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Stories with subject: Internet technology
  • Henderson police spot distracted drivers during 3-week blitz 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 6:03 am

    HENDERSON, Nevada - Henderson police say officers looking for distracted drivers during a three-week enforcement blitz ticketed 75 motorists for infractions like texting, checking emails, accessing the Internet or talking on cellphones.

  • Broadband funding pieces start falling into place 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 8:18 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Nearly a year's worth of legislative wrangling over how much to spend on broadband Internet development started to come together Wednesday, as the Minnesota House took up a budget bill setting the mark at $40 million.

  • House unanimously OKs bill bolstering privacy of old emails 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House used a rare show of unanimity Wednesday to approve legislation requiring the government to get a search warrant if it wants people's older emails.

  • Sioux Falls schools unblocking LGBT resource websites 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 8:11 am

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The Sioux Falls School District is unblocking student access to LGBT resource websites after some students complained and equal rights officials weighed in on the matter.

  • California jurors misusing the Internet could face fines 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 1:13 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Jurors who threaten to derail trials by researching them on Google or posting comments about them on Twitter are often dismissed with nothing more than a tongue-lashing from a judge.

  • Ex-Clinton staffer again says no to testifying to Congress 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 3:27 pm

    WASHINGTON - A lawyer for the former Hillary Clinton staffer who helped maintain her private email server has told Congress that his client still will not appear before Senate committees investigating the matter.

  • Wyoming Medical Center informs patients of email breach 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 10:04 am

    CASPER, Wyoming - About 3,200 patients may be affected after two Wyoming Medical Center employees fell for phishing schemes, compromising their emails.

  • Records: Broadband deal had called for $7.2 million payment 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 4:51 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials initially agreed to pay $7.2 million in a settlement over an illegal state contract that provided broadband in public schools.

  • FBI head: No timetable for completing Clinton email probe 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 2:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - FBI Director James Comey says there's no timetable for the FBI to complete its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.

  • Top Pennsylvania official uses private email against policy 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:37 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general has routinely used personal email accounts to conduct official business, transmitting confidential information and the identities of undercover agents, despite an office ban that says doing so risks security.

  • Correction: Netflix-Getting Original story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 2:39 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - In a story April 18 about Netflix's expansion into original programming, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a lecturer at UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The correct spelling is Nunan, not Numan. The story also erroneously described the school as a graduate school because of inaccurate information from the source. Nunan lectures graduate students.

  • DC schools chief asked contractor for $100K story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 4:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - The chancellor of Washington's public schools asked a food-service contractor for a $100,000 contribution to a Kennedy Center gala honoring teachers, weeks after the company was accused in a whistleblower lawsuit of cheating the city out of millions of dollars, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.

  • University at Buffalo makes email blunder 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 7:59 am

    BUFFALO, New York - More than 5,000 prospective students were mistakenly notified by email that they had been accepted into an upstate New York university.

  • Google to experiment with technology for citywide Wi-Fi 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 1:23 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Google has received permission to put antennas on Kansas City light poles and other structures to test new technology that could lead to citywide wireless connectivity.

  • Colorado springs focused on being cybersecurity industry hub 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 10:47 am

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Colorado Springs' economic future could depend on how it fits within an emerging industry to tackle hackers.

  • Legal group poised to quiz Clinton aides about email server 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 12:35 am

    WASHINGTON - The State Department has agreed to a conservative legal group's request to question several current and former government officials about the creation of Hillary Clinton's private email system.

  • Communication execs urge Montana to address rural needs 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 6:51 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Rural wireless and broadband providers urged Montana lawmakers Thursday to address the needs of far-flung communities in obtaining quality phone service and faster internet service.

  • Texas bans inmate social media profiles managed by others 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 6:30 pm

    HOUSTON - Texas prison officials are cracking down on social media accounts managed for inmates by friends or relatives while the prisoners themselves have no Internet access because they're locked up.

  • House GOP: Schools, rural Minnesota need broadband most 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:54 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - House Republicans say funding Wi-Fi hotspots for students and leveraging federal grants for broadband Internet development are the best ways to reach underserved communities in Minnesota, but Democrats argue the plan doesn't go far enough.

  • Obama's comments on Clinton email raises concerns of bias 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 7:43 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he believes his former secretary of state did not intentionally endanger national security in her handling of classified information. But he also says he's not trying to influence his administration's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

  • Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video story has photos
    Updated: Apr-12-16 5:38 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Looking for new ways to engage with its audience, Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, shop for shoes and talk with a variety of businesses by sending them direct text messages.

  • Online curbs limit South Korea pre-election speech freedoms story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 8:33 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - With cheap and ubiquitous access to the world's fastest Internet speeds and a lively democracy, South Korea's cyberspace could flourish with rich discussions and debates ahead of the country's general election this week.

  • Obama: 'No political influence' in Clinton email probe story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-16 11:36 am

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is guaranteeing that evidence, not politics, will dictate the outcome of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of emails as secretary of state.

  • Maine, West Virginia senators want to close "homework gap" 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 10:39 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - Senators from Maine and West Virginia are calling on federal Education Secretary John King to help expand home and community Internet access to help students with homework.

  • Ohio initiative to help bridge digital divide, homework gap 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 10:14 am

    CLEVELAND - Daysha Higgins had a computer at home until it blew out nearly two years ago, but she's never had the internet at home