Technology Issues

In Persian Gulf, computer hacking now a cross-border fear

Sep 12, 2017

From suspected Iranian cyberattacks on Saudi Arabia to leaked emails causing consternation among nominally allied Arab nations, state-sponsored hacks have become an increasing worry among countries across the Persian Gulf

Russian cyber hacker pleads guilty in identity theft case

Sep 11, 2017

A 33-year-old Russian cybercriminal has pleaded guilty in Atlanta to selling stolen personal information through an identity theft and credit card fraud ring known as ""

Investors punish Equifax for massive data breach

Sep 8, 2017

Investors were bailing out on Equifax after the credit monitoring company said a data breach exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of 143 million Americans

The Latest: Expert: Equifax website raises security concerns

Sep 8, 2017

Expert says website Equifax created for customers after breach raises its own security questions

Legal questions surround move to expedite Foxconn rulings

Sep 7, 2017

Legal experts say an unprecedented change in Wisconsin law that would send challenges to Foxconn Technology Group's plant straight to the conservative-leaning state Supreme Court would hand the company an advantage nobody else enjoys

Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

Sep 5, 2017

Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package approved by the Legislature's budget-writing committee

Tech firm to pay $3.5M in settlement over preloaded software

Sep 5, 2017

A technology company has agreed to pay $3.5 million and change how it sells laptop computers as part of a settlement reached with federal officials and with New Jersey and 31 other states

The Latest: Tech firm disagrees with software allegations

Sep 5, 2017

A tech firm that has agreed to pay $3.5M and change how it sells laptops as part of a settlement reached with federal officials and authorities in 32 states says it "disagrees with the allegations" contained in complaints about its preloaded software

Former monk sues cosmetics giant over anti-aging formula

Aug 30, 2017

A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his Massachusetts charity was selling to raise money for the poor

The Latest: Analyst doubts Samsung scandal will hurt phones

Aug 25, 2017

A technology analyst doubts the imprisonment of Samsung's scandalized chief will knock the company off its perch as the world's leading maker of smartphones

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