Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...
Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST
Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com says it's the first major retailer to accept digital Bitcoins as payment for...
Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST
Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it...
Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST
AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data...
Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST
For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations
WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...
Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST
Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...
Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST
SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California. In SEMI’s words...
Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media
LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...
Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST
EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust watchdog is increasing pressure on Google to swiftly provide better...
Jan 15 2014, 8:31am CST
Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...
Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST
Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...
Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST
China video sites confident public will pay China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content
BEIJING (AP) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...
Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST
What's on YouTube? 'YouTube Nation' lets you know What's on YouTube? Ask 'YouTube Nation,' a new daily online series from DreamWorks Animation
NEW YORK (AP) — How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by...
Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST
Wallops Island Launch Completed The launch of a rocket from Wallops Island was delayed due to a solar flare which occurred recently. However, later on the Cygnus cargo mission took off for the International Space Station. It had on board a lot of equipment that would prove to be handy in space.
Jan 10 2014, 4:10am CST
Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...
Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST
How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ? The answer to that question is “A great deal, when that woman has already scaled high walls to get where she is.” The woman in question here is Fiona Woolf, new Lord Mayor of the City of London. She has wasted no time...
Jan 9 2014, 8:46am CST
Gadget Watch: Case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone Gadget Watch: Typo keyboard case turns iPhone 5, 5S into close BlackBerry clone
LAS VEGAS (AP) — If you love your iPhone but would prefer a physical keyboard, Typo could be for you.
Jan 9 2014, 2:36am CST
Experts withdraw from Internet security conference Researchers skip computer security conference over reports of NSA collaboration on encryption
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security...
Jan 8 2014, 2:31pm CST
Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...
Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST
SF to charge Google, others with employee shuttles San Francisco to charge Google, Facebook, others using public bus stops for employee shuttles
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco announced plans Monday to start regulating employee shuttles for companies...
Jan 7 2014, 1:36pm CST
Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming Lusk, Wyo., charging station positioned to open up pickup-truck country to Tesla electric cars
LUSK, Wyo. (AP) — In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks...
Jan 7 2014, 12:26am CST
Electric race car debuts on Las Vegas Strip Electric race car debuts on Las Vegas Strip, will be driven in Formula E Championship
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new kind of race car made its debut Monday with cartoonishly loud revving, the smell of burning...
Jan 6 2014, 10:51pm CST
SpaceX Successfully Launches Thaicom Satellite SpaceX starts the year off with another successful commercial satellite launch.
On Monday evening, SpaceX started off the new year with a commercial satellite launch. This launch was the second successful commercial...
Jan 6 2014, 7:26pm CST
Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk Texting, dialing cellphone while driving raises crash risk especially for teens, study finds
A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving...
Jan 2 2014, 1:41am CST
Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft Feds announce drone testing sites in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites...
Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST
Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries Report lifts lid on NSA hacker unit, says US spies intercept computer deliveries to plant bugs
LONDON (AP) — A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency's hacking...
Dec 29 2013, 12:06pm CST
NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of...
Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST
Target security breach affects up to 40M cards Up to 40M shoppers may have had credit and debit cards compromised in Target security breach
Target's data-security nightmare threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of...
Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST
Fury and frustration over Target data breach Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards
NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the...
Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST
Olympic Torch Space Walk was Successful The historic 2014 Sochi Olympic Torch space walk took place yesterday and organizers say it was a success. This was the first time the Olympic Torch was in space on its journey to a Olympic games destination.
Nov 10 2013, 4:57am CST
Olympic Torch Space Walk Just Happened See the photos and short video of the historic 2014 Sochi Olympic Torch space walk. This is the first time the Olympic Torch was in space on its journey to a Olympic games destination.
Nov 9 2013, 9:30am CST
NASA is Planning to Launch First 3D Printer in Space Next Year NASA is about to take a giant step in 2014. It will transport first 3D printer via space flight to the International Space Station (ISS) next year. This is so that tools and spare parts needed in case of an emergency may be manufactured by the 3D printer in a jiffy.
Oct 1 2013, 7:02am CDT
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