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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:58:00 GMTMajor websites and services across the East Coast were shut down for two hours Friday morning by a denial of service attack.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:21:06 GMTSome experts suspect the Russians, but other see no sign of Russian involvement in what they consider internet vandalism.Three DDoS attacks prevented users from accessing sites ranging from Amazon to Reddit to PayPal on Friday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:20:08 GMTThe attacks that crippled service were called "well planned and executed, coming from tens of millions of IP addresses at the same time."A server room.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:21:00 GMTUpdated advice suggests kids as young as 18 months old can handle the occasional session with a tablet, but an hour a day is plenty for kids under 5.A child looks at a mobile phone A child looks at a mobile phone
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:34:00 GMTA crippling DDoS — that's distributed denial of service — attack brought down a number of popular websites on Friday. But how?A Prague court will now decide on the suspect's extradition to the United States.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:01:00 GMTInstead of counting sheep, do you find yourself wide awake at night counting Trump supporters?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:32:11 GMTThe apparent lack of interest in Twitter by potential suitors may force a major restructuring and cutting some its nearly 4,000 employees.Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square and CEO of Twitter. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonJack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:18:00 GMTTesla is planning to roll out a ride services program and will announce details next year, the luxury electric vehicle maker said on its website.A Tesla logo hangs on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File PhotoA Tesla logo hangs on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:20:19 GMTIt's not just Samsung products that are overheating — Apple now has problem, but not of its own doing.A customer compares two iPhones at an Apple Store in Chicago last month.A customer reviews faulty product after it malfunctionsA customer compares two iPhones at an Apple Store in Chicago last month.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:31:00 GMTWe're not saying the next president needs to be able to develop an app, but he or she will need to at least have some tech chops.Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seen on screens in the media center during the presidential debate between Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University, on Sept. 26, 2016, in Hempstead, N.Y.Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seen on screens in the media center during the presidential debate between Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University, on Sept. 26, 2016, in Hempstead, N.Y.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:00:00 GMTNo one has seen the mysterious Planet Nine said to be lurking on the outskirts of our solar system, but scientists say it's only a matter of time.An artist's rendering shows the distant view from "Planet Nine" back towards the sun. The solar system may host a ninth planet that is about 10 times bigger than Earth and orbiting far beyond Neptune. Computer simulations show that the mystery planet, if it exists, would orbit about 20 times farther away from the sun than Earth, said astronomers with the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.An artist's rendering shows the distant view from "Planet Nine" back towards the sun. The solar system may host a ninth planet that is about 10 times bigger than Earth and orbiting far beyond Neptune.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:13:00 GMTFor the third time in three debates, Trump disputed Russia's role in U.S. election hacks, despite private briefings and a public statement by the CIA.Republican candidate Donald Trump looks on at the start of the final Presidential Debate at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas in Las Vegas on Oct. 19, 2016. The debate is the final of three Presidential Debates and one Vice Presidential Debate before the US National Election on 08 November 2016.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:28:27 GMTA leaked document also warned that the 'addictive nature' of 'Pokemon Go' can cause 'serious injuries to unwary players.'A Palestinian man holds up her cell phone as she plays the Pokemon Go game in gaza city, July 13, 2016.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:17:06 GMTYahoo has asked the Feds to declassify a surveillance to respond to a report that it set up a special program last year to scan users' messages.The Yahoo logo is shown at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. REUTERS/Robert GalbraithThe Yahoo logo is shown at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:02:48 GMTTwitter users had some fun with what exactly 'bad hombres' could mean.Meme posted on Twitter after the third 2016 presidential debate.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:30:41 GMTThe third and final presidential debate had plenty of one-liners that will be remembered in the weeks leading up to Election Day.Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens during their third and final 2016 presidential campaign debate at UNLV in Las Vegas on Oct. 19, 2016.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:14:00 GMTAfter thousands of leaked emails, will the flow stop?Computer keyboard.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:21:00 GMTA comedian with a bullhorn has come to Julian Assange's rescue, reading him the day's headlines after his internet access was cut.Assange spoke from the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2012.Bobby Mair, a comedian, reads the Internet to Julian Assange outside Ecuador's embassy in London on Oct. 19, 2016.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:08:05 GMTA former OSHA whistleblower investigator says that in 2010 the government received complaints from two Bay Area Wells Fargo employees.A Wells Fargo sign outside a bank branch.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:45:50 GMTSamsung is offering Note 7 customers, who don't want to exchange their smartphones, free rentals at South Korean airports.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:49:00 GMTAmazon has been awarded a patent for a pocket-sized, voice-controlled drone that can be used to find lost children or remind you where you parked.REUTERS/Amazon
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:34:00 GMTThe next few weeks are traditionally a tense time at Samsung as executives wait to see if their work over the year is rewarded with promotion.Foreign visitors look around at a showroom displaying Samsung Electronics' products at the company's headquarters in Seoul. REUTERS/Truth Leem
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:32:00 GMTChinese consumers are giving Samsung the cold shoulder after the hot mess that was the Galaxy Note 7.The Galaxy 7 mobile device by Samsung.The Galaxy 7 mobile device by Samsung. An expanded US recall was ordered October 13, 2016 for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, including replacements for the devices plagued by exploding batteries.The Consumer Product Safety Commission announcement, formalizing the action announced by the South Korean giant, said the recall affects 1.9 million handsets, including the one million announced in a September 15 recall. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENELLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:03:00 GMTThe suit doesn't seek any damages over Note 7s that caught fire; instead, it accuses Samsung of botching the recall and replacement process.A damaged Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after it caught fire Oct. 9 in in Richmond, Va. A damaged Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after it caught fire Oct. 9 in in Richmond, Va.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:43:40 GMTJust as we're all trying to keep our friendships intact this election cycle, Facebook has come along with a feature that could change that.Donald Trump and Hillary ClintonREUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files