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Coffee shop bans laptops and tablets, business grows

A Vermont bakery and coffee shop shuts off its Wi-Fi and discovers that people quite like it.

By September 7, 2014


In Vermont, Ben & Jerry's ice cream is king

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman visited the factory where some of the best ice cream on the planet comes off a conveyor belt at the rate of 250,000 pints a day.

By July 28, 2010


iPhone to land in Vermont

AT&T's Unicel acquisition finally brings Apple's iPhone to Vermont.

By January 2, 2009


Correction: Supremes to Congress: Bring privacy law into 21st century

Patrick Leahy is a Democratic senator from Vermont. The story originally misidentified the state he represents.

By January 31, 2012


IBM cuts chip plant pay, following job cuts

IBM is cutting workers' pay at chip plants in Vermont and New York. This follows job cuts at the Vermont facility.

By August 7, 2008


Man allegedly steals bus, posts video on YouTube

A tour bus is stolen in Vermont. A former employee is apprehended for allegedly taking it on a joyride. Now it appears that he made a video of the alleged theft and posted it to YouTube.

By November 14, 2009


Judge: Man can't be forced to divulge encryption passphrase

In what could potentially be a landmark Vermont case, judge says thanks to the Fifth Amendment, a child pornography defendant doesn't need to turn over his laptop's PGP passphrase.

By December 14, 2007


AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile agree not to charge for spam texts

That's three of the top US carriers that say they'll stop billing customers for texts that get sent to them from unauthorized third parties. Missing from the list is Verizon.

By November 21, 2013


Tweets study says Hawaii happiest, Louisiana not so much

Analysis of geotagged tweets suggests that living on a beautiful island makes for a more uplifted soul, than, say, not living on a beautiful island.

By February 20, 2013


New Web site measures global happiness

Web site pulls keyword data from Twitter to measure happiness around the world on any given day. Is the globe feeling good today?

By April 30, 2013