Technology Issues

The Latest: County says hackers tried another attack

Dec 8, 2017

A North Carolina county says hackers have tried new attacks on its computer systems after it refused to pay them a ransom for frozen data

After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paper

Dec 7, 2017

North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering Thursday just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle a wide range of transactions, a day after local leaders refused to pay hackers who froze their system

New Jersey eyes cutting in horse tracks on internet gambling

Dec 7, 2017

New Jersey lawmakers want to give the state's horse racing tracks a piece of the action on internet gambling

Woman claims surgeon talked on cellphone during operation

Dec 7, 2017

A suburban New York City woman sued a doctor, claiming he used his cellphone to take a language test while operating on her

Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store

Dec 6, 2017

Apple's chief executive says he's optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China's tight internet laws will eventually be restored after they were removed earlier this year

Ex-NBA player Kermit Washington pleads guilty in fraud case

Dec 4, 2017

Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of spending thousands of dollars in donations to a charity for his personal use

AP FACT CHECK: Net-neutrality claims leave out key context

Dec 4, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Officials' statements on net neutrality mislead or leave out key context

Documents: UK lawmakers flout explicit password-sharing ban

Dec 4, 2017

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that British lawmakers are flouting explicit instructions not to share their computer passwords

Apple, Google at Chinese internet fest shows lure of market

Dec 4, 2017

Apple, Google leaders' presence at China state-run internet conference highlights dilemma for Western tech companies trying to expand in increasingly restricted market

Alleged UK hacker fights extradition to the US

Nov 30, 2017

Judges in Britain have reserved judgment in the case of a UK alleged hacker

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