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The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail
September 20th, 2018  1:56 PM

A Google spokesman says the company has notified an unspecified number of senators and aides that their personal email accounts continue to be targeted by state-backed foreign hackers

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Foreign government hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail
September 20th, 2018  1:12 PM

A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them

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Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers
September 20th, 2018  12:57 AM

A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them

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EU lawmakers vote for new online copyright rules
September 12th, 2018  8:27 AM

EU lawmakers have voted for new copyright rules that could shake up the way internet companies use media, books, music and other content posted online

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Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean
September 6th, 2018  5:29 PM

U.S. officials have charged a North Korean computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomware virus that affected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide

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Insider Q&A: AT&T entertainment exec on future of video
August 26th, 2018  12:23 PM

David Christopher, the president of AT&T's mobility and entertainment division, has a bird's eye view of how streaming and video are evolving

Insider Q&A: AT&T entertainment exec on future of video
Cubans getting early taste of mobile internet in system test
August 22nd, 2018  4:32 PM

One of the world's least-wired countries is getting a little more connected

Cubans getting early taste of mobile internet in system test
Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season
August 9th, 2018  7:30 PM

Broadcasters, cable channel and streaming platforms paraded their upcoming shows at the Television Critics Association's summer meeting

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Many rooting for inmates after credit bug exposed on devices
July 27th, 2018  11:12 PM

Officials say Idaho inmates intentionally exploited a software bug in JPay brand computer tablets to add credits to their accounts

Many rooting for inmates after credit bug exposed on devices
Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid
July 19th, 2018  5:27 PM

Comcast drops out of fight for Fox, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service

Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid
High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access in Kenya
July 19th, 2018  3:34 PM

A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons.

High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access in Kenya
With Comcast out, how Disney's empire will look with Fox
July 19th, 2018  3:00 PM

Comcast's decision to drop its bid for Fox means Disney's $71.3 billion offer is likely to prevail

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New UN panel to make proposals to ensure safe digital future
July 12th, 2018  4:58 PM

The United Nations is establishing a high-level panel co-chaired by Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma and the wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates to make recommendations on ensuring "a safe and inclusive digital future."

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California senators reach agreement on net neutrality bill
July 5th, 2018  7:42 PM

Key California lawmakers say they've reached an agreement on legislation to enshrine net neutrality provisions in state law after the Federal Communications Commission dumped rules requiring an equal playing field on the internet

California senators reach agreement on net neutrality bill
Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO
June 23rd, 2018  10:18 AM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO
June 23rd, 2018  8:56 AM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO
Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
June 23rd, 2018  2:07 AM

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
Oregon email restored; official says hack fed scheme
June 22nd, 2018  2:28 PM

Email from Oregon government computers is again able to reach the public, and a top Oregon cybersecurity official said the episode that triggered the block was part of a broader strategy showing the sophistication of modern cybercriminals.

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Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking
June 22nd, 2018  11:10 AM

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

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Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service
June 21st, 2018  6:41 AM

AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.

Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

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