- Why government and tech can't agree about encryption Updated: Nov-24-15 5:42 pm
NEW YORK - Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.
- State lawmaker declines top technology college job Updated: Nov-23-15 5:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - State Sen. Aaron Osmond won't be serving as the new president of the Utah College of Applied Technology after all.
- House gives initial OK to hands-free cellphone bill Updated: Nov-18-15 10:32 am
BOSTON - A bill that would require hands-free cellphone use by Massachusetts drivers has been given preliminary approval by the state House of Representatives.
- Police: Woman cited for texting while driving school bus Updated: Nov-06-15 6:40 am
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania - Police say a school district driver in Pennsylvania has been cited for texting while driving a bus.
- Britain seeks greater access to citizens' online activity Updated: Nov-04-15 12:17 pm
LONDON - The British government plans to make telecommunications firms keep records of customers' Web histories and help spies hack into computers and phones under a new cyber-snooping law unveiled Wednesday.
- Regulatory ruling could extend service fee to cellphones Updated: Nov-03-15 6:59 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A regulatory agency could effectively decide whether cellphone customers in South Carolina will start paying a fee created for rural phone service.
- Lawmakers wrangle over tax breaks for ultrafast Internet Updated: Nov-02-15 3:44 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon regulators are scheduled to decide Tuesday how Internet service providers can qualify for new tax breaks, a decision that will affect millions of dollars in tax revenue.
- New laws on texting, criminals take effect in Oklahoma Updated: Nov-01-15 10:48 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - A new law making it illegal to text and drive has received plenty of attention, but it's just one of more than 250 laws enacted Sunday.
- US reaches settlement with 457 hospitals over cardiac device Updated: Oct-30-15 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department said Friday that it had reached settlements totaling more than $250 million with hundreds of hospitals where doctors implanted cardiac devices in violation of Medicare coverage requirements.
- New Jersey bans unsolicited text ads Updated: Oct-28-15 8:17 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey is taking steps to shield consumers from unsolicited text ads.
- Company wants tech center lawsuit moved to federal court Updated: Oct-27-15 3:29 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A Minnesota-based software company and four of its shareholders are trying to get a lawsuit filed over the business' failure to move into a $4.2 million technology center built for it moved into federal court.