- Latest Clinton emails show frustrations at State with email Updated: Aug-31-15 11:46 pm
WASHINGTON - Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of emails released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
- Gov. Brown creates new online security center Updated: Aug-31-15 10:37 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown ordered the creation of a new security center Monday that will be responsible for strengthening online security to prevent cyber-attacks on state agencies.
- Apple aims to boost mobile device sales with Cisco's help Updated: Aug-31-15 6:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems' Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers.
- Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky Updated: Aug-31-15 5:53 pm
HAZARD, Kentucky - In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal.
- CenturyLink accepts federal funds to expand Internet access Updated: Aug-31-15 3:56 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Internet provider CenturyLink Inc. has accepted $5.6 million in federal funding to expand high-speed Internet access in rural North Dakota.
- Utah Food Bank warns 10K donors that data may be exposed Updated: Aug-31-15 1:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Officials with the Utah Food Bank are warning 10,000 donors that their personal information could have been exposed after someone hacked into the organization's website.
- Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app Updated: Aug-31-15 12:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.
- State blames web portal for driver's license data breach Updated: Aug-31-15 12:52 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota officials say driver's license data on 18 residents was accessed after a password-protected portal was inadvertently opened online.
- Correction: The Month Ahead story Updated: Aug-31-15 12:35 pm
In a story Aug. 28, about upcoming events, The Associated Press reported erroneously the dates of business events expected in the first week in September.
- Companies get grants to expand rural broadband Internet Updated: Aug-31-15 12:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in rural Iowa will benefit from plans to expand broadband Internet service.
- Department of Education rolls out mobile app Updated: Aug-31-15 4:07 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Education is rolling out a new mobile app intended to make communication between school officials and parents easier.
- All state turkey farms hit by bird flu restocked, recovering Updated: Aug-30-15 1:26 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - All nine of the turkey farms in South Dakota that were affected by the deadly bird flu virus during the spring have restocked and are raising birds again, though the lone chicken farm has yet to recover.
- New York State Fair has a new mobile app Updated: Aug-29-15 12:08 pm
ALBANY, New York - The New York State Fair has a new mobile app.
- AP National News Calendar Updated: Aug-28-15 4:47 pm
Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of August 30 - September 5. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.
- Student data breach reported by South Dakota School of Mines Updated: Aug-28-15 7:52 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Officials at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology say an email that a university employee inadvertently sent to graduate students included an attachment with names, student identification numbers and grade point averages of about 350 students.
- Mobile driver's license app being tested in Iowa Updated: Aug-27-15 5:34 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Transportation employees have started testing a mobile driver's license app as part of a new pilot program.
- Grants to help state libraries upgrade computers, software Updated: Aug-27-15 4:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee State Library and Archives is providing more than $305,000 in grants to help libraries upgrade their computer equipment and software.
- Review: New phones, tablets keep Samsung at Android helm Updated: Aug-27-15 3:19 am
NEW YORK - Samsung's new smartphones and tablets might not offer enough to entice current iPhone and iPad users to switch, but they keep Samsung at the head of the class among Android gadget makers.
- Document: Kane received sensitive emails on personal account Updated: Aug-26-15 5:22 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor received sensitive emails from aides about news coverage of her office on personal accounts, preventing investigators from seeing many of her responses, according to a document obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
- Smartphone app identifies weeds invasive to Alaska Updated: Aug-26-15 5:43 am
KENAI, Alaska - A new smartphone application is helping researchers learn where plant species invasive to Alaska are growing.
- Audit criticizes security at Oregon's state data center Updated: Aug-25-15 9:37 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon technology managers never resolved known security vulnerabilities at a state data warehouse that stores a trove of sensitive information about Oregonians, state auditors concluded in a report released Tuesday.
- Montana settles with CenturyLink on maintenance, broadband Updated: Aug-25-15 6:53 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana reached a settlement with CenturyLink on Tuesday that requires the telecommunications company to improve maintenance response times and accept a federal grant to expand broadband in the state.
- Ashley Madison users in US sue cheating website over breach Updated: Aug-25-15 5:34 pm
LOS ANGELES - Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including financial data and sexual proclivities.
- Watchdog: US Ambassador Kennedy used private email Updated: Aug-25-15 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON - Senior staff at the U.S. Embassy to Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official business, an internal watchdog said in a report Tuesday. Some emails contained sensitive information.
- University student pleads guilty to making Android spy app Updated: Aug-25-15 2:26 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Carnegie Mellon University student who hoped to sell enough malicious software to infect 450,000 Google Android smartphones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal law meant to prevent hacking of phones and computers.