- Washoe County sheriff's app takes illegal dumping reports Updated: Apr-30-16 6:49 pm
RENO, Nevada - A Washoe County Sheriff's Office cellphone app now allows citizens to report illegal dumping.
- Smartphone health: Apple releases software for medical apps Updated: Apr-28-16 4:22 am
CUPERTINO, California - Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions - from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
- Mobile app to give self-guided tours of scenic byway Updated: Apr-27-16 6:50 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - An organization has created a mobile app that will give people self-guided tours of a 44-mile scenic byway near Beckley.
- Indianapolis Motor Speedway releases new free mobile app Updated: Apr-27-16 6:31 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has released a new and improved free mobile app ahead of next month's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
- The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Updated: Apr-26-16 4:11 pm
App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 24, 2016:
- Lansing utility's computer network affected by cyberattack Updated: Apr-26-16 5:41 am
LANSING, Michigan - Officials say the Lansing Board of Water and Light's computer network was the subject of a cyberattack that disrupted administrative operations.
- Pope to youth: Happiness can't be downloaded like an app Updated: Apr-24-16 7:44 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has told teenagers happiness can't be downloaded like a cellphone app.
- Healthcare data company bringing 300 jobs to Greenville Updated: Apr-22-16 12:41 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - A company that develops technology applications for the health care industry is locating in Greenville, expecting to invest about $3 million and create 300 jobs.
- Creator of malware used to drain bank accounts gets 9 years Updated: Apr-20-16 6:17 pm
ATLANTA - The Russian creator of a computer program that enabled cybercriminals to infect millions of computers and drain bank accounts in multiple countries was sentenced Wednesday to serve 9 ½ years in federal prison.
- The Latest: Man accused of selling malware gets 15 years Updated: Apr-20-16 5:11 pm
ATLANTA - The Latest on the sentencing of a man who created malware used to drain bank accounts (all times local):
- EU expands battle with Google with Android antitrust probe Updated: Apr-20-16 4:23 pm
BRUSSELS - The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment to its own products.
- Modern styling, new tech, fuel economy highlight new Malibu Updated: Apr-20-16 2:22 pm
Chevrolet revamped the Malibu for 2016, making the family sedan look more modern and giving it more safety and technology features, including software that helps keep teen-agers safe and parents in the know.
- Visa: new technology for chip cards to speed checkout times Updated: Apr-19-16 3:53 pm
Visa is upgrading its software to process chip-embedded credit and debit cards to function faster - addressing a source of grumbling from businesses and customers who are often forced to wait for transactions to go through.
- 911 caller won't be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting Updated: Apr-18-16 8:16 pm
A 911 caller won't be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot the shopper, who'd picked up an air rifle from a shelf, a special prosecutor said Monday.
- Vermont health care providers test patient-monitoring app Updated: Apr-17-16 9:37 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont doctors and health care providers can now monitor if their patient has entered an emergency room or been admitted to a hospital or nursing home with a new online app.
- Colorado springs focused on being cybersecurity industry hub Updated: Apr-16-16 10:47 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Colorado Springs' economic future could depend on how it fits within an emerging industry to tackle hackers.
- AP Explains: How to clean up your online reputation Updated: Apr-15-16 4:30 pm
NEW YORK - Messy party photos, offensive tweets, pepper spraying student protesters ... sometimes, you just want a do-over when it comes to your online presence. And for a hefty price tag, you can.
- California hands out $70.5 million in job tax credits Updated: Apr-14-16 9:21 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A California economic development board handed out $70.5 million in tax credits on Thursday for private companies promising to create jobs in the state, including $12.7 million for electric car-maker Faraday Future, which broke ground a day earlier on a new manufacturing facility in neighboring Nevada.
- MIT researchers develop safer driving cellphone app Updated: Apr-14-16 6:54 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers say they have come up with an app to answer the age old question: Which city has worse drivers, Boston or New York?
- Vendor sues Nebraska school over software contract Updated: Apr-14-16 8:47 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A vendor that was contracted to provide online purchasing software has filed a federal lawsuit against the Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council.
- Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video Updated: Apr-12-16 5:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Looking for new ways to engage with its audience, Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, shop for shoes and talk with a variety of businesses by sending them direct text messages.
- The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US Updated: Apr-12-16 1:24 pm
iBook charts for week ending April 10, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):
- Ex-US scientist sentenced in attempted cyber-attack Updated: Apr-11-16 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON - A former Nuclear Regulatory Commission scientist has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for plotting a cyberattack on federal government computers.
- Researchers: Newer type of ransomware is harbinger of danger Updated: Apr-11-16 9:02 am
WASHINGTON - An unusual strain of virus-like hacker software that exploits computer server vulnerabilities - without requiring human interaction - is a leading example of a new generation of "ransomware," according to a new report by Cisco Systems Inc.
- US cites Chinese Internet filters as trade barrier Updated: Apr-08-16 6:15 am
BEIJING - The American government has cited Chinese Internet controls as a trade barrier in a report that comes as Beijing tries to block its public from seeing news online about the finances of leaders' families.