- 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.
- Waiver granted to reimburse Arkansas for school broadband Updated: May-01-15 7:53 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Federal Communications Commission has granted a waiver that will allow Arkansas to seek reimbursement for money spent on school broadband infrastructure, the Arkansas Department of Information Systems announced Friday.
- After long delay, Gov. Cuomo sets date for email meeting Updated: May-01-15 5:25 pm
ALBANY, New York - Following weeks of delay and continued criticism of his administration's handling of emails, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday set a date for a meeting with other top officials to discuss a new email retention policy.
- Partners HealthCare notifies 3,300 patients of email breach Updated: Apr-30-15 9:07 pm
BOSTON - Boston-based nonprofit health care system Partners HealthCare is notifying about 3,300 patients about a security breach.
- No date set for NY Gov. Cuomo's meeting on email policies Updated: Apr-30-15 6:33 pm
ALBANY, New York - Six weeks ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defused criticism of his administration's practice of purging emails by calling for a meeting with top state officials to craft a new policy.
- Cablevision strikes deal to offer Hulu streaming services Updated: Apr-28-15 3:52 pm
NEW YORK - Cablevision Systems Corp. struck a deal with Hulu to offer the Internet television service's on-demand content to its Optimum customers, the first pay-TV company to do so.
- Agency to seek proposals for Roanoke-Salem broadband project Updated: Apr-28-15 7:59 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - The Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority plans to seek proposals this week for a project expanding high-speed Internet options in Roanoke and Salem.
- Belton school district investigates bullying, hurtful emails Updated: Apr-27-15 2:02 pm
BELTON, Missouri - Officials in a suburban Kansas City school system have started an investigation into bullying emails that are coming through district-issued iPads.
- New Frontier Communications chief in W.Va. starts work Updated: Apr-26-15 9:34 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Kevin Wallick, Frontier Communications' new West Virginia operations chief, started fielding customer calls before he even reported for work in the Mountain State.
- Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback Updated: Apr-24-15 3:01 pm
NEW YORK - What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
- Correction: Amazon-Cloud Computing Business story Updated: Apr-24-15 2:38 pm
NEW YORK - In a story April 23 about Amazon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that its quarterly revenues came in below analysts' estimates. They came in above analysts' estimates.
- Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on Updated: Apr-24-15 9:32 am
NEW YORK - Even though Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.
- Iowa House OKs Branstad's bill aimed at expanding broadband Updated: Apr-21-15 7:22 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Service providers planning to expand high-speed Internet in Iowa through infrastructure work will be able to seek a 10-year property tax exemption under a broadband bill passed Tuesday by the House, though some lawmakers say the legislation still needs work.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Apr-21-15 2:05 pm
Journal & Courier, Lafayette. April 18, 2015.
- House GOP adds broadband funding to budget proposal Updated: Apr-17-15 5:35 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Republicans in the Minnesota House have carved out space in their budget to improve Internet service in the state after getting flak from Democrats and constituents.
- Some residents feel they've lost control over towers Updated: Apr-17-15 8:28 am
CALAIS, Vermont - Some residents of a Vermont town oppose a 140-foot tower to be part of a wireless broadband system.
- WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents Updated: Apr-16-15 5:59 pm
NEW YORK - Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet.
- Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials Updated: Apr-16-15 4:07 pm
Star Tribune, April 15
- House uses Tax Day to pass bills to 'rein in IRS abuse' Updated: Apr-15-15 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON - House leaders used Wednesday's tax filing deadline to pass a package of bills designed to protect taxpayers from potential abuse by the IRS, a response to recent scandals at the agency.
- Crackle streaming service acting like TV network Updated: Apr-14-15 4:22 pm
NEW YORK - The Crackle video streaming service, known best for Jerry Seinfeld's motorized interview series with fellow comics, says it wants to be more like a traditional television network.
- USTelecom files suit against government's new Internet rules Updated: Apr-13-15 3:26 pm
NEW YORK - A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun with a suit by the United States Telecom Association, an industry group that represents companies including AT&T and Verizon.
- Va. officials, educators talk tech needs in schools Updated: Apr-12-15 9:50 am
HARRISONBURG, Virginia - Internet demand is growing in Virginia schools, but some rural localities - including those in the Shenandoah Valley - experience challenges to improving broadband access for their students.