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Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 07:10 AM EDT

Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House

Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House

A recent attack from "ransomware" to the House of Representatives prompted Congress to work with Yahoo on security issues, NBC News reported. The House Information Security Office advised representatives...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 05:04 PM EDT

Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads

Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads

Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry "deceptive" and "harmful."

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 09:18 PM EDT

GOP Presses Facebook Over Links to Conservative Stories

GOP Presses Facebook Over Links to Conservative Stories

Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative political stories. A senior Facebook executive said the company...

Friday, May 6, 2016 at 08:22 AM EDT

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, following the launch of a Japanese communications satellite, NBC News reported. Company representatives weren't optimistic of a...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 07:36 PM EDT

Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack

Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack

Cybersecurity professionals are warning anyone with a personal email account to change their passwords after stolen user names and passwords were being offered up for sale on the Internet, NBC News reported.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 03:46 PM EDT

Apple Says Service Back After App Store Problem

Apple Says Service Back After App Store Problem

Apple said Thursday morning that "all users" were affected by a problem on its App Store that lasted from about 5 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., CNBC reported. The service had not been "working as expected," Apple...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 04:22 PM EDT

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters. "I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 07:45 AM EDT

Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police

Gangs Using Tech Present New Challenges for Police

The FBI in its latest national gang report says the use of technology among gang members is creating "unique challenges for law enforcement." Tech-savvy gang members staying a step ahead of police is also...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 07:06 AM EDT

James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. His family is renowned for its premier line...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 05:43 AM EDT

'Shark Eye' Camera Shows Why Some Sharks Glow: Study

'Shark Eye' Camera Shows Why Some Sharks Glow: Study

San Diego researchers have discovered that some sharks use their fluorescent glow to communicate with other sharks deep under water, and their research has provided some really cool images to show how it...

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