sides with Pentagon and Amazon in cloud bidding case

A federal judge is dismissing allegations that bidding for a $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Pentagon was rigged to favor Amazon.Friday's ruling dismissing Oracle's claims clears the Defense Department to award the contract ...

Merkel: Markets, not just bans, needed to curb CO2 emissions

Merkel: Markets, not just bans, needed to curb CO2 emissions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says market-based mechanisms such as carbon pricing will be necessary to effectively reduce emissions of climate-warming gases.Merkel said Friday she's "encouraged" by a report from independent economists that suggests bans and ...