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Science Jan 14After NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, Microsoft issues free fix
The company said it has not seen any evidence that hackers have used the technique discovered by the NSA.
World Jan 06Oil price keeps rising as industry eyes Iran-U.S. conflict
“You can repair a facility. You can’t bring somebody back to life. There’s no turning back," said Antoine Halff, a Columbia University researcher and former chief oil analyst for the International Energy Agency. ”…
Nation Nov 20Disney Plus blames past hacks for user accounts sold online
Disney reiterated Wednesday that it found no evidence of a security breach and that account problems are limited to “a very small percentage of users” of Disney Plus.
Science Oct 23Google claims quantum computing milestone. IBM pushes back.
Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.
Nation Sep 04How YouTube is tweaking what its kid viewers see
Starting early next year, anyone who uploads a video to YouTube will have to designate whether or not that video is directed at children.
World Apr 21Sri Lanka blocks social media after deadly attacks
A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following the Easter Sunday attacks that killed more than 200 people.
Economy Dec 13Apple to build $1 billion campus in Austin, expand elsewhere
Apple's investment, which will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents, adds to a city that has already become a bustling tech hub.
Nation Sep 2850 million Facebook accounts affected by security breach
The company says hackers exploited its "View As" feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to someone else. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement.
World Aug 21Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms
The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites that appeared to spoof two American conservative organizations: the Hudson Institute and the International Republican Institute.
Nation Apr 27Sanders wins island where ferry shipped emergency ballots
Bernie Sanders can thank a patient ferry captain for helping to cement his Democratic presidential primary victory in the sleepy resort community of Block Island.