- MS Ethics board: Text messages are public records Updated: Apr-14-14 9:31 pm
- Authors Guild asks US court to rule against Google Updated: Apr-11-14 6:16 pm
- Senate, House pass versions of texting ban Updated: Apr-09-14 11:07 pm
- Change in Illinois' GPS monitoring law advances Updated: Apr-09-14 1:43 pm
- Ark. police join effort to end texting and driving Updated: Apr-07-14 2:35 pm
- Beaufort County text ban usually brings warnings Updated: Apr-07-14 8:29 am
- Police to increase enforcement of anti-texting law Updated: Apr-06-14 3:16 pm
- Bill restricting cellphones in cars comes back Updated: Apr-04-14 3:28 pm
- Miss. House rejects texting-while-driving ban Updated: Apr-03-14 3:24 pm
- Miss. lawmakers finish budget, end 2014 session Updated: Apr-02-14 11:34 pm
- Samsung: Patents developed by Google engineers Updated: Apr-01-14 8:19 pm
- Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving Updated: Apr-01-14 6:26 pm
- New Hampshire debates cellphone ban while driving Updated: Apr-01-14 5:10 pm
- Judge awards CMU $1.54B in Marvell patent dispute Updated: Apr-01-14 1:34 pm
- Greenville's new hand-held cellphone ban starts Updated: Apr-01-14 4:19 am
- Lawmaker wants NY to license, tax Internet poker Updated: Mar-31-14 6:22 pm
- Supreme Court could limit software patents Updated: Mar-31-14 5:01 pm
- BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard Updated: Mar-31-14 4:18 pm
- Brazil's Congress approves internet legislation Updated: Mar-26-14 2:40 pm
- Md. lawmakers OK ban on ticket-scalping software Updated: Mar-26-14 1:46 pm
- Firm cuts US online gambling estimate 30 percent Updated: Mar-25-14 12:14 pm
- Top RI lawmaker: Hike texting-while-driving fines Updated: Mar-25-14 11:04 am
- South Dakota primes for texting and driving ban Updated: Mar-21-14 6:44 pm
- Tweaks made to Neb. interlock law for DUI convicts Updated: Mar-20-14 7:49 pm
- Woman pleads not guilty in texting, driving death Updated: Mar-20-14 6:38 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - Public officials' text messages about government business are public records, the Mississippi Ethics Commission says.
NEW YORK - Saying Google Inc. is stealing business from online book retailers, the Authors Guild asked a federal appeals court Friday to reinstate its lawsuit contending that the Internet giant is violating copyright laws with its massive book digitization project.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina is closer to having its first statewide ban on texting while driving, a measure that would eliminate the confusion and conflicts resulting from municipalities and counties having their own separate ordinances.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A bill that would let law enforcement officials use GPS tracking on people with a restraining order is advancing in the Illinois Legislature.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas are joining a national effort to stop texting while driving, Arkansas State Police said Monday.
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - It's again the law to text and drive now in almost all of Beaufort County.
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - Seven police departments in North Dakota plan to increase their enforcement of a 2011 law aimed at curbing accidents caused by individuals who were texting while driving.
DENVER - For a while, it seemed Colorado lawmakers had hung up on a proposal to restrict cellphone use in cars this year, but it turns out the bill was just on hold.
JACKSON, Mississippi - The state House says it's OK, so Mississippi drivers can text away.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi lawmakers ended their 2014 session Wednesday night after passing the final parts of a state budget for the year that begins July 1.
SAN JOSE, California - Samsung fired back at Apple's accusations of patent theft Tuesday, saying the South Korean tech giant didn't write any of the Android software on its smartphones and tablets, Google did.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Hand-held cellphone use should be treated like driving drunk and should be banned in New Hampshire to save lives, safety officials and others told a Senate panel Tuesday.
NEW YORK - A court has awarded Carnegie Mellon University $1.54 billion in a patent dispute with chip maker Marvell Technology.
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - South Carolina's toughest law on using cellphones while driving is now on the books in Greenville.
ALBANY, New York - New York would legalize, license and tax Internet poker games under a proposal from a key state lawmaker - but don't look for the bill to pass anytime soon.
WASHINGTON - Is it too easy for high-tech companies to patent inventions that are not really new, but simply take an old idea and blend it with computer wizardry?
SAN FRANCISCO - Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.
SAO PAULO - The lower house of Brazil's Congress has approved legislation meant to ensure the privacy of Internet users and to guarantee what is called "Internet neutrality," that all content be treated equally by carriers. But it dropped a demand that all data on Brazilians be saved within the country
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Software used by ticket scalpers to buy up the best seats at concerts and sporting events would be banned in Maryland under a measure that has cleared the Maryland General Assembly.
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Morgan Stanley lowered its estimate of the U.S. Internet gambling market on Tuesday to $3.5 billion by 2017, down from a previous forecast of $5 billion.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The top lawmaker in the Rhode Island Senate is calling for increased fines for motorists caught texting while driving.
PIERRE, South Dakota - A law that would make texting while driving illegal in South Dakota still awaits the governor's signature, but the state Department of Public Safety is already talking about a public awareness campaign.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska motorists with a drunken-driving conviction could face a misdemeanor charge instead of a felony if they're caught driving sober without a dashboard-mounted breath-testing device.
ST. GEORGE, Utah - A 51-year-old St. George woman has pleaded not guilty to causing a fatal accident by texting and driving.