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LA Creative Director Launches iOS App 'Lesbian Emojis'

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 15
A Los Angeles creative director was so frustrated by Apple's lack of lesbian-themed emojis that she just went and created her own.

Open E-Book Format Comes with Headaches

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 26
In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon's Kindle and everyone else.

Doomsday Approaching, Say Atomic Scientists

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Jan 26
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry. But other experts say that's way too gloomy.

Firms Pour Cash on Tech Startups, is Bubble Brewing?

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Jan 23
Cash rained down on startups in 2014, as venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into new U.S. companies - levels not seen since before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001. So are we approaching another bubble?

Google and Fidelity Invest in Elon Musk's SpaceX

SCIENCE | Jan 23
SpaceX says it has raised $1 billion and added Google Inc. and Fidelity as investors.

New Link Between Pneumonia and Other Serious Illnesses

SCIENCE | Jan 23
Health Headlines: Patients hospitalized for pneumonia have a significantly higher risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. Also, a new warning about products with BPA. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.