US Says North Korea Responsible For Sony Hack
Dec18

US Says North Korea Responsible For Sony Hack

ABC News Those who hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment – releasing a trove of emails and stealing personal data from company executives – were directed to do so by North Korean officials, a senior administration official told ABC News. The hackers have also threatened to attack theaters screening “The Interview” – a fictional comedy about two Americans who are asked to assassinate North Korean leader Kim...

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Google Pulls Amazon App From Play Store Listing
Dec14

Google Pulls Amazon App From Play Store Listing

Try searching for Amazon’s app in Google’s Play Store. You won’t find it. CNN Google (GOOGL, Tech30) is typically lax about the kind of apps that live in its app store, avoiding the standoffs with app developers that Apple (AAPL, Tech30) is so well known for. But Amazon’s addition of its own app store within its main Android app appears to have ruffled Google’s feathers. In...

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Facebook: Would Take To Make A ‘Dislike’ Button Work On Facebook
Dec12
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LCC Instructor Stays At The Forefront Of Technology
Nov13

LCC Instructor Stays At The Forefront Of Technology

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – Enrique Garcia’s computer technology classroom at Laredo Community College seems to be ahead of its time. With his unique approach to technology, Garcia is breaking away from the traditional classroom set-up. “I haven’t written anything on my whiteboard since the beginning of the semester,” said Garcia. Instead, the veteran instructor uses his Microsoft Surface Pro tablet for all of his...

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LCC To Host STEM Transfer Fair This Thursday
Nov12

LCC To Host STEM Transfer Fair This Thursday

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, TEXAS – Deciding where your future lies after graduating from Laredo Community College is going to be made a little easier thanks to the STEM Scholars Program Transfer Fair on Thursday, Nov. 13. Representatives from numerous Texas universities will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kazen Student Center at the Fort McIntosh Campus to provide students with all the information they need to...

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If You Had A Verizon Family Plan In The 2000s, There’s Some Cash Coming Your Way
Nov02

If You Had A Verizon Family Plan In The 2000s, There’s Some Cash Coming Your Way

The Huffington Post Verizon agreed to a proposed settlement last week under which it would pay $64.2 million to settle claims that it overcharged customers who signed up for family plans. Family SharePlan customers were allegedly billed for in-network calls that were supposed to be free, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in 2006 in a New Jersey federal court. Customers with that plan were also allegedly billed more than the...

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