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Post-Ailes era a critical time for Fox News

posted: 07/25/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Roger Ailes built the Fox News Channel into a ratings juggernaut, one that successfully presented a conservative alternative to mainstream news.

Brooklynites unfazed by canal

posted: 07/25/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- It could be a postcard for Brooklyn's hip resurgence: a shimmering new building of modern apartments renting for $5,000 a month, a gourmet grocery with a rooftop greenhouse, and a funky barbecue joint with drinks flowing on the outdoor deck.

Co-op startups aim to spread earnings among gig workers

posted: 07/25/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

The arresting images on are far from the standard fare found on many stock photography sites. Colorful portraits, unexpected compositions and playful shots greet visitors.

Tiny robot unfolds in stomach, goes to work

posted: 07/25/2016 2:03 a.m. Discuss

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could patch wounds, deliver medicine or dislodge a foreign object. They call their experiment an "origami robot" because the accordion-shaped gadget gets folded up and frozen into an ice capsule.

ON COMPUTERS: Genealogy research turns up useful tidbits on family relations, DNA

posted: 07/25/2016 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Joy often has bragged about being one-eighth Cherokee. Now she wonders if it’s as phony as a politician in a Pocahontas costume.

Chips built to mimic human tissue

posted: 07/25/2016 2:01 a.m. Discuss

LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Hoping to make the lab rat a thing of the past, scientists at Lawrence Livermore Lab are testing technology that replicates vital human tissues on microchips.

Uber's investors push deal with China rival

posted: 07/25/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Uber Technologies Inc. investors have a message for management: It's time to wrap up the costly fight in China.

Google widens offerings on artificial intelligence

posted: 07/25/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Google is trying to use its artificial intelligence know-how to tempt businesses onto its cloud and away from dominant services run by Inc. and Microsoft Corp. The latest lure: Use Google computers to automatically handle irate customer calls.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 07/25/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Christopher R Coning, 913 Pamela Way, July 15, 2016, Chapter 7.

Business news in brief

posted: 07/25/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Apple Watch sales take dive in quarter

Truckers competing for veterans

posted: 07/24/2016 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Hiring veterans is a patriotic policy in any industry, but many companies -- including the trucking industry -- have discovered it is a good business policy as well.

Circuits equal to Venus start in Fayetteville

posted: 07/24/2016 2:24 a.m. Discuss

NASA has tasked a Fayetteville company with creating circuit boards that can withstand conditions on the surface of Venus.

Venezuelan grocery trip a desperate act

posted: 07/24/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela -- Tebie Gonzalez and Ramiro Ramirez still have their sleek apartment, a fridge covered with souvenir magnets from vacations abroad, and closets full of name-brand clothes. But they feel hunger drawing close.

For a price, historic ranch to open gates

posted: 07/24/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Standing on a grassy hilltop in the historic Tejon Ranch, Mike Campeau pointed to the horizon to outline the borders of California's largest contiguous stretch of private land.

BUSINESS MATTERS: Visitors want memories, so future bright, state's tourism chief says

updated: 07/24/2016 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism Director Kane Webb isn't among those who wants to chastise millennials for always being on their phones.




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