U.S. Cattle Herd at an All-Time Low The U.S. cattle herd is at an all-time low. In fact, it is the lowest it has ever been in over 63 years. This has sent the prices of beef soaring. Droughts in Texas have been identified as the major culprit.
Feb 1 2014, 7:37am CST
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
Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...
Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm 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
Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...
Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm 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
SolarCity turns to retail investors for cash SolarCity bets on new kind of financing _ selling bond-like securities to retail investors
NEW YORK (AP) — Solar panel installer SolarCity is turning to retail investors for cash. The company said...
Jan 15 2014, 7:41am CST
Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...
Jan 15 2014, 5:21am 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
How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection...
Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm 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
Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches...
Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm 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
Gadget Watch: The Internet-connected toothbrush Gadget Watch: The toothbrush that knows how you're brushing, and can tell your dentist
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how...
Jan 8 2014, 2:01pm 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
Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels Despite more gadgets, electricity usage in US homes is falling to levels last seen in 2001
NEW YORK (AP) — The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than...
Dec 30 2013, 12:42pm 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
Wash. students protest gay vice principal's exit Washington Catholic school students launch petition to protest gay vice principal's departure
SEATTLE (AP) — Students at a Seattle-area Catholic school are gaining national attention for their protest over...
Dec 20 2013, 4:31pm 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
Apple Leads U.S. Smartphone Market Share Again comScore has issued its report on Thursday that shows that Apple is leading the smartphone market share as top OEM manufacturer with 39% shares. While Android is ranked top OS for smartphone market platform with 52 percent shares.
Jun 5 2013, 4:40am CDT
Apple worked with Publishers to Fix e-book prices The US Justice Department filed a court case against Apple complaining of price fixing allegations. Apple may be in deep trouble due to the fact that it fixed the prices of its e-books. The consequences of this will have to await the decision of the trial.
May 15 2013, 8:09am CDT
Apple is on Top of U.S. Smartphone Market Share Apple takes leading position in U.S Smartphone Subscriber Market Share of March 2013. It is the top cat among contenders for market shares. Apple Inc., leads market share by a wide margin and gives the others a run for their money.
May 4 2013, 4:09am CDT
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