Internet Problems Snag Start of New School Year in Fresno

On the first day of the new school year for Fresno Unified and Clovis Unified students on Monday, school officials quickly learned just how tenuous the distance learning connection between students and teachers could be. Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob N...
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Beware of the Smart Device: Ways to Stay Private and Safe

NEW YORK — Did someone invite a spy into your home over the holidays? Maybe so, if a friend or family member gave you a voice-controlled speaker or some other smart device. It's easy to forget, but everything from internet-connected speakers with voice assi...
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Amnesty Says at Least 106 Killed in Iran Protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline price...

Will Chewy.com be Dogged by Wall Street Memories?

NEW YORK — PetSmart's online pet store Chewy is preparing for an initial public offering that risks reminding investors of the days when its breed of internet retailing seemed like a lost cause. Chewy hasn't been profitable since it was founded in 2011. It ...