- University system enlists help on computer breach Updated: Mar-06-14 6:58 pm
- Senator: Technology warrants new privacy laws Updated: Mar-06-14 6:37 pm
- House panel kills 1 texting-driving ban, 1 remains Updated: Mar-06-14 5:41 pm
- Colorado looks to restrict cellphones in cars Updated: Mar-06-14 4:46 pm
- Panel approves bill about Breathalyzers in bars Updated: Mar-06-14 1:20 pm
- Child support payments stolen after Target breach Updated: Mar-05-14 7:14 pm
- North Dakota University System server breached Updated: Mar-05-14 6:01 pm
- Missouri lawmakers pass cellphone tower bill Updated: Mar-05-14 5:55 pm
- Federal court approves $311 million settlement Updated: Mar-05-14 3:10 pm
- Rebekah Brooks denies covering up tabloid hacking Updated: Mar-05-14 3:09 pm
- 16 percent of state drivers say they text, email Updated: Mar-05-14 2:28 pm
- Tulsa offering online safe room registration Updated: Mar-05-14 11:31 am
- Hawaii advances bill requiring Internet sales tax Updated: Mar-04-14 10:38 pm
- Bitcoin bank closes after high-tech heist Updated: Mar-04-14 8:22 pm
- Piers Morgan emailed support to Brooks on hacking Updated: Mar-04-14 10:32 am
- Consumers pay privacy price with rewards programs Updated: Mar-04-14 10:06 am
- At MIT, weighing balance of privacy and big data Updated: Mar-03-14 8:49 pm
- SC bill allows digital proof of vehicle insurance Updated: Mar-03-14 3:47 pm
- Ban on texting while driving to become NM law Updated: Mar-02-14 4:58 pm
- Sands: Some customer data stolen by hackers Updated: Feb-28-14 7:10 pm
- Bill seeks to restrict cellphones in school zones Updated: Feb-28-14 5:31 pm
- UK hacking suspect: I'll fight US extradition Updated: Feb-28-14 7:22 am
- Lawmakers continue debate on texting while driving Updated: Feb-28-14 4:11 am
- China's president heads cybersecurity body Updated: Feb-27-14 11:49 pm
- California court: Drivers can read cellphone maps Updated: Feb-27-14 8:07 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota University System officials said Thursday they have talked to the FBI and an independent cybersecurity group about helping with an investigation into a breach on the system's computer server.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota lawmakers are waging a battle over two proposals to ban texting while driving, with the issue of local control emerging as a deciding factor.
DENVER - A Colorado lawmaker who has received complaints from constituents about drivers distracted by their cellphones is proposing banning their use in cars unless people use a hands-free device.
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah House lawmakers have approved a bill that sets standards for bars installing Breathalyzers and similar devices for customers to use.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Only a few people had Wisconsin child support payments stolen after Target's data breach last year, according to the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A North Dakota University System computer server that stores personal information on students, staff and faculty has been hacked, but nothing appears to have been compromised, Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen said Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill limiting the ability of Missouri cities and counties to restrict cellphone towers.
BOISE, Idaho - Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says Idaho and other states have obtained court approval of a $311 million settlement involving Boise-based Micron Technology and other computer chip makers.
LONDON - Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks on Wednesday denied covering up the wide extent of phone hacking at the newspaper, but acknowledged paying a PR guru 1 million pounds "in part" to stop allegations against the tabloid's editors coming out in court.
LANSING, Michigan - A poll reports a doubling in the percentage of Michigan drivers who acknowledge they text or use email while behind the wheel since the previous survey two years earlier.
TULSA, Oklahoma - The city of Tulsa is offering free, voluntary online registration for safe rooms located within the city limits.
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are trying to level the playing field for retailers on the islands by mandating taxes on Internet sales transactions.
SAN FRANCISCO - A bank specializing in bitcoins says it has closed after computer hackers robbed its digital currency.
LONDON - Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she received abuse and death threats after it was revealed the newspaper had hacked the voicemails of a murdered 13-year-old girl. But she also got messages of support from high-profile figures including CNN talk-show host Piers Morgan and former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
PITTSBURGH - Giant Eagle won't say much about the information it collects on people who enroll in its rewards program to earn savings on food and fuel, but it knows who has a weakness for Goldfish crackers.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Government, business and academic leaders gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Monday to discuss whether new policies are needed to regulate the use of big data, the large and complex sets of electronic information being used by companies to market products, researchers to study health problems, and as a government surveillance tool.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A bill on Gov. Nikki Haley's desk would allow South Carolina drivers to use their smartphone in a traffic stop to prove they have vehicle insurance.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A proposal to ban texting while driving in New Mexico has become a state law.
LAS VEGAS - Computer hackers stole the personal information of tens of thousands of Las Vegas Sands customers during a data breach earlier this month, the casino company said Friday.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky House took aim at distracted motorists Friday, passing a bill that would stiffen fines for texting while driving and restrict on-the-road cellphone use in school and construction zones.
LONDON - A British man accused of hacking into a series of American government computer networks has pledged to fight any move to extradite him to the United States.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi lawmakers are still talking about banning drivers from sending text messages.
BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping has put himself in charge of a new body to coordinate cybersecurity, in a sign of Beijing's concern over its vulnerability to online attacks and its desire to retain tight control over the Internet.
FRESNO, California - Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.