Computing And Information Technology

Indiana vague about reasons for withholding Pence's emails

Oct 10, 2017

Indiana officials are refusing to release an indeterminate number of emails from private accounts Mike Pence used as governor, and they're not saying whether the vice president's lawyers influenced which messages should be withheld

Goodbye: Pioneering AOL Instant Messenger to be discontinued

Oct 6, 2017

AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service

India, EU agree to tackle online extremism, radicalization

Oct 6, 2017

The European Union and India have agreed to step up cooperation in countering violent extremism and radicalization, particularly online, and in enhancing maritime security in the Indian Ocean and beyond

Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in 6 states

Oct 5, 2017

Microsoft says it will team up with communities in North Dakota, Wisconsin, Virginia, Texas, Wyoming and Washington in a program broadly aimed at fostering economic growth in rural and smaller metropolitan areas

Report: Russian hackers target secrets taken by NSA worker

Oct 5, 2017

A news report says hackers allegedly working for the Kremlin stole details about how the U.S. infiltrates foreign networks and defends against cyberattacks after an NSA contractor took the classified material home and put it on a personal computer

Spacewalkers install new hand on station's robot arm

Oct 5, 2017

Spacewalking astronauts give International Space Station's big robot arm a new hand

Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no

Oct 5, 2017

Americans worried about automation and robots, but most say their jobs are safe

Google vies to make even smarter phones, speakers, cameras

Oct 4, 2017

Google is upgrading its Pixel smartphones and expanding its selection of other gadgets in its quest to its digital services into people's backup brain

Senators bewildered by Equifax contract with IRS after hack

Oct 4, 2017

It's a contract that bewilders even senators _ the credit reporting company Equifax has received a $7 million-plus contract with the IRS to validate the identify of taxpayers communicating with the agency.

Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013. Yes, 3 billion

Oct 3, 2017

Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion of its users, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year

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