LONDON - A cottage on an English island may have become the most envied house after its owner converted it into one of the most hi-tech homes in the world by connecting it to popular internet messaging service Twitter.
LAS VEGAS - The race to build a "smarter" electrical grid could have a dark side.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Ceramics artist Heidi Sowa had her eyes set on Portland for years.
WASHINGTON - The owner of Roll Call is buying Congressional Quarterly in a deal that will bring two well-known publications covering Capitol Hill and Washington politics under the same corporate umbrella.
TOKYO - Sony Corp. said Tuesday it will launch a tiny new laptop starting in August, the company's belated entry into the growing but cutthroat "netbook" PC market.