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  • Obama takes step to improve government technology

    CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — The White House is announcing the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technology infrastructure and making its websites more consumer friendly. The move is aimed at avoiding a repeat of the website debacle that marred the rollout...

  • US agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday that it will begin fielding complaints from people who rely on products such as Bitcoin and online exchanges for such...

  • TripAdvisor completes $200M purchase of Viator

    NEW YORK (AP) — Travel website operator TripAdvisor said Monday that it has completed its purchase of Viator, a website that lets consumers review and book trip activities like tours, for $200 million in cash. TripAdvisor agreed to buy Viator on July 24. The Cambridge, Massachusetts, company...

  • State website will match employers and job seekers

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is about to launch a new program that with match employers and skilled workers. On Aug. 18, state officials will make a free, online, matchmaking employment service available for the first time to both employers and job seekers who want only their top options....

  • Bad behavior on social media can cost recruits

    At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media talk. It's about more than minding their manners. Coach Steve Mask warns players not to...

  • Mostly positive reviews for NFL's new tablets

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Even in a pouring rain, Titans assistant coach Louie Cioffi flipped through soggy black-and-white printouts reviewing the opening series with...

  • Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills. Oracle's breach-of-contract lawsuit against Cover Oregon was filed...

  • Russian accused of hacking is arraigned in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers at hundreds of U.S. businesses and stealing credit card information pleaded not guilty to 29 charges Friday. U.S. District Judge John L. Weinberg ordered Roman Seleznev, of Vladivostok, Russia, held without bail until a...

  • Judge rejects $324.5M settlement of tech wage case

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn't enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies to block their top employees from getting better...

  • Judge: Trial can decide fate of MLB TV broadcasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball cannot hide behind its antitrust exemption to fend off a lawsuit from fans who say the league unjustly dictates television markets for its ballclubs, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's ruling came after two lawsuits were brought by fans...

  • Legislation on Web-based ride-sharing likely

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland lawmaker says the Legislature and not the state Public Service Commission should come up with policies to regulate Web-based ride-sharing services like Uber, after the PSC ruled this week that such companies should be treated the same way that tax-cab companies...

  • Attorneys general want flavored e-cigarette ban

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys general from more than two dozen states want federal regulators to impose restrictions on electronic cigarettes, including a ban on the more than 7,000 flavors now available. In a letter Friday to the Food and Drug Administration, they say limits on advertising and...

  • Central NY airport new site for drone safety tests

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — Federal regulators have approved drone research flights at a central New York airport, one of six sites nationwide chosen to assess the safety of the aerial robots in already busy skies. The other initial mission at Griffiss International Airport in Rome will be to study how...

  • Uber, Lyft reach agreements with Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced an agreement on Wednesday with two transportation network companies that will help ensure that passengers are safe and provide more transparency into their operations. Herring’s office issued cease...

  • Tech entrepreneurs have greater impact on nation than presidents

    If you want to understand the future of America, it would be wise to spend more time following the news from Silicon Valley and less following the partisan bickering in Washington, D.C.



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