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What US state has the fastest Internet speed? Virginia

Coming in with an average of 13.7 megabits per second, the Southern state boasts the speediest broadband service in the country.

By August 7, 2014


Uber, Lyft hit with cease and desist orders in Virginia

State DMV orders the ride-for-hire services to stop operating within the state or face fines.

By June 5, 2014


Lego spill tangles up West Virginia highway

Better watch where you step. A tragic Lego disaster along a West Virginia highway results in a one-lane shutdown.

By March 5, 2013


Microsoft's Surface a balloting device in one precinct in Virginia

The tablet is being used by a Washington-based company named Democracy Live that delivers electronic ballots to certain states.

By November 6, 2012


IBM hands the reins to Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty will take over for Sam Palmisano effective Jan. 1. Now women run both HP and IBM.

By October 25, 2011


From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By October 19, 2011


'Allergic' to Wi-Fi? Move to West Virginia

People with electromagnetic hypersensitivity "allergies" to cellular and Wi-Fi signals are moving to the tiny town of Green Bank, W.Va., to get relief from their symptoms.

By September 14, 2011


Facebook fights Virginia's demand for user data, photos

The state of Virginia has abandoned its $200-a-day-fine aimed at forcing Facebook to divulge the complete contents of a user's account to settle a dispute over workers' compensation, narrowly avoiding a high-profile privacy battle in federal court.

By September 14, 2009


Yes, Virginia, Macs get malware, too

The Mac faithful are rocked by a serpent in their midst, the new Nook makes a believer out of Molly, and Sony's hacker war rages on.

By May 26, 2011


Microsoft to build massive Virginia data center

The software maker confirms plans to spend up to $499 million to build a modular data center in Southern Virginia.

By August 30, 2010