Apple denies tracking iPhone customers

2011-04-28 10:49:43

Apple denied that the iPhone has a privacy problem Wednesday - and then promised to fix it.

Fed says $600b bond program to end in June

2011-04-28 10:45:00

The economy and job creation have strengthened enough for the Federal Reserve to end on schedule a program of buying Treasury bonds to help the economy.

First stars were massive, fast-spinning

2011-04-28 10:36:12

The first stars that dotted the universe were not only immense, but probably also fast-spinning.

Storms kill 37 across South; pummel Alabama

2011-04-28 10:13:05

An emergency official says violent storms have killed 25 in Alabama, bringing the regional death toll to 37.

GE sees best profit outlook in a decade

2011-04-28 09:19:01

GE sees its best earnings growth prospects in a decade as the global economic recovery drives demand for the heavy energy.

Facebook investors look for exits

2011-04-28 09:17:00

A group of Facebook shareholders is seeking to offload $1 billion worth of shares on the secondary market.

Obama sending Panetta to Pentagon, Petraeus to CIA

2011-04-28 09:13:50

President Barack Obama plans to name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense and move Gen. David Petraeus.

Apple to sell white iPhone 4 on April 28

2011-04-28 08:54:20

Apple Inc. on Wednesday said its white iPhone 4 will be available in nearly 30 countries and regions beginning April 28, about 10 months after the black model hit the market.

Family of American detained by DPRK pleads for release

2011-04-28 08:48:51

The family of an American detained by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has released an open letter to plead for his release.

Cinderellas can go to the ball thanks to free frock giveaway

2011-04-28 07:58:42

Dozens of teenage girls tried on silk and satin evening dresses, chose glittery bling and handbags to match, and walked out without paying.

Carter meets DPRK official during peace bid

2011-04-28 07:58:42

Former US president Jimmy Carter and three other former world leaders met President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Yong-nam at his office in the legislature in Pyongyang on Wednesday, the official news agency KCNA reported.

Mystery donor gives Sydney university Picasso painting

2011-04-28 07:58:42

An anonymous US donor has given a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions to the University of Sydney.