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  • new storyCapitol Hill Buzz: Polishing senators' images on Wikipedia 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Now we know how some Senate staffers keep busy during Congress' summer recess.

  • Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 2:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to appear before a House investigative panel, but the staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.

  • Worker who helped Clinton set up email server takes Fifth 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 11:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server said he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.

  • Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 1:14 pm

    NEW YORK - Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.

  • Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 5:06 pm

    NEW YORK - Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.

  • Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 1:59 am

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.

  • Gov. Brown creates new online security center 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 10:37 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown ordered the creation of a new security center Monday that will be responsible for strengthening online security to prevent cyber-attacks on state agencies.

  • Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:53 pm

    HAZARD, Kentucky - In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal.

  • CenturyLink accepts federal funds to expand Internet access 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 3:56 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Internet provider CenturyLink Inc. has accepted $5.6 million in federal funding to expand high-speed Internet access in rural North Dakota.

  • Companies get grants to expand rural broadband Internet 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 12:08 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in rural Iowa will benefit from plans to expand broadband Internet service.

  • Document: Kane received sensitive emails on personal account story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 5:22 pm

    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor received sensitive emails from aides about news coverage of her office on personal accounts, preventing investigators from seeing many of her responses, according to a document obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.

  • Montana settles with CenturyLink on maintenance, broadband 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:53 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Montana reached a settlement with CenturyLink on Tuesday that requires the telecommunications company to improve maintenance response times and accept a federal grant to expand broadband in the state.

  • Watchdog: US Ambassador Kennedy used private email story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senior staff at the U.S. Embassy to Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official business, an internal watchdog said in a report Tuesday. Some emails contained sensitive information.

  • Companies aid needy with Internet access in south Ala 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 10:04 am

    DOTHAN, Alabama - Students in low-income families may have a better chance of accessing the Internet from home through discounted services provided by area companies.

  • Russia cancels short-lived Wikipedia ban 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:43 am

    MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users.

  • Nebraska government email accounts linked to cheating site 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 4:47 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Several Nebraska government email addresses are among the list of millions of subscribers leaked following the breach of the cheating website Ashley Madison.

  • URI: Women primarily affected in potential email exposure 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 9:01 pm

    KINGSTON, Rhode Island - The University of Rhode Island says nearly 3,000 email accounts with addresses and passwords potentially exposed were almost exclusively held by women.

  • Residents on NC island to consider borrowing for broadband 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 8:04 am

    BALD HEAD ISLAND, North Carolina - Residents on Bald Head Island south of Wilmington will decide this fall whether the village should borrow $10 million to build its own broadband network.

  • Netflix facing protests over DVD-less baby benefit policy 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 8:16 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is getting jeered for excluding the employees in its DVD-by-mail service from a recently introduced benefit that gives up to a year of paid leave to most of its workers after the birth or adoption of a baby.

  • FCC: Firm pays $750K settlement for blocking Wi-Fi signals 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:19 pm

    CINCINNATI - A wireless Internet provider that federal regulators say blocked consumers' personal Wi-Fi signals at convention centers around the country, including Cincinnati and Columbus, must pay a $750,000 fine as part of a settlement with the government.

  • State officials checking use of email for cheating website 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:14 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania government officials are looking into whether state employees used state-owned computers or email to access an online website for people who want to cheat on their spouses.

  • Cities, counties investigate email links to cheating website 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 9:41 am

    ATLANTA - Several Georgia governments are investigating after city, county and state agency email addresses were found in data hackers say they exposed from a website used by people trying to cheat on their spouses, officials said.

  • Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 10:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data stored on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities.

  • Farms in the Dakotas have high rate of computer access 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 5:25 pm

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The percentage of farms with access to computers is slightly higher in the Dakotas than in the nation as a whole.

  • A meal and a webcam form unlikely recipe for S. Korean fame story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 12:23 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - Every evening, 14-year-old Kim Sung-jin orders fried chicken, delivery pizza or Chinese food to eat in a small room in his family's home south of Seoul. He gorges on food as he chats before a live camera with hundreds, sometimes thousands, of teenagers watching.