Technology

Best Buy Gets Oculus VR

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | May 6
Best Buy will sell the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headsets at some of its retail stores starting Saturday.

Tech Company Settles Transgender Discrimination Complaint

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a technology services company working in Minnesota has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a transgender discrimination complaint.

Dish Techs Now to Fix iPhones

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jasdanun | May 5
When Dish technicians aren't busy installing satellite TV services in people's homes, they'll be making house calls to replace iPhone batteries and broken screens.

3 Planets Orbiting Dwarf Star Prime Spots to Search for Life

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | May 5
Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life may need to look no farther than a small, nearby star.

No-Selfie Zone: Not OK in Voting Booth, West Virginia Says

If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you'll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant says it's forbidden.