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Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Three people from Illinois last week sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they had installed on their PCs caused "data loss...

Cloud computing pushes into the classroom, but not without challenges

Enlarge / Seth Erdman, center, and his fellow students use Chromebooks while working on a lesson in a third grade class on Friday, Jan....

2017 North American Employee Engagement Awards Judging Panel announced

Entry deadline two weeks today – April 07, 2017North American Employee Engagement Conference in Chicago – June 08, 2017Chicago, March 24, 2017 – The...

Red-light camera grace period goes from 0.1 to 0.3 seconds, Chicago...

Enlarge (credit: Bruce Leighty / Getty Images News) In the wake of recommendations that were part of a recent study of its...

Chicago teen reportedly gang-raped as 40 people watched on Facebook Live

Enlarge (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) A 15-year-old girl in Chicago was reportedly recently sexually assaulted by “five or six men or boys on...

Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data

On a windy, snowy night in Dover, N.H., about 15 people gathered in an old converted mill, staring at computer screens and furiously tapping...

Facebook signs deal with MLS, Univision to stream live soccer games

Enlarge As our Facebook feeds become saturated with video, the company is expanding its reach with more live sports.According to a report from...

After legal settlement, Redflex’s six-month losses jump by nearly 10X

Enlarge / ––A sign posted on traffic signals at the corner of Aero Drive and Murphy Canyon Road near the I–-15 in San Diego....

Judge: No, feds can’t nab all Apple devices and try everyone’s...

Enlarge (credit: GLENN CHAPMAN/AFP/Getty Images) A federal magistrate judge in Chicago recently denied the government’s attempt to force people in a particular building to...

Google Fiber makes expansion plans for $60 wireless gigabit service

Enlarge (credit: Webpass) Google Fiber's new wireless Internet division is apparently ready to expand.The company's Webpass subsidiary says in a job listing that it is "searching...

Uber exec broke ethics rule when lobbying about rights at Chicago...

Enlarge / David Plouffe (credit: Warren Little/Getty Images) Chicago's Board of Ethics is handing a former Uber executive a $90,000 fine for illegally...

Red-light camera firm pays Chicago $20 million to settle bribery case

Enlarge / A red light camera is located at La Brea Ave. and Santa Monica Blvd. in Los Angeles. (credit: Glenn Koenig / Getty...