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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015


Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.

By October 8, 2015


TurboTax Deluxe 2008 (Federal + State)

TurboTax 2008 is the most expensive tax app on the market, but it's also fast, complete, and straightforward. If finishing quickly is your goal, the extra cost is worth it. If you anticipate wanting live help support, look into TaxCut.

By February 4, 2009

4 stars Editors' rating February 4, 2009

AT&T accuses Federal Communications Commission of favoritism

The FCC is dragging its feet on granting AT&T a waiver to offer a Wi-Fi calling feature, while letting competitors go ahead, says the company. The feature fails to meet accessibility rules for the disabled.

By October 2, 2015


Verizon's grandfathered unlimited data users face $20 price hike

Subscribers with unlimited data plans will see their bills rise after November 15.

By October 8, 2015


Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015


Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case

A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.

By July 2, 2015


Latest hack on federal employees targets security clearances

After finding that federal employees' Social Security numbers were stolen, the US government discovers another breach, which exposed data on intelligence agents and others.

By June 12, 2015


Hack affected every single federal employee, union says

A breach revealed last week affected more people and grabbed more personal information than previously announced, the American Federation of Government Employees said Thursday.

By June 11, 2015


Hack exposes personal data of 4 million federal workers

The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.

By June 4, 2015