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  • Bill that would require smartphone kill switches is close to passage

    Lawmakers have flipped the kill switch again, and legislation nearly defeated by the powerful wireless communications industry appears close to passage. At stake is a bill that would allow owners to remotely deactivate their smartphones if they are...
  • NATAS Announces Technology and Engineering Emmy Recipients

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the recipients of the 66th Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, to be presented at the Consumer Electronics Show. "The National Academy's Technology and Engineering Achievement...
  • Who's the old guy at Lollapalooza?

    Last week I briefly stood outside the gates of one of the year's biggest music festivals, wrestling with my age. As the Chicago skyline shone directly to my west, thousands of teens and 20-somethings wearing plastic wristbands streamed past me. Some waved...
  • Steve Ballmer says he paid 'L.A. beachfront price' for Clippers

    Steve Ballmer described his record $2-billion purchase of the Clippers as an “L.A. beachfront price” Monday in his first public comments since a judge tentatively approved the sale of the franchise. The former Microsoft chief executive...
  • Microsoft phone scam still going strong

    Repeat after me: If someone from Microsoft calls, it's a scam. If someone from Microsoft calls, it's a scam. This scam is one of the easiest to spot. I've written about it several times. But if people keep falling for it, it won't ever stop. A Monroe...
  • Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications

    Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult. Two...
  • Why Google Won't Buy Time Warner -- And Shouldn't

    Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother? The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
  • Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor

    Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor
    The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held three advanced degrees from USC and whom colleagues described as a family man and a brilliant logistician with a quick...
  • 73% of Sales Come from Digital in Activision Blizzard's Second Qtr.

    With "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Skylanders Trap Team" and "Destiny" launching this fall, Activision Blizzard raised its sales outlook for the rest of the year, expecting to generate $4.7 billion. That's up slightly from earlier estimates of...
  • NFL Now Adds 2 Shows, Expands to Yahoo and More Devices for Regular-Season Debut

    The National Football League is stocking its NFL Now online network with two new original series and has launched on five additional platforms leading up to the kickoff the 2014-15 regular season as the league hopes to super-serve fans -- and generate...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Computer Classes At The Wethersfield Library

    Wethersfield Library, 515 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield is offering four computer classes in September. On Monday, Sept. 22 "All You Need to Know about Email" will meet at 2:30 p.m. Learn the fundamentals of sending and receiving email. Learn about...