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  • State Utilities Girding Their Cyber Defenses

    Although the world enjoys unimagined accomplishments from digital communication, the dark side also compels our attention. Cyber offense and defense are rapidly evolving forms of warfare. Our public utilities are among the targets foreign powers have...
  • Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B

    Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B
    A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot cybersecurity field — for $2.7 billion cash. Cisco Systems wants to bolster its security offerings with...
  • Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post

    Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post
    SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists. But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
  • Google Maps app updated, but no new features -- just redesigned ads

    Google Maps app updated, but no new features -- just redesigned ads
    Google updated its maps app for Android and iPhone smartphones not with new features but with redesigned ads that show up when users do a search query. Google Maps has been displaying ads since 2010, but Google revamped them to go with a new look it...
  • Facebook buys developer of Jibbigo speech-to-speech translator

    Facebook buys developer of Jibbigo speech-to-speech translator
    Facebook, in a move that could help the social network break down the language barrier among its more than 1 billion users, has acquired Mobile Technologies, a speech recognition and translation company. Mobile Technologies is the maker of Jibbigo, a...
  • Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses

    Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses
    The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
  • Waze traffic incident reports coming to Google Maps

    Waze traffic incident reports coming to Google Maps
    Google has begun integrating features from Waze, the social navigating app it bought this summer, into Google Maps, starting with the addition of traffic incident reports. Now, when Waze users report road incidents that may cause delays, the incidents...
  • Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals

    Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals
    When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information. And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
  • LAUSD has deal for ad-free Bing searches

    LAUSD has deal for ad-free Bing searches
    Students and staff at L.A. Unified School District can now use the Microsoft Bing search engine without having to see ads or adult-content links in their search results. The partnership between Microsoft's Bing search unit and several major school...
  • U.N. warns U.S. against illegal spying on diplomats

    United Nations officials on Monday reacted to the latest leaks about U.S. National Security Agency spying with a reminder to the Obama administration of its legal obligation to respect the “inviolability” of diplomatic missions on U.S. soil....
  • New York Times outage traced to phishing email to Melbourne IT partner

    Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as latimes.com, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company's sales...