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Technology News

Twitter tries to make it easier to report abuse

Twitter simplifies process for reporting abuse, including for users who witness harassment

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 12:00pm EST

LA city attorney sues to block pot delivery app

Los Angeles city attorney sues to block mobile phone app for medical marijuana delivery

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 08:10am EST

Sony denies it will soon name N Korea as hacker

Sony Pictures says report that it will soon name North Korea as source of hack is "inaccurate"

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 09:40pm EST

Hawking: Artificial intelligence could end mankind

Artificial intelligence could spell the end of human race, Stephen Hawking warns

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 07:30pm EST

What's a CRomnibus? Washington creates a word

What's a CRomnibus? Washington insiders create a word in budget fight

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 04:10pm EST

Europe agrees to fund Ariane 6 orbital launcher

European Space Agency gets funding to develop Ariane 6 orbital launcher, continue Mars mission

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 03:50pm EST

Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

Amazon shows off army of new robots designed to help workers meet holiday shipping crunch

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 02:26pm EST

Security experts doubt North Korea hacked Sony

Security experts doubt North Korea hacked into Sony; regime is angry over new Seth Rogen movie

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 11:26am EST

Vicki Schmanske, Lockheed Martin

It's been a little over a year since Lockheed Martin opened the doors to its continuous diagnostics and mitigation lab. Since then, Lockheed has been conducting workshops with chief information security officers, security operations center managers, and cyber analysts. Vicki Schmanske is the vice president of IT and Security Solutions at Lockheed Martin. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, she explained the threat landscape and what the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program can do for agencies looking to secure their enterprise networks.

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 09:06am EST

In emails, Jobs determined to keep iPod Apple-only

Plaintiffs' attorneys say Jobs emails show CEO wanted to keep iPod free of rival stores' songs

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 08:32am EST

Cypress Semiconductor buying Spansion for $1.59B

Chipmaker Cypress buying flash memory device maker Spansion in all-stock deal worth $1.59B

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 03:10am EST

Gift Guide: How to choose a new cellphone

Gift Guide: Buying a new phone? Here are some things to consider before hitting stores

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 11:34pm EST

MIT engineers have high hopes for cheetah robot

MIT engineers overcome doubters to design a cheetah robot that can run, jump on battery power

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 09:52pm EST

Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case

Supreme Court considers free speech rights of threatening language on Facebook

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 05:40pm EST

Jurors to hear Steve Jobs testimony at Apple trial

Testimony from the late Steve Jobs to be heard in 10-year-old Apple lawsuit over iTunes, iPods

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 05:26pm EST

Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump

Cyber Monday takes on added importance for retailers after slower-than-usual holiday weekend

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 11:58am EST

Intel buys password manager PasswordBox

Chip maker Intel buys password manager PasswordBox; financial details not disclosed

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 08:30am EST

Royal Caribbean joins S&P 500

Royal Caribbean joins S&P 500, among other index changes

Monday - 12/01/2014, 07:30pm EST

Commerce takes bigger oversight role in its bureaus' cybersecurity

Cybersecurity within the Commerce Department has traditionally been overseen and managed by its 14 individual bureaus. Those agencies will still operate their own IT systems, but a new Commercewide oversight center will aggregate all information about the department's vulnerabilities into a single dashboard to be used by senior management.

Monday - 12/01/2014, 03:33am EST

Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry

Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry, OKs purchase of encryption specialist Secusmart

Monday - 12/01/2014, 03:30am EST
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