U.S. Cellular

How Bothwell helped shape Asheville's progressive movement, then was left by it

ASHEVILLE - When Cecil Bothwell moved to Western North Carolina he seemed to be a ready-made icon for the nascent 1980s progressive movement quietly …

Democratic Party

Why David&Goliath Built a Website That’s 9 Miles Long

Walking nine miles to school every day, through hellish heat and merciless monsoons, past poisonous snakes, swatting away mosquitoes that carried …

Advertising

Men's Basketball Faces Mountain Rival Inside the U.S. Cellular Center

<b>Dec. 16, 2017</b><p><b>CULLOWHEE, N.C. -</b> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sean Forrester Dec. 16, 2017 Cell: 205.540.6238 Email: stforrester@email.wcu.eduMen's …

College Basketball

What’s at stake if we lose net neutrality? A guide for the perplexed

Tomorrow is the day the FCC commissioners vote on whether to scrap net neutrality rules. What does that mean?<p>On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to keep or eliminate net neutrality rules — and if net neutrality is discarded, their decision could potentially turn …

Net Neutrality

Galaxy Note 8's Secure Wi-Fi VPN now powered by McAfee

McAfee's now in charge of Secure Wi-Fi's backend.<p>Earlier this month, Samsung released a new app for the Galaxy Note 8 called "Secure Wi-Fi" that …

Wi-Fi

Jordin Sparks On The Power Of Making An Impact In The World

From an early age Jordin Sparks was instilled with the belief that she could make someone’s life better. “Sometimes when kids are told you can make a difference, it can seem very daunting,” said Sparks. “The world is a huge place. And you’re one person. You think to yourself, how can I even do …

Jordin Sparks Reveals The Details Behind Her Surprise Wedding and Her Wish For Their Unborn Child

As the holiday season approaches, newlywed Jordin Sparks is celebrating her biggest gift of all —soon-to-be motherhood.<p>The star announced in November …

Women of Color

UI Athletics Launches New App - University of Iowa

<b>IOWA CITY, Iowa --</b> The University of Iowa Athletics Department has launched the latest update of the popular Hawkeye Sports App for Apple iOS and …

University of Iowa

PR Distribution

<b>Bio-Based Resins Market</b> report delivers information about <b>vendors, geographical regions, annual growth rate, market share, revenue</b> and the actual …

Celeb Spotter 044: Selena Gomez, Mariah Carey and the British Fashion Awards

Celebrities jet to London!<p>Some of the world's hottest celebs were spotted out and about in London this week, namely because of the 2017 British Fashion Awards which took place on Monday night at Royal Albert Hall. Rita Ora, Selena Gomez, Sam Smith and more stars stepped out for the event.<p>Also in …

AOL

Celebrity Photos of The Week: Dec. 3 - Dec. 9

See Diddy, Mary J Blige, Gabrielle Union, Yara Shahidi, Yvonne Orji, Queen Latifah, Jordin Sparks and more celebrity pics of the week.

Yara Shahidi

Exclusive: Qualcomm's iPhone X Still Outpaces Intel's

With exclusive lab testing from Cellular Insights, PCMag found that the Qualcomm-powered iPhone X has better LTE performance than Intel models, …

Mobile Technology

Jordin Sparks Gives an Update on Her Pregnancy: ‘I’m Feeling Really Good’

Mama-to-be! <b>Jordin Sparks</b> opened up about her pregnancy excitement during an exclusive interview with <i>Us Weekly</i> on Wednesday, November 30.<p>“I’m feeling …

Celebrity Photos of The Week: Nov. 26 - Dec. 2

See Taraji P Henson, Gabrielle Union, Meghan Markle, Laverne Cox, Jordin Sparks and more celebrity pics of the week.

Angela Bassett

Creating a Better Option When You Don't Like the Choices

My oldest son is reaching an interesting age where he’s asking me a <i>ton</i> of questions about adult life, mostly when it’s just the two of us.<p>The other …

Careers

How to Protect Your SIM Card and Phone Number

Hackers are increasingly trying to take over phone numbers to target email and banking accounts. Here's how to stop them.<p><i>This short video and explainer is summarized from</i> <i>The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked</i> <i>, our comprehensive guide to digital security.</i><p>Your phone number is quickly becoming …

Security

Black Friday 2017: Your Best Bargain Bet Might Be a TV

As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we’re spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year.<p>• If you’re suiting up to hit the stores, your best bet for a bargain might be a TV. Our tech columnist Brian Chen …

Business

Win a free phone or Chromecast with Google’s Project Fi holiday promotion

Project Fi is Google’s stab at running a wireless carrier — more specifically a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) — and it’s one of the few …

Google

OnePlus 5T Won't Work With Verizon, Sprint; OnePlus 5 To Be Discontinued

The OnePlus 5T will be available in the United States and other markets worldwide starting today. However, it looks like the new Android smartphone …

Mobile Technology

U.S. Cellular offering free phones for Black Friday weekend

Black Friday is a big deal for shoppers, especially those who love deals, and luckily most businesses extend their deals beyond just the single …

Android News

Iowa School Districts Testing WiFi in School Buses for Students

Some Iowa school students can spend as much as three hours a day in school buses traveling to and from sporting events or other extracurricular …

Education

The Motherboard Guide To Not Getting Hacked

Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself.<p><i>Editors note: This is Motherboard's comprehensive guide to digital security, which will be regularly updated and replaces</i> …

Security

Kurt Warner talks surprises of the NFL season, Deshaun Watson injury

Kurt Warner discussed with us some surprises he’s seen in the NFL this season, plus a few other topics from around the league.<p>To many professional …

Sports

ACA open enrollment event set for Saturday at U.S. Cellular Center

Local experts will be on hand Saturday to help people navigate open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.<p>Pisgah Legal, …

Health Care

Eavesdropping Apps: Coding Error May Allow Hackers To Intercept Texts

A simple coding error made in hundreds of apps may have exposed as many as 180 million smartphone users to having their text messages and phone …

APIs

Georgia Teen Overcomes Speech Disability to Bring Conversation to Veterans

Inspiring teen Amelia Day overcame a severe speech disability and now brings the art of conversation to veterans.<p>When Day traveled to the Carl Vinson …

Grab a 64GB Moto G5 Plus without Amazon's ads for just $225

Leave the ads behind and pay less!<p>Is this deal for me?<p>Amazon currently has the 5th-gen Moto G down to $224.99, which is a savings of $75 from its …

Android News

LG V30+ coming to T-Mobile November 17

All yours for $130 down and $30/month for 24 months.<p>The V30 is one of LG's best and most refined smartphones in a number of years, and as you'd …

Android News

Samsung Gear Sport review

The excellent Samsung Gear Sport is feature-rich, slim, stylish, and comfortable.<p>The excellent Samsung Gear Sport is feature-rich, slim, stylish, and …

Wearable Tech

Project Fi Review: Seamless Wireless Service from Google

It used to be a foregone conclusion that if you were shopping for wireless service, you’d end up at one of the Big Four wireless carriers. Until …

Mobile