Technology Issues

The Latest: Tech firm disagrees with software allegations

Sep 5, 2017

A tech firm that has agreed to pay $3.5M and change how it sells laptops as part of a settlement reached with federal officials and authorities in 32 states says it "disagrees with the allegations" contained in complaints about its preloaded software

Former monk sues cosmetics giant over anti-aging formula

Aug 30, 2017

A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his Massachusetts charity was selling to raise money for the poor

The Latest: Analyst doubts Samsung scandal will hurt phones

Aug 25, 2017

A technology analyst doubts the imprisonment of Samsung's scandalized chief will knock the company off its perch as the world's leading maker of smartphones

China criticizes US trade probe as protectionism

Aug 24, 2017

China has criticized the U.S. government's decision to launch a trade investigation of Beijing's technology policy as protectionist and an attack on the global trading system

Walker aides assure legislators Foxconn will change economy

Aug 22, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker's top aides offered legislators another round of assurances Tuesday that a Foxconn Technology Group plant in southeastern Wisconsin would transform the state's economy

Get Started: FBI warns of spreading W-2 email theft scheme

Aug 21, 2017

The IRS is warning of a sharp increase in email phishing scams involving employees' W-2 forms _ scams that can put staffers' Social Security numbers in the hands of thieves

Report of Ukraine witness to DNC hacking stirs confusion

Aug 19, 2017

Report of Ukraine witness to Democratic National Committee hacking stirs confusion

The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly passes $3B Foxconn bill

Aug 17, 2017

The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax break package for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

Aug 17, 2017

HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company

Scottish Parliament under cyberattack, no systems breached

Aug 16, 2017

Officials at the Scottish Parliament say the legislature's IT systems are under sustained cyberattack but have not been breached

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