- Garmin buys Maine-based GPS products company DeLorme Updated: Feb-11-16 4:58 pm
YARMOUTH, Maine - Swiss-based Garmin Ltd., known for its GPS technologies, is buying Maine-based DeLorme, which produces maps and hand-held satellite communications.
- EXCHANGE: iPads enhance learning at Marion schools Updated: Feb-11-16 7:49 am
MARION, Illinois - Only a division equation stood between Brayden Emery and the cartoon zombie, green and gangly, inching near him on the screen.
- For virtual reality pioneers, no rush to succeed in 2016 Updated: Feb-10-16 5:03 pm
LOS ANGELES - Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day.
- Utah lawmaker proposes studying electronic drivers' licenses Updated: Feb-10-16 2:00 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah lawmaker wants the state to study the feasibility of creating electronic drivers' licenses and come up with recommendations on how to move forward.
- 6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private Updated: Feb-10-16 10:37 am
NEW YORK - Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?
- More than 318 million lbs of e-waste diverted from NY dumps Updated: Feb-08-16 1:55 pm
ALBANY, New York - State officials say more than 318 million pounds of electronic waste was diverted from landfills in the first three years of New York's electronics recycling law, but discarded televisions and computer monitors pose a challenge.
- Somalia spokesman: Video shows laptop handed to bomb suspect Updated: Feb-07-16 6:31 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Security video footage taken at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security checkpoint, Somalia's government spokesman said Sunday.
- Thomas' mom to watch from the stands, not the cell this time Updated: Feb-05-16 10:04 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Demaryius Thomas' mother will watch the Super Bowl from the stands at Levi's Stadium, decked out in an officially licensed orange No. 88 jersey.
- Utah legislators back plan to declare pornography a health crisis Updated: Feb-05-16 8:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as pornography becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets.
- Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone Updated: Feb-05-16 2:29 pm
NEW YORK - Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
- Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears Updated: Feb-04-16 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients.
- NYC to launch metered parking app by year's end Updated: Feb-03-16 7:21 am
NEW YORK - Motorists in New York City will be able to pay for metered parking via a smartphone app by the end of the year.
- Google parent Alphabet may soon top Apple's market value Updated: Jan-29-16 3:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO - As the digital advertising market booms and demand for smartphones wanes, Alphabet Inc. could soon dethrone Apple as the world's most valuable company.
- Sony reports a jump in fiscal third quarter profit on PS4 Updated: Jan-29-16 3:13 am
TOKYO - Sony Corp. reported a 33.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as sales improved in its PlayStation 4 video game business.
- Review: Going offline with Google Maps Updated: Jan-28-16 2:50 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - I knew I wouldn't get real-time traffic information and other features when I opted to rely solely on Google's offline mapping capabilities for a week in and around Disney World near Orlando, Florida. In fact, Google Maps gave me trouble the moment I tried to leave the airport parking lot.
- E-book use climbs among Hancock County library patrons Updated: Jan-28-16 5:01 am
GREENFIELD, Indiana - There was a time when checking out an audio book from a library meant rifling through a stack of CDs or cassettes.
- After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop Updated: Jan-26-16 7:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company.
- Chase planning rollout of card-free ATMs Updated: Jan-26-16 3:47 pm
NEW YORK - Soon, losing your ATM card won't be the financial life-stopping event it used to be. Just don't also lose your phone.
- Decatur schools provide iPads to younger students Updated: Jan-22-16 4:32 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Elementary school children in Decatur are using tablet computers to do research and make presentations.
- Senate backs ban on hand-held cellphones while driving Updated: Jan-21-16 8:35 pm
BOSTON - The state Senate approved a bill Thursday that would require drivers in Massachusetts to put down their cellphones while behind the wheel.
- Minnesota lawmakers take on data privacy in classrooms Updated: Jan-20-16 3:22 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Lawmakers and data privacy advocates say the digital age means students' private information needs protecting.
- Review: Under Armour's fitness gadgets need to shape up Updated: Jan-19-16 3:17 pm
BAY LAKE, Florida - You may know Under Armour mostly for its heavily marketed line of athletic sportswear. But the company has bigger ambitions: It's jumping into the crowded market for wearable gadgets that aim to help both athletes and couch potatoes track their fitness.
- Tech at the symphony: Boston orchestra loaning patrons iPads Updated: Jan-18-16 2:14 am
BOSTON - A night at the symphony usually means silencing cellphones and mobile devices before the music starts.
- NY senator taking action against dropped cellphone calls Updated: Jan-17-16 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - There's one thing Sen. Charles Schumer says is "driving New Yorkers crazy": dropped cellphone calls in dead zones all over the city.
- EXCHANGE: Schools technology team pounds the iPads Updated: Jan-17-16 10:40 am
DECATUR, Illinois - People who don't know what Jim Altig's job is really like often say how lucky he is to work for the Decatur School District, where he gets summers off and Christmas vacation. He doesn't.