RootMetrics said Verizon won all six of its testing categories outright. No ties. It also won 41 statewide tests outright. AT&T was a strong second and Sprint held off rival T-Mobile yet again in overall performance rankings. The results confirm and contradict other testing reports, giving carriers room to market their best showings.
A report from the Wall Street Journal indicates that Sony will release two models of the PlayStation early next month: a high-end model with enhanced graphics and a new version of the console’s standard model.
The FBI is investigating cyber intrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
An ambitious effort to replace obsolete New York City pay phones with Wi-Fi kiosks that offer free web surfing and phone calls has been a hit with panhandlers and the homeless, the least wired people in the city.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that technological advances have made it easier for terrorist and criminal groups to obtain materials needed to make weapons of mass destruction, and some are actively trying to obtain nuclear, biological and chemical weapons to target civilians.
Texas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems for students and school districts last academic year.
In a story Aug. 22 about a new study about climate change and increased smog in the Southeastern U.S., The Associated Press reported erroneously the source of an emailed quote. The quote, "Climate change is more about sea ice and polar bears," should have been attributed to Ashley Lawson, a senior fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, not Laura Rehrmann, the center's spokeswoman.
Sarah Boyd, public relations specialist for the Kansas City Police Department is the designated tweeter and has developed a large following. According to Boyd her goal when live-tweeting on patrol shifts is to give the community insight to the many challenges the officers face every day.
Joe LedfordThe Kansas City Star
Live tweeting by Kansas City police catches on
Jamie Foxx compares Verizon and Sprint's networks
Meet the neighbors: Sprint welcomes employees new to Kansas City with a party