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Technology companies drive a broad rally on Wall Street

Technology companies powered a rally on Wall Street Monday that gave the market its third straight gain. The surge in tech stocks followed a decision by the U.S. to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another...

23 Texas cities were targeted in a “coordinated ransomware attack”

The majority of attacks were against small local governments, according to the state's Department of Information Resources.

East Texas inventor concentrating on wind power technology

ATHENS, Texas (AP) — Some people say a uniquely different invention of George Arthur Spencer on his property in the Cross Roads community near Athens looks like an alien antenna. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports...

Politics aside, there’s still no known link between video games and violence

NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. An online...

Texas joins states’ lawsuit to block T-Mobile-Sprint deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Texas has joined more than a dozen states that are suing to stop T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of rival cellphone company Sprint, arguing that the deal is bad for consumers...

Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide

SEATTLE (AP) — The 33-year-old former Amazon software engineer accused of hacking Capital One made little attempt to hide her attack. In fact, she effectively publicized it. It's one of many riddles swirling around Paige Thompson, who...

Commentary: Ray Perryman: Data breaches and modern life

Data breaches can be stunningly expensive for companies both in terms of actual expense but also in loss of consumer confidence. And the attacks are frequent, and increasingly more sophisticated. Since 2005, more than 9,000...

UTA and Lockheed Martin team up on unmanned vehicle project

A pair of University of Texas at Arlington researchers are teaming with Lockheed Martin Corp. on an unmanned vehicle project. Frank Lewis, the Moncrief-O’Donnell Chair and professor of electrical engineering, and Yan Wan, an associate...

Capital One target of massive data breach

SEATTLE (AP) — A hacker gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications, the bank said Monday as federal authorities arrested a suspect in the case . Paige A....

AP Explains: What T-Mobile takeover of Sprint means for you

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. antitrust regulators have cleared T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of rival Sprint, leaving just three major cellphone companies, while creating a smaller competitor in satellite-TV company Dish While there are still...