| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems Inc broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China.
Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Vancouver, Canada - The Siggraph computer graphics conference has long been a great place to have your mind blown by futuristic tech, and this year is as trippy as ever.
The Emerging Technology exhibit alone features free-standing three-dimensional...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:22 PM
In a small city in south central Russia, a gang of computer criminals has amassed a huge cache of stolen Internet credentials. They've swiped a mind-boggling 1.2 billion user name and password combinations, The New York Times reports. And more than 500...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Following reports of a Russian ring of hackers who stole more than a billion online logins and passwords from vulnerable websites, Google has announced that its search service will give higher priority to websites that use encrypted connections to keep...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Few places in the country are so warm and bright as Mary Wilkerson's property on the beach near St. Petersburg, Fla., a city once noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for a 768-day stretch of sunny days.
But while Florida advertises itself as the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Gas prices have dipped for more than 40 straight days in the U.S. southeast and should continue to fall this week, thanks in part to growing oil supplies in the United States, travel club AAA said.
On Monday, the price of regular gas averaged...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The SpaceX rocket launched into orbit during Tuesday's overnight hours, carrying a communications satellite to support customers in China, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station'...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother?
The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Zillow Inc. announced plans Monday to acquire Trulia Inc. in a $3.5 billion stock deal that will combine two behemoths in the online home purchase and rental search business.
The companies said they will continue to operate as separate sites and...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Citizens Property customers that renew on or after Nov. 1 will now have their policies filtered through the company's Property Insurance Clearinghouse in an effort to move even more Floridians into private insurance.
The computer-based system will seek...