- US Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records case Updated: May-04-16 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON - A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records disclosures.
- House approves legislation spreading fees to cellphones Updated: May-04-16 9:00 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina House approved legislation Wednesday that spreads the cost of phone services to cellphone customers, lowering fees on landline bills.
- Digital spring cleaning: 4 'cyber hygiene' tips to stay safe Updated: May-04-16 11:06 am
NEW YORK - Spring cleaning isn't just about tossing old furniture and torn clothing: It's a great time to clear out your digital clutter and make sure you're protected against hackers.
- Colorado a step closer on tough student data privacy law Updated: May-03-16 3:25 pm
DENVER - Colorado is one step closer to adopting one of the nation's toughest state laws to protect the privacy of student data.
- College student starts business recycling dorm fridges Updated: May-01-16 3:54 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - A college student appalled at the dorm furnishings his roommates were leaving behind his freshman year has started a booming business recycling mini refrigerators.
- Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts Updated: May-01-16 3:28 pm
MIAMI - Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles.
- 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.
- Sitka Assembly approves ban on texting while driving Updated: Apr-29-16 10:03 am
SITKA, Alaska - Sitka officials have approved an ordinance that prohibits drivers from using their cellphones while driving.
- House unanimously OKs bill bolstering privacy of old emails Updated: Apr-27-16 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON - The House used a rare show of unanimity Wednesday to approve legislation requiring the government to get a search warrant if it wants people's older emails.
- Murder evidence tossed due to cellphone-surveillance device Updated: Apr-26-16 10:07 am
BALTIMORE - A judge has tossed key evidence in the 2014 killing of a woman in Baltimore after ruling that police illegally obtained it using a clandestine cellphone-surveillance device.
- 2nd security firm raises concerns about Cruz and Kasich apps Updated: Apr-25-16 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Another computer-security firm raised concerns Monday about the potential for hackers to glean users' personal data from phone apps released by the campaigns of Republican presidential contenders Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
- University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh Updated: Apr-23-16 11:57 am
NEW DELHI - A university professor on his way to work in northwestern Bangladesh was hacked to death Saturday in an attack similar to other killings by suspected Muslim militants, police said.
- Lawsuit: UW adviser hid link to crash from victim's daughter Updated: Apr-22-16 11:16 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The daughter of a jogger killed in a drunken crash is suing a University of Wisconsin-Madison adviser who counseled her, alleging that he never told her he had texted with the driver who hit her mother before the crash and used their relationship to learn about the case.
- Wyoming Medical Center informs patients of email breach Updated: Apr-22-16 10:04 am
CASPER, Wyoming - About 3,200 patients may be affected after two Wyoming Medical Center employees fell for phishing schemes, compromising their emails.
- Philippine voter data hacked but polls to go ahead Updated: Apr-22-16 9:24 am
MANILA, Philippines - The hacking of a Philippine election database may have exposed the personal information of all 55 million registered voters, but will not undermine May 9 national elections, officials said Friday, in the latest hacking scandal to hit the Southeast Asian nation.
- Dayton seeks boost in Minnesota's cybersecurity funding Updated: Apr-21-16 10:47 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The tech experts charged with protecting Minnesota's vast state government computer network from hackers are seeking more money to shore up their cyber defenses.
- Lawmakers fail to conclude Tennessee legislative session Updated: Apr-20-16 9:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A lengthy debate over a proposed veto override, partisan squabbling and a disagreement over a tax cut have delayed the planned conclusion of the legislative session.
- Recycling effort keeps household appliances out of landfills Updated: Apr-20-16 9:16 pm
DETROIT - A Detroit-area job placement agency is partnering with a utility and an energy services firm in a household appliance recycling program.
- Thailand wants foreigners social media, bank account details Updated: Apr-20-16 6:28 am
BANGKOK - Want to live in Thailand? No problem, say Thai authorities. Just be prepared to reveal your social media habits, bank account information and the restaurants and night clubs where you hang out.
- Defendant in computer hacking case sentenced to probation Updated: Apr-19-16 2:47 pm
DOVER, Delaware - An Indiana man has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit computer fraud and copyright infringement in an international computer hacking case.
- The Latest: LAX police say Arabic-speaking man broke no law Updated: Apr-18-16 6:49 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on a University of California, Berkeley, student removed from an airliner after a passenger observed him speaking in Arabic on his phone: (all times local):
- Greeley to consider distract driving laws Updated: Apr-18-16 1:31 pm
GREELEY, Colorado - A Colorado city is considering laws that would punish distracted driving, including texting while driving.
- Bangladesh says 20 foreigners involved in theft from NY Fed Updated: Apr-18-16 9:59 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh investigators have determined that at least 20 foreigners were involved in the cybertheft of $101 million from the Bangladesh central bank's account in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a senior investigator said Monday.
- Oro Valley weighs ban on texting while driving Updated: Apr-18-16 5:52 am
ORO VALLEY, Arizona - The town of Oro Valley is considering banning texting while driving.
- Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions Updated: Apr-18-16 12:11 am
BURBANK, California - An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift.