- New York Gov. Cuomo's office ends email auto delete policy Updated: May-22-15 12:38 pm
ALBANY, New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Friday ended its practice of automatically deleting emails after 90 days after criticism that it was an affront to open government.
- 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.
- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: May-21-15 10:28 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Minot Daily News, Minot, May 19, 2015
- 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.
- 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.
- Maine senators call on feds to update broadband rules Updated: May-17-15 8:17 am
- Brownback has used private email to communicate with staff Updated: May-16-15 8:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback uses a private email address to communicate with his staff and others, a newspaper reported Saturday, raising concerns about the availability of much of his communication under the state's open records law.
- Emails show FBI privacy concerns about license-plate readers Updated: May-15-15 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The FBI has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in license-plate reader technology, but it halted a purchase order at least temporarily after lawyers raised privacy concerns about the surveillance three years ago, according to emails and other documents obtained by The Associated Press.
- NC Attorney General appeals FCC municipal broadband ruling Updated: May-15-15 11:47 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina is asking an appeals court to toss a Federal Communications Commission ruling allowing city-owned broadband services to expand into areas overlooked by commercial Internet providers.
- In land of fakes, Chinese e-commerce giant sells trust Updated: May-14-15 4:23 am
BEIJING - Before he became a billionaire in e-commerce, Richard Liu was a failure.
- Periscope goes back to the sea in around-the-world race Updated: May-13-15 5:50 pm
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - A baseball game lasts a few hours, and a golf tournament can run a long weekend. But sailors in the Volvo Ocean Race are at sea for nine months, enough time for entire technologies to come and go.
- Online Common Core testing lays bare tech divide in schools Updated: May-11-15 7:22 pm
NEW CUYAMA, California - Nestled between mountains 60 miles from the nearest city, students at Cuyama Valley High School use Internet connections about one-tenth the minimum speed recommended for the modern U.S. classroom.
- In Tech: Mobile app, mobile phone, online TV Updated: May-08-15 4:11 am
NEW YORK - The iconic designer behind the simulation video games "Sim City" and "The Sims" wants people to tell stories visually on their mobile phones.
- Comcast announces super-fast Internet in Tenn., mum on cost Updated: May-07-15 12:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Comcast says it is bringing its super-fast Internet service to Nashville, but won't say how much it will cost to install or subscribe.
- Mobile growth spurs on Alibaba's revenue surge Updated: May-07-15 12:31 pm
NEW YORK - The cash register keeps ringing for Alibaba, and mobile growth is a key reason why.
- incentives to improve Montana broadband to cease this summer Updated: May-06-15 7:59 pm
HELENA, Montana - In the state with some of the slowest broadband speeds in the nation, Montana lawmakers refused this year to pick up where federal stimulus programs are leaving off in funding improvements to the state's Internet, phone and cable services.
- $900K in grants to expand broadband to hard-to-serve areas Updated: May-06-15 7:05 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The state of Vermont is a step closer toward meeting the goal of ensuring that everyone in the state has access to high-speed, broadband Internet service.
- State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable' Updated: May-06-15 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON - A high-ranking State Department official said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a private email server as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did.
- Arkansas treasurer puts email deletion policy on hold Updated: May-06-15 12:50 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas state treasurer's office has put on hold a new office policy requiring employees to delete all emails after 30 days.
- Iowa lawmaker: Panel to make changes to broadband bill Updated: May-05-15 5:06 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa Senate panel will propose changes to Gov. Terry Branstad's broadband expansion bill to ensure it clearly focuses on areas of the state with no high-speed Internet, the panel's chairwoman said Tuesday.
- Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers Updated: May-04-15 9:15 am
NEW YORK - Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
- Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad Updated: May-03-15 6:41 pm
NEW YORK - For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.
- AP-GfK Poll: Favorable views of Clinton top her GOP rivals Updated: May-02-15 3:17 am
WASHINGTON - Americans are more likely to have a favorable view of Hillary Rodham Clinton than any of her potential Republican rivals in 2016's race for the presidency, even though few see the former secretary of state as honest, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
- Cylvia Hayes public records case goes before Salem judge Updated: May-01-15 8:23 pm
SALEM, Oregon - A lawyer for the Oregonian newspaper asked a Salem judge on Friday to dismiss several of the legal claims made by former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes in her bid to keep emails from her personal accounts out of the public eye.