Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they’re securing your d...

CES Gadget Show: Pizza from robots, underwater scooters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday and offe...

Business Highlights

___ Facebook again refuses to ban political ads, even false ones SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reaffirming its freewheeling policy on political ads, saying it wo...

Kitchens get smarter at CES tech show, not yet in many homes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it’ll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you’ve run out of...

Fox adding 'The Masked Dancer' to 'The Masked Singer'

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — “The Masked Singer” has been such a hit for Fox that the network is doubling down on hidden entertainers. Fox said Tuesday that it is joining with Ellen DeGen...

CES Gadget Show: Say 'no' to junk food with DNA wristband

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wristband that will help you say “no" to junk food. A machine that will mix drinks for you. These were among the gadgets showcased this week at the CES technology...

CES Gadget Show: Toilet paper robot and tracking the elderly

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A robot that can fetch toilet paper when you're stranded on the loo and services to keep track of the elderly from afar were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual C...

As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Guess who's getting used to working with robots in their everyday lives? The very same warehouse workers once predicted to be losing their jobs to mechanical replacements . ...

‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88

Tony Award winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as "Mame," "Hello, Dolly!" and "La Cage aux Folles," died Thursday. He was 88. ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air rolls out AI chatbot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading carrier EVA Air is riding the wave of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies with the launch of a new customer service robot — EVA. EVA ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘THE PRESIDENT IS IMPEACHED’ Donald Trump becomes only the third American c...

Toyota's humanoid duplicates movements in robotic mobility

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp.'s upgraded version of the human-shaped robot T-HR3 now has faster and smoother finger movements because the wearable remote-control device has become lighter and easier...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 18 The Denver Post on impeaching President Donald Trump: ...

Paralyzed Humboldt crash survivor takes first steps

The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The 6-foot-1, 190-pound defenseman ...

SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, delivering super muscular “mighty mice,” worms and a smart, empathetic robot. Th...