Regulators probe NV Energy smart meter fires

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

State regulators have demanded NV Energy turn over data on smart meter failures as they launch a preliminary investigation into whether the 1.1 million meters they've installed on homes across Nevada pose any fire danger.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 22, 2014:

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

iBook charts for week ending September 22, 2014:

TTM Technologies buying competitor

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

A western Wisconsin technology company says it's buying a competitor in a cash and stock deal worth $927 million.

Assad backs efforts to fight terrorism

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Tuesday he supports any international effort against terrorism, apparently trying to position his government on the side of the U.S.-led coalition conducting airstrikes against the Islamic State group. Damascus said the U.S. informed it beforehand that the strikes were coming.

Goodgame Studios reveals revenue, coy on IPO plans

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business amid reports it is planning a stock market floatation.

Recent Missouri editorials

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

St. Joseph News-Press, Sept. 22

Newport taps $3.3 million for business incubator

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Newport has received nearly $1.7 million federal grant to convert a vacant school into a technology business incubator to promote start-up companies.

Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit.

Court: No GPS monitoring for sex crimes pre-2007

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

New Jersey can't force sex offenders who were convicted before a GPS monitoring program was signed into law to wear the tracking devices, a divided state Supreme Court ruled.

Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown technology for a remarkably low price tag of $75 million begins its final maneuvers into orbit around Mars.

Wichita middle schools to get 3-D printers

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Wichita middle school students will soon have access to 3-D printers.

Software better connects schools, police

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

New Hampshire schools and police departments are getting better connected thanks to a statewide school safety initiative.

Lawmaker wants students to learn computer coding

|Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

A Utah senator says the state should prepare more students for high-tech careers by teaching them computer coding.

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

| |Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's security features.

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

Sunday night lights! Super Bowl to be lit by LEDs

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

When the Super Bowl kicks off in February at University of Phoenix Stadium, there's one thing the NFL won't have to worry about: an extended blackout.

Proposed 460 toll route unlikely, official says

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Virginia Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne says the state likely won't get a permit to build a new toll road next to U.S Route 460.

Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba.

Tech incubator in Newport gets $1.7M federal grant

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

A technology business incubator in Newport is getting a $1.7 million federal grant to help redevelop a former public school building to support defense, marine, climate change, environmental, and digital industries.