WASHINGTON/ BOSTON, March 6- Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged with running a massive cyberfraud ring that stole 1 billion email addresses, then sent spam offering knockoff software products, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. That high-profile 2011 attack was followed by a wave of customer notifications from Epsilon clients,...» Read More
Due to defensive measures Twitter has taken against Thursday's ongoing denial-of-service attack, some Twitter clients are unable to connect to the site, and many users are unable to tweet via SMS, the company announced Friday
Silicon Valley is once again re-inventing itself, and the timing is excellent. These have been brutal months for so many tech workers here, with big companies like Intel, Google, Yahoo, Cisco, Microsoft, National Semiconductor and dozens of others slashing tens of thousands of positions. It has been gut-wrenching to watch.
Hackers on Thursday shut down the fast-growing messaging service Twitter for hours, whileFacebook experienced intermittent access problems.
More and more publishers are offering free e-books, raising concerns in the industry.
Twitter and Facebook, two of the Web's hottest hangouts, suffered service problems Thursday, raising speculation that they had come under a pre-planned coordinated attack by hackers.
Twitter and its 45 million users are certainly no strangers to service outages. I've posted before about the unstable nature of the website and how there were real, legitimate concerns that the site was buckling under the pressure of so many new users so quickly. I mean, with 40 or so employees servicing a 45-million member community that is still dealing with mushrooming growth, there will be some snafus.
David Pogue looks at Barnes & Noble's answer to the Kindle, and finds it lacking.
Cisco shares jumped 19 percent on the quarter, mostly on the heels of CEO John Chambers' comments at the conclusion of the company's third quarter report that trends were suggesting something positive, or at least stable, in global IT spending.
On Sunday and Monday, the popular Web sites run by Gawker Media went off the grid after an apparent attack by hackers.
If Cisco meets analyst expectations for its fiscal fourth quarter, it'll report a nearly 20 percent plunge in sales and a 30 percent decline in profits. And that's the good news.
The Federal Trade Commission commends Apple and Eric Schmidt's decision on their parting of the ways this morning, but it appears that the federal investigation into the so-called "interlocking directorates" will continue, and that cannot be good news for either company.
If there were any doubts about where Google goes from here, and what Apple is trying to become, look no further than Eric Schmidt's resignation from Apple's board.
Carol A. Bartz, chief executive of Yahoo, has been hobbled, the New York Times reported.
For all the concern and uproar over online privacy, marketers and data companies have always known much more about consumers’ offline lives, like income, credit score, home ownership, even what car they drive and whether they have a hunting license. Recently, some of these companies have started connecting this mountain of information to consumers’ browsers.
Local review sites are reshaping the world of small business by becoming the new Yellow Pages, one-stop platforms where customers can find a business — and also see independent critiques of its performance.
Technology is like romance. When everything clicks, you’re on top of the world - but every now and then, your heart gets broken.
Google might power the world’s most popular search engine, but its clout goes only so far. When it comes to getting one of its applications onto the iPhone, it seems Google has to wait in line for Apple’s approval like everyone else — and face the risk of rejection.
Wikipedia is engulfed in a furious debate with psychologists who are angry that the online encyclopedia has reproduced the 10 original Rorschach plates online, for free.
It's a kiss-your-sister kind of deal, and stock trading in both companies reflect it. It's been a long wait. And after all this time, shareholders will still be forced to wait -- a lot longer -- to see if the deal was worth waiting for.
A contest set up by Netflix, which offered a $1 million prize to anyone who could significantly improve its movie recommendation system, ended on Sunday with two teams in a virtual dead heat, and no winner to be declared until September.