Piggybacking on an existing system for the financial industry, the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center earlier this month announced a new portal for sharing cybersecurity threats. The group called the move an "important step" in its cybersecurity efforts.
With its new Businesses on Messenger strategy, Facebook wants to help replace annoying customer service phone calls with less-annoying chat messages. Also: A little help on understanding legislative issues at the state level.
Organizers for Gen Con, Indianapolis' largest convention based on scale and economic impact, have sent a letter to Indiana's governor, suggesting they would leave the state out of concern that a proposed new law would allow private businesses to discriminate against LGBT audiences for religious reasons.
Two associations in the energy space have filed a lawsuit against the federal government for attempting to create federal safety regulations that would affect the fracking process on federal or tribal lands.
In a move that could cause further complications for states that have the death penalty, the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists has officially recommended that its members not take part in creating the preparations used in lethal-injection executions.
The first-ever Asia-Pacific edition of the Great Ideas conference went off without a hitch this week. Read on for some highlights. Also: The pitfalls of not owning your domain names online.
The District of Columbia has a long way to go before its troubled new streetcar program can get off the ground, but an analysis by the American Public Transportation Association indicates that the problems ailing the system can definitely be fixed.
If you’ve been keeping an eye on the tech media of late, you might have heard about a new video-streaming app called Meerkat. Being skeptical about buzzy social networks is understandable. But Meerkat, like Twitter, could become a natural fit for events. Here’s why.
A homeless man jailed for weeks on theft charges that turned out to be unfounded is suing a Virginia county for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, asserting that, without access to an interpreter, he had very few ways to communicate with the outside world. A key advocacy group for the deaf is helping with the lawsuit.
Last week, Gawker took the bold step of making White House "pool reports," mostly available only to other journalists, publicly accessible. The president of the White House Correspondents Association, the group that organizes the volunteer reports, tentatively gave the effort its blessing.