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The question is no longer who have hackers hit. It is who has not been hit. The organizations attacked by pranksters, criminal syndicates or foreign governments include Google, LinkedIn and the Central Intelligence Agency.
We don't use our smartphones for talking as much as we once did, but we are and will increasingly use them to detect and monitor health risks, industry experts say.
Bob Pisani shows how computers can trigger profitable trades based on economic numbers or other data far faster than humans can. But when milliseconds count, are humans giving up too much control to the machines?
Facebook hasn't performed the way investors expected. No one may be more disappointed than those trying to pay the bills at the Capitol in Sacramento.
The Kurdish government in Iraq announced Wednesday it would resume oil exports from the region later this week. Erbil had shut down exports in April, blaming the central government in Baghdad for withholding payments owed to international oil companies working in the semi-autonomous north. The region's Ministry of Natural Resources said the resumption was a goodwill gesture meant to encourage the central government to settle the outstanding payments. With foreign companies seemingly focusing their financial energy in northern Iraq, however, the gesture may be more of a power play than a confidence-building effort.
Despite warnings that hackers could shut down critical infrastructure with the click of a mouse, the Senate voted down landmark legislation on Thursday to protect the nation's vital computer networks from the rising threat of a cyberattack.
About 83 million Facebook accounts are fake, the social network admitted in a recent Facebook SEC filing.
The social media travel network Trippy launched brand profiles earlier this week, a move that may also eventually boost the start-up's bottom line.
Rumors that Apple's new iPhone will cost $800 swept the internet Thursday. Needless to say Apple fans were beside themselves, and took to Twitter to vent their outrage.
The cloud storage service Dropbox is blaming a recent spam attack on a stolen password from a breach on another website.
The debates over bring your own device (BYOD) in the enterprise rage on, yet many enterprises continue to struggle with the increased demands these devices bring. One of the biggest blind spots for BYOD businesses remains Wi-Fi deployment.
Even though social media stocks have been under pressure, Path CEO Dave Morin says he still wants to take his social media company public, although he did not give a timeline.
Office workers spend about 28 percent of their day reading and answering emails, according to a survey conducted by McKinsey Global Institute.
Talk about awkward, it looks like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's younger sister, Arielle Zuckerberg, is now a Google employee.
A start-up’s claim that robots are far more likely to click on its ads than humans comes at a particularly inopportune time for the social network.
The social music streaming service Spotify has grown to 15 million active users, including 4 million who are paying customers, a company executive said Tuesday.
Twitter quietly unveiled a new feature that will allow users to click on stock symbols in their newsfeed to see search results for different companies. The head of a company that already has a similar feature accused Twitter of "hijacking" the idea.
Some American Internet companies may be unpopular with investors these days, but a Chinese one is finding plenty of takers, the New York Times reports.
Ross Levinsohn is leaving Yahoo, two weeks after the company announced he lost out on the top job to Google executive Marissa Mayer, the company said in a filing.
Cyber attacks are accelerating at a pace that suggests the Internet - already a risky environment - is likely to pose a steadily growing threat to individuals and companies for years to come.
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