News tagged with state officials

Nevada governor signs bill to legalize online gambling

Already home to a major gambling industry, Nevada is preparing to take its expertise online after officials approved a law making it the first state to authorize what could become one of the most lucrative gambling markets ...

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Internet
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China military rejects hacking allegations

China's defence ministry Wednesday rebuffed a report linking its People's Liberation Army to sophisticated cyberattacks on US firms, saying there was no internationally agreed definition of hacking.

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Internet
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US, China trade charges on cyberattacks

The United States and China on Tuesday traded charges over cyberattacks after a security firm alleged that Beijing controled hackers who have penetrated the US government, companies and media.

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Internet
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Energy industry develops nontoxic fracking fluids

The oil and gas industry is trying to ease environmental concerns by developing nontoxic fluids for the drilling process known as fracking, but it's not clear whether the new product will be widely embraced by drilling companies.

dateFeb 03, 2013 in Environment
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US, China to cooperate more on cyber threat

(AP) -- Asserting that cyberattacks against the U.S. don't come only from China, the U.S. and Chinese defense ministers said they agreed Monday to work together on cyber issues to avoid miscalculations that ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Internet
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Amazon announces new Indiana distribution center

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. announced plans Tuesday for a $150 million warehouse and distribution center in southern Indiana after state officials gave the online retailer two more years before it has to start collecting sales ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Business
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