- As cities prune email archives, transparency advocates worry Updated: Oct-05-15 10:11 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Local governments around Minnesota are slimming email archives by setting strict limits on how long employees can keep messages.
- At Asian film fest, new etiquette shows rise of mobile app Updated: Oct-05-15 8:23 am
BUSAN, South Korea - Kakao Talk, a popular mobile messaging app in South Korea, must have annoyed its share of moviegoers.
- The Latest: Justice says he'll cooperate in email inquiry Updated: Oct-02-15 3:40 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The latest developments in the Pennsylvania attorney general's allegations that a state Supreme Court justice may have violated conduct rules because of racially offensive or misogynistic emails that were sent to him. All times local.
- Clinton private account targeted in Russia-linked email scam Updated: Oct-01-15 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to trick Hillary Rodham Clinton into infecting her computer systems while she was secretary of state, newly released emails show. It was unclear whether she was fooled into clicking on any attachments to expose her account.
- Questions, answers about effort to hack Clinton's emails Updated: Oct-01-15 7:43 am
WASHINGTON - Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times in August 2011 to trick Hillary Rodham Clinton into infecting her computer systems while she was secretary of state, according to newly released emails from the State Department.
- Maryland county promotes disaster preparedness through app Updated: Oct-01-15 3:01 am
WESTMINSTER, Maryland - Carroll County officials have introduced a mobile app that sends emergency alerts to residents.
- Emails show complaints about Medicaid fraud detection system Updated: Sep-29-15 2:25 pm
HOUSTON - Former Texas health official Jack Stick tried to persuade dozens of other states to buy Austin technology company 21CT's Medicaid fraud detection system even as he privately complained that the results it produced for Texas were worth "a bucket of warm spit," according to his email messages.
- Mobile ticket app TodayTix broadens its American reach Updated: Sep-29-15 11:02 am
NEW YORK - TodayTix, the mobile app for theater tickets, has already gotten applause in New York and London. Now it plans to open in some key U.S. cities, as part of what its founders say is a "pretty aggressive roadmap over the next couple of years."
- Gov. Sam Brownback's office sends email on welfare policies Updated: Sep-25-15 6:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback this week sent a message criticizing government dependence and touting his own welfare reforms to supporters of his successful 2014 campaign for re-election.
- BlackBerry to release smartphone to run on Android OS Updated: Sep-25-15 4:55 pm
TORONTO - BlackBerry has revealed plans to release the BlackBerry Priv as its first smartphone to run on the Android operating system.
- State parks visitors help track wildlife with mobile app Updated: Sep-25-15 5:11 am
LOVELAND, Colorado - Visitors, volunteers and staff are helping Colorado Parks and Wildlife track wildlife in state parks with a mobile application.
- State launches new emergency preparedness mobile app Updated: Sep-25-15 4:10 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - MS Ready is the Mississippi State Department of Health's emergency preparedness mobile app.
- NSA Director: Private server open to spying Updated: Sep-24-15 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON - National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers says a foreign official who used a private email server to communicate would present a spying opportunity for the U.S.
- Swiss prosecutor asks FIFA to hand over Valcke's emails Updated: Sep-23-15 1:39 pm
ZURICH - FIFA has been urged by Switzerland's attorney general to hand over emails used by Jerome Valcke, its secretary general who was suspended last week.
- Oregon to pay settlement to leaker of ex-governor's email Updated: Sep-22-15 3:31 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The state technology manager who leaked former Gov. John Kitzhaber's emails to a reporter has agreed to resign in exchange for a $286,000 settlement with the state of Oregon.
- Time Warner, Verizon customers in Triangle hit by outage Updated: Sep-21-15 6:17 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Thousands of Time Warner and Verizon customers have lost their phone and internet service in the Research Triangle area.
- Jonesboro schools testing panic button alert system Updated: Sep-20-15 12:08 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - It was a typical dog day in Northeast Arkansas; a peaceful day at the administration building of the Jonesboro Public Schools District.
- Prison email improves communications for Vermont inmates Updated: Sep-19-15 12:30 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont's prison system is rolling out special email and video visitation services for inmates, which advocates and corrections officials see as a boon but are raising concerns in some states where they are already in place about the cost to prisoners and other issues.
- Upper Peninsula rolling out system to respond to 911 texts Updated: Sep-17-15 8:56 am
IRON MOUNTAIN, Michigan - The Upper Peninsula is rolling out a system to allow people to text 911 in an emergency.
- Lafayette trying new smartphone app to track offenders Updated: Sep-17-15 7:59 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A new smartphone-based app will make cumbersome ankle bracelets a relic for some Lafayette Parish offenders sentenced to a GPS tracking program.
- Chicago transit system close to releasing mobile fare app Updated: Sep-17-15 5:20 am
CHICAGO - Chicago transit officials say they're making progress in developing a mobile fare app expected to launch later this year.
- Tech disruption hangs over automakers at Frankfurt show Updated: Sep-16-15 12:11 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - A sense of impending disruption hangs over all the shiny new cars at this year's edition of the Frankfurt International Motor Show.
- UAB hosts event focused on dangers of distracted pedestrians Updated: Sep-15-15 5:05 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A week of events at the University of Alabama-Birmingham will focus on the potential dangers of texting while walking and other distractions to pedestrians.
- Iowa officials defend inquiry into cost of spying software Updated: Sep-14-15 11:58 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A computer expert with Iowa's executive branch inquired about the cost of Italian-made hacking software used by intelligence and police agencies worldwide to monitor communications, a leaked email shows, but didn't buy the product.
- Springfield father campaigns against texting while driving Updated: Sep-14-15 7:49 am
SPRINGFIELD, Oregon - A Springfield father is campaigning to keep teenagers off their phones while they are behind the wheel with a series of billboards around the city.