- Some of the major bills approved by Oklahoma Legislature Updated: May-22-15 6:44 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Legislature wrapped up the 2015 legislative session on Friday, one week before its constitutionally mandated deadline, by passing dozens of last-minute measures. Among them are several related to the $7.1 billion state budget.
- Ohio proposal would permit barricade devices in schools Updated: May-20-15 3:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill that could make it easier for schools to install barricade devices on doors in emergencies has cleared an Ohio House committee.
- 6 Chinese nationals accused of stealing US firms' technology Updated: May-20-15 10:32 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Federal prosecutors have charged six Chinese nationals, including three who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California, with stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.
- Court agrees Samsung copied Apple, but tosses some damages Updated: May-18-15 5:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court has upheld a jury's finding that Samsung illegally copied some patented features in Apple's iPhone, but it sided with Samsung on one point that could reduce the $930 million in damages the South Korean company had been ordered to pay.
- ACLU of Delaware sues over sex offender GPS law Updated: May-07-15 4:04 am
DOVER, Delaware - The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware has filed a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring high-risk sex offenders on probation to wear a GPS monitor and pay a daily charge.
- Wisconsin Senate approves GPS anti-tracking bill Updated: May-06-15 2:01 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Senate has approved a bill designed to curb using GPS devices to track people.
- Gov. Mary Fallin signs bill banning texting while driving Updated: May-05-15 6:14 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin added her signature Tuesday to legislation that makes it illegal to text message while driving in Oklahoma and then issued a challenge to the state's motorists.
- Tensions mounting after lawmakers can't load internet radio Updated: May-05-15 4:46 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Tensions are boiling in the Vermont statehouse between lawmakers and the state's technology and innovation commissioner.
- Contested bill allowing parolee GPS tracking passes Assembly Updated: May-05-15 4:31 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The Nevada Assembly has passed a measure allowing for the GPS tracking of parolees despite Democratic concerns.
- Court: warrantless cellphone tracking not illegal search Updated: May-05-15 1:51 pm
MIAMI - Investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records in criminal prosecutions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case involving the rules for changing technology.
- ACLU challenges Delaware GPS monitoring of sex offenders Updated: May-04-15 6:50 pm
DOVER, Delaware - The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the constitutionality of a Delaware law that requires GPS monitoring of certain convicted sex offenders on probation.
- Ban on texting and driving awaits Gov. Fallin's signature Updated: Apr-29-15 5:59 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is in line to become the 46th in the nation to pass a ban on texting and driving after the state House passed a bill on Wednesday.
- Internet piracy bill passes Legislature, goes to governor Updated: Apr-24-15 5:40 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bill to combat Internet piracy of music and movies is heading to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration despite opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies.
- United Technologies subpoenaed over bribery law allegations Updated: Apr-24-15 12:22 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - United Technologies Corp. says it's been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking documents related to alleged violations of anti-bribery laws.