Ohio lawmaker wants tougher state texting ban

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

An Ohio lawmaker who sponsored the state's texting-while-driving ban says more should be done to strengthen the law.

Vermont reminds drivers of Oct. 1 cellphone ban

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The head of the Vermont State Police Traffic Safety Division says motorists who use hand-held cellphones after a new law banning such use takes effect Oct. 1 should be prepared to be stopped and fined.

UNLV welcoming world-class Intel supercomputer

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Quick: Multiply 3.14159 by 1.61803.

New England editorial roundup

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The Cape Cod Times of Hyannis (Mass.), Sept. 18, 2014

Tool and die shops strive for younger workforce

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Though he passed retirement age more than a decade ago, Bob McEntire doesn't know when he'll stop working — and his boss is glad for it.

Loveland sculptor creates a mastodon for museum

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Kent Ullberg has designed a shark for Nova Southeastern University in Florida; a 23-foot-tall elephant for the St. Louis Zoo; and 58 Canada geese taking flight for a venue in Omaha, Nebraska. He has designed more than 100 monumental sculptures, all originating in Loveland.

5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:

Uber ride-sharing service kicks off in Anchorage

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The popular ride-sharing service Uber has added Anchorage to its worldwide list of cities where it operates.

Oracle and Concur are big market movers

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.

UNLV welcoming world-class Intel supercomputer

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Quick: Multiply 3.14159 by 1.61803.

Calif. teachers fund to boost clean energy bets

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The California State Teachers' Retirement System says it plans to increase its investments in clean energy and technology to $3.7 billion, from $1.4 billion, over the next five years.

UWSP student, instructor teaming up on safety app

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Two members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point community are developing a safety app that allows students to track the location of friends who are out on the town.

Twitter parody plays differently in middle America

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.

As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.

Silver City eyes harsher driving-while-texting law

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Silver City councilors are considering a proposal that would give the town a stronger driving-while-texting law than the recently passed state version.

Colleges partner on renewable energy program

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont have formed a partnership for students who want to further their studies in the field of renewable energy.

Columbus High School students to get laptops

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Columbus Public School District has decided to disband its high school computer labs and equip every student with a MacBook Air laptop.

New phone app allows Indiana voters to register

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A new application allows Indiana residents to use their smartphones to register to vote.