Technology

Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official

The Obama administration is planning to create a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday
Updated: 5 hours ago
With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming

With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming

YouTube is rolling out crop of movies and shows that will be exclusively available beginning Wednesday with YouTube Red, a $10-a-month subscription service the San Bruno, California-based company launched last October
Updated: 6 hours ago

UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy

Lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing Britain's intelligence agencies say there are not enough privacy safeguards in plans to strengthen government powers to spy on the Internet
Updated: 8 hours ago

Up to speed: Website to help expand NC high-speed internet

A new state website is designed to help expand high-speed internet access to underserved communities in North Carolina
Updated: 11 hours ago
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics

Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics

Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gusto, investing in everything from stadiums to electric cars, and expecting an economic bonanza from a construction frenzy and an influx of visitors
Published: 02/09/16

Duff to offer bill allowing Tesla to sell cars to consumers

The majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers
Published: 02/09/16

Lynch: No outside influence on FBI probe into Clinton emails

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state is free of outside political influence
Published: 02/09/16

Apollo Education to go private in $1.1 billion deal

Apollo Education goes private in $1.1 billion buyout with for-profit colleges under pressure
Published: 02/09/16
UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and 3 years later for designs already in production
Published: 02/09/16
TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

Some television companies are balking as more people watch shows online, and may start delaying the release of shows to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu
Published: 02/08/16