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Students from Missouri named as Rhodes Scholar

|Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

A suburban St. Louis woman studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was named Sunday as one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars.

GA lawmaker wants schools to go digital by 2020

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Nearly 30 eighth graders bend over laptops during Karen Farnsworth's Thursday morning math class, raising their hands for help as the teacher moves around pointing to their screens or providing video links. In the second row, 13-year-old Yocelin Rodriguez glances at a question about finding the height of a shape before grabbing her pencil and making calculations on a sheet of paper.

Schools combat threats made on social media

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

The electronic devices that give students instant access to the world for educational purposes are also their conduit to social media, and that presents a host of problems for school administrators.

Does bad behavior really hurt business?

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?

Sioux Fall surgeons' group stops selling implants

|Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

A group of Sioux Falls surgeons has stopped selling surgical implants at a local hospital amid concerns over conflicts of interest and legality.

Health care M&A leads global deal surge

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.

UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.

Computer science students seek software proposals

|Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Computer science students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are looking for software design proposals as part of their learning process.

Rhodes scholars named for 2015

|Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region:

DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Military construction activity continues to decline across Alaska, but work with other federal agencies should keep government contractors busy.

Columbus High School students get new computers

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Dillon Houser uses computers almost daily for his school work.

Coding academy helps Indiana close tech skills gap

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Willie Pritchett is a Purdue man. He graduated in 2000 with an undergraduate degree in organizational leadership and minors in communications and computer science. He has an MBA from Indiana Institute of Technology. And if he had it to do again — he would not.

Kohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.

NJ online gambling underwhelms in first year

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Internet gambling in New Jersey has been underwhelming in the year since it began, and it is now under attack by opponents looking to shut it down, even as it provides a small bit of help to Atlantic City's struggling casinos.

Ohio college building indoor drone pavilion

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

An indoor flying pavilion for students to test and fly drones will be built at a college in southwestern Ohio.

Hospital IT director sentenced for wiretapping

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

The former information technology director of a hospital in Blackfoot was sentenced to three years of probation after he was convicted of wiretapping.

Tech companies seeking workers in Lafayette

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

A recruitment and networking fair for job hunters interested in working with three information technology companies moving to Lafayette will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Abdalla Hall.

New England editorial roundup

|Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

The Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer, Nov. 19, 2014

Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

A California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide.

Garmin’s latest GPS unit lets you zoom in

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

There seem to be endless features with the Nuvi 2689LMT.