Spanish police probe garages offering emission cheating Spanish police have cracked down on a string of garages that allegedly provided customers with mechanical and software services that enabled their cars to cheat emission checks in a scam similar to that which has engulfed Volkswagen, a statement said Saturday.
Why credit bureau Experian has data on T-Mobile customers In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian's database of information on 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers. But what is Experian, and why does the credit bureau keep data on a wireless carrier's customers?
Correction: Coral Bleaching story In a story Sept. 11 about coral bleaching, The Associated Press reported erroneously the geographic location of mostly uninhabited islands in Hawaii where scientists observed that coral had died after being bleached last year. Some coral died at an island in the northwestern end of the island chain, not the northeastern end.
India vows to cut carbon intensity in Paris pledge India's long-awaited pledge for a global climate pact shows how the world's No. 3 carbon polluter is making significant efforts to rein in the growth of emissions linked to its fast-surging demands for energy, analysts said Friday.
VW, Audi offer online check if vehicle has trick software Volkswagen and its Audi subsidiary said Friday that customers in Germany can now go to their websites to see if their vehicles are among those installed with software that the company says was used to manipulate U.S. emissions testing.
In Tech: Music for kids, Facebook video profiles and more no surprise, really, given the popularity of its Amazon Mom program for discounts on diapers, wipes and other items. So Amazon.com Inc. secured original children's music from The Pop Ups and Lisa Loeb for free streaming to give Prime members another reason to keep their $99-a-year membership.
Foundation, universities announce $100M for brain research The Kavli Foundation and seven universities are committing $100 million for neuroscience research and plan to launch three institutes to bring together researchers from different disciplines to investigate the workings of the brain.
Russian supply ship docks at space station An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked with the International Space Station, bringing the astronauts aboard 2.3 tons (2.5 short tons) of supplies ranging from air to garlic.
Local town may receive $3 million to boost small businesses Frontier Communications and Dish Network have launched a program dedicating more than $10 million in cash and other rewards to support and inspire the kinds of creativity and innovation that transform communities with results and long-term growth.
5 Things You Need to Know about Fiber Optic InternetThough electricity is a given these days, widespread high-speed Internet is not. That's why President Barack Obama has made history in recent weeks with his announcement of a new initiative to support community broadband projects.
From Voice to Choice: Telecom Adapts to Remain CompetitiveOn April 1st, Frontier launched a new commercial brand, Frontier Business Edge, which offers small, medium and enterprise sized companies a choice of solutions including fast Internet speeds, unlimited voice, data networking, cloud services, supporting equipment, and more.