• DirecTV wants to be the next online substitute for cable

    In this Monday, May 19, 2014, file photo, traders gather at the post that handles AT&T on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they don’t have many users yet. AT&T’s DirecTV hopes to change that. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven’t attracted many users yet. AT&T’s DirecTV hopes to change that with a new service announced Monday.

  • Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, a train returns from transporting ballast used in the construction of the Nairobi-Mombasa railway, and passes over an existing bridge that goes across a corner of Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya. A controversial Chinese-built railway project involving an even larger 6km bridge that would go all the way over the beloved protected area in Kenya's capital has divided conservationists in this East African country. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A controversial Chinese-designed railway that would go over a beloved protected wildlife park in Kenya’s capital has divided conservationists in this East African country known for its safari tourism.

  • Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

    Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.