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Six major American banks were hit in a wave of computer attacks last week, by a group claiming Middle Eastern ties, that caused Internet blackouts and delays in online banking, the New York Times reports.
In this CNBC.com-only video collection, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg answers five questions put to her by CBC's Julia Boorstin. They cover speculation Sandberg could leave Facebook, concerns over the impact of its troubled IPO on employee morale, a big user milestone, and whether Facebook has created a generation of "over sharers."
Apple cannot fix inaccuracies on its map system as quickly as some users would like because Apple doesn't actually control the map data, said Noam Bardin, CEO of the navigation app Waze.
In case anyone has any difficulty finding porn on the Internet, there's now a search engine exclusively for smut. Search.xxx, which bills itself as "The Search Engine For Porn," searches for sites with the suffix .xxx, which, as one may have posited, are adult-themed.
Apple owned up to its messy map problem Friday, apologizing for the frustration it has caused users since its launch last week. But by admitting the company's maps system is faulty, did Apple ward off potential buyers? Probably not, said Scott Sutherland, an analyst for Wedbush Securities.
More than a third of Americans worry their privacy will suffer if drones like those used to spy on U.S. enemies overseas become the latest police tool for tracking suspected criminals at home, according to an Associated Press-National Constitution Center poll.
The CEO of embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion offered fulsome praise for the company’s highly awaited new device, saying the latest version would offer a “mind changing” experience for users.
The BlackBerry maker reported a smaller quarterly loss than expected on higher revenue. Shares jumped more than 14 percent after-hours.
Rovio's latest game, Bad Piggies, has been available for less than 24 hours and is already topping the charts on Apple's app store.
Is Twitter losing its mobile edge? Recent data show it's at least got some stiff competition.
Apple replaced Google Maps with its own maps system on iOS6 because the companies couldn't come to an agreement regarding access to Google's voice-guided directions, according to a report by AllThingsD.
Apple's iPhones and other gadgets aren't just popular among consumers, thieves also have acquired a taste for the sleek mobile devices.
MySpace was huge. The social network had millions of users before Facebook shoved it aside. But now, Justin Timberlake and two investors have announced big plans for a rebuilt MySpace.
Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it is completely ready, Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan at a company event, according to a report.
Google faces some pressure from Apple going forward, says Darren Chervitz of the Jacob Internet Fund.
Yahoo named Ken Goldman as its new CFO, effective in mid-October. He previously served as finance chief at several software firms.
In the wake of Facebook’s mishandled initial public offering, Nasdaq OMX must work hard “earn back” the credibility it lost in the debacle, a senior executive from the exchange said Tuesday.
A factory in China owned by the manufacturer of Apple's iPhones resumed production Tuesday after a brawl by workers highlighted tensions that labor groups say were worsened by the pressure of a new iPhone launch.
The Facebook initial public offering was not the failure it’s been made out to be, Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/Interactive told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday. Diller said it made sense for Facebook to get as high a price for the stock as possible.
Internet search provider Yahoo is about to embark on renewed efforts improve its search capabilities and advertising platforms, two areas of its business operation that have weighed on profitability and scared off investors, AllThingsD reported on its website Tuesday.
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Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
Ari Levy is CNBC.com's senior technology reporter in San Francisco.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.
Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.
Mark Berniker is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.
Facebook looks to carry its current momentum into 2015 while competing other social media networks.
MasterCard's North American president says microchips will be embedded in about half the credit cards in 2015 to protect against fraud.
"2016 is where it gets more exciting," Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster says. Here's why.