The former Kiewit executive was remembered for expanding the capabilities of the Internet

A private memorial service will be held for a former Omahan who led the development of Layer 3 communications during the fiber optic telecommunications revolution. James Q. Crowe, 74, had a vision of cheaper bandwidth that would enable video streaming and the robust Internet experience we enjoy today, his family said in a statement to … Read more

Regional effort to bring high-speed Internet to local communities

Like a string of lights, communities along Interstate 70 from Glenwood Springs to Fuita are being lit with high-speed Internet access thanks to a new regional initiative and millions of dollars in public funding. Region 10, a non-profit organization that supports Delta, Montrose, Hinsdale, Gunnison, Ouray and San Miguel counties, has been working to improve … Read more

Company executives are urging Europe to rethink its world-leading AI rules

FILE - Prince Harry leaves the High Court after giving evidence in London, Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Prince Harry is seeking 320,000 pounds ($406,000) in his phone hacking lawsuit against Mirror Group newspapers.  The Duke of Sussex's solicitor presented the request in a court document on Friday 30 June 2023, following the conclusion of the trial which began in early May.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, Files)

LONDON (AP) More than 150 executives are urging the European Union to rethink the worlds more complete rules for artificial intelligencesaying on Friday that impending regulations will make it more difficult for companies in Europe to compete with rivals abroad, especially when it comes to the technology behind systems like ChatGPT. Officials from firms from … Read more

Internet gambling would be allowed for another 5 years under the latest change in New Jersey

Hard Rock casino, left, Showboat hotel, center, and Ocean casino, right, are shown June 15, 2023 in Atlantic City, NJ New Jersey lawmakers on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, approached to extend New Jersey's Internet gambling law for another 10 years.  (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) Internet gambling in New Jersey would be permitted for at least another five years under state lawmakers’ latest proposal. On Wednesday night, lawmakers dropped a move they made the day before to slash the extent of online casino gambling in the state. An original bill re-authorizing online betting would have given … Read more

High-speed internet is a necessity, President Biden says, pledging all US will have access by 2030

FILE - President Bill Clinton, right, watches as a juvenile American bald eagle named Freedom is released into the wild along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay by American fish and wildlife biologist Craig Koppe during an Independence Day ceremony at the Patuxent Naval Air Base, Md.  , July 4, 1996. (AP Photo/Denis Paquin, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden on Monday said high-speed internet was no longer a luxury but an absolute necessity, as he promised every household in the nation will have access by 2030 using U.S.-made cable These investments will help all Americans, he said. We will leave no one behind. Biden announced that more than $40 … Read more