Could very high speed Internet be the next place-based economic development strategy? Google is in a position to find out.
Mortgage default notices - the first step in foreclosure - dropped by 10.3 percent in California last quarter. That's due to loan modifications and banks' unwillingness to dump more homes on the market, say experts.
Legislatures in at least 14 states are considering restrictions on drivers tapping out text messages. Four states already have bans.