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Sunday, Jul 24, 2016

Technology

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules and it wants those platforms to only list those who do _ or else face steep fines
Updated: 3 hours ago

Utility to roll out electric car charger program

A program rolling out next year will install electric car chargers in Seattle homes and parts of the city
Updated: 4 hours ago

Mitchell sets 'safe exchange zone' for online transactions

Mitchell residents who must meet strangers to complete purchases started on websites such as Craigslist and eBay can now set up the meeting in area that city officials have designated as a "safe exchange zone."
Updated: 5 hours ago
Utah car dealers weighing in on Tesla court fight

Utah car dealers weighing in on Tesla court fight

Car dealers are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in Utah
Updated: 6 hours ago
Egypt cleric says too much Pokemon Go could be dangerous

Egypt cleric says too much Pokemon Go could be dangerous

A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone application "Pokemon Go," adding to religious voices that have sometimes been sterner in their critique of the game
Updated: 9 hours ago
China rolls out world's largest amphibious aircraft

China rolls out world's largest amphibious aircraft

An official news agency says China has unveiled the world's largest amphibious aircraft that Beijing plans to use for marine missions and fighting forest fires
Published: 07/24/16

State program to offer $50M in tech loans to schools

A new state program will make loans available to Massachusetts school districts to upgrade their information technology
Published: 07/23/16

ACLU praises new Illinois limits on cellphone surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union is praising a new Illinois law that limits how police can use devices that collect cellphone data and track phone locations
Published: 07/23/16
Scientists work toward storing digital information in DNA

Scientists work toward storing digital information in DNA

Scientists are working toward using DNA, the stuff of genes, for storing the world's burgeoning load of digital information
Published: 07/23/16

Medical center pays $2.75M penalty for missing laptop

Officials at the University of Mississippi Medical Center say they have reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to pay a penalty of $2.75 million regarding the disappearance of a laptop computer in 2013
Published: 07/22/16