France’s Macron opens world’s biggest tech start-up incubator

French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the world’s largest start-up incubator in central Paris on Thursday, taking the city a step closer to fulfilling its ambition of becoming Europe’s technology capital. The 34,000 square-metre (366,000 square-foot) facility named Station F occupies a 1920s railway depot on the banks of the Seine river. It is designed to […]

Judge Orders California To Release Papers Discussing Risk Of Cellphone Use

BERKELEY  — California could have to hand over some documents on cellphone use it tried to keep under wraps. On Friday, a Superior Court judge ordered the state to release papers discussing the possible risks of long-term cellphone use. The documents were written by the state’s Environmental Health Investigations branch and are believed to contain cellphone radiation warnings and recommendations for […]

Bomb-shelter builder stays busy as customers prep for ‘Trumpocalypse’ or “Trumpnado”

BY GORDON DICKSON MURCHISON, Texas – Inside his football field-size warehouse an hour’s drive southeast of Dallas, Gary Lynch is busy trying to keep up with orders for his solid-steel bomb shelters. He offers visitors a tour of a 600-square-foot model under construction for a Saudi customer. Right now, it’s just a steel shell, he […]

Greek ambassador to Brazil killed; widow and 2 men questioned over his murder

Brazilian police are questioning the widow of the Greek ambassador to that country, along with a military police officer described as her lover and another man in the death of the diplomat, authorities said Friday. Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, had been missing since Monday, Evaristo Pontes Magalhaes, a police investigator in the Baixada Fluminense state, […]