- Software glitch can cause iPhones to crash Updated: May-27-15 5:53 pm
A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message.
- What Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could mean for consumers Updated: May-26-15 4:31 pm
NEW YORK - As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.
- App developer hopes to attract young people to the outdoors Updated: May-26-15 1:13 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine company is hoping to attract younger audiences to national parks by creating free mobile apps.
- Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable Updated: May-25-15 6:48 pm
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
- Slice of Silicon Valley: Strictly Business Computer Systems Updated: May-25-15 9:59 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - It was a Wednesday at 1 p.m., and there was tension in the offices at Strictly Business Computer Systems in Huntington.
- 2 June business sessions to focus on online security Updated: May-24-15 11:38 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont businesses looking to boost their online security will have two chances to attend conferences on the topic in June.
- University begins project to help blind students with math Updated: May-24-15 9:31 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Until he was 13, Logan Prickett did everything a normal child did.
- Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble Updated: May-23-15 4:26 am
WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
- Rutland police part of nationwide transparency initiative Updated: May-22-15 6:09 pm
RUTLAND, Vermont - The Rutland City Police Department has joined 20 other police forces from around the country in a White House initiative to improve local policing and build community trust.
- Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support Updated: May-22-15 5:43 pm
NEW YORK - A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions.
- Adult dating site investigating breach of user data Updated: May-22-15 5:35 pm
PALO ALTO, California - The operator of a popular adult dating website said Friday it's investigating a data security breach following reports that hackers stole names, email addresses and information about the sexual orientation or habits of up to 4 million members.
- New York Gov. Cuomo's office ends email auto delete policy Updated: May-22-15 4:29 pm
ALBANY, New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Friday ended its practice of automatically deleting emails after 90 days following criticism that it was an affront to open government.
- Data on thousands of patients stolen at New Jersey hospitals Updated: May-22-15 12:32 pm
HACKENSACK, New Jersey - Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen in a data breach.
- Earmark hands Annandale $2 million in rural broadband money Updated: May-22-15 7:13 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The central Minnesota city of Annandale would get one-fifth of the new money available statewide for broadband Internet build-outs in an earmark that passed the Legislature this week with no time to spare.
- Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify climbs in market debut Updated: May-21-15 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - Shares of Shopify climbed 51 percent in its first day of trading Thursday, a day after raking in about $131 million in its initial public offering, more than the company expected.
- Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm Updated: May-21-15 2:08 pm
LOS ANGELES - A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.
- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: May-21-15 10:28 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Minot Daily News, Minot, May 19, 2015
- Ohio school district: Student info at risk after data breach Updated: May-21-15 7:29 am
PATASKALA, Ohio - Officials with a central Ohio school district are alerting parents that student information may have been compromised in a recent data breach caused by a high school student.
- Software developer convicted in bribery scheme resentenced Updated: May-20-15 8:03 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A software developer convicted of bribing Alabama's two-year college system chancellor has been resentenced to prison after initially being sentenced to probation.
- CareFirst says data breach affects about 1.1M people Updated: May-20-15 7:14 pm
NEW YORK - In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.
- National Spelling Bee launches fantasy-style mobile app Updated: May-20-15 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Fans of the Scripps National Spelling Bee will have a new way to follow the tongue-twisting action this year.
- Hundreds of smart parking meters in works for downtown Boise Updated: May-20-15 3:50 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Parking officials plan to buy and install about 800 new smart meters in downtown Boise that users can pay with smartphones.
- AT&T launches super-fast Internet in Nashville area Updated: May-20-15 11:52 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - AT&T has launched its super-fast Internet service in the Middle Tennessee area.
- For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collection Updated: May-20-15 10:25 am
PARIS - Fearful of an expanding extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence are quickly building up their own capabilities with new technology, new laws and - in at least one case - a searing debate on how much the American government should be allowed to spy on their own citizens.
- Interim committees to review Idaho's broadband, contracts Updated: May-19-15 4:07 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Lawmakers may be done setting the state budget and passing laws, but they'll continue to work on reviewing hot button issues varying from multi-million contracts, school broadband access and public defense reform.