| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Earlier this week, Tumblr sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately due to the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed."
As Times tech reporter Salvador Rodriguez reported, the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The National Security Agency denied a report that it has exploited the "Heartbleed" bug to spy on consumers for the past two years.
"NSA was not aware of the recently identified vulnerability in OpenSSL, the so-called Heartbleed vulnerability, until...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Twitter users are reporting that numerous tweets have begun to disappear, including the most retweeted picture of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie.
Users of the popular microblogging service began tweeting the disappearance of various tweets...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:17 PM
People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I’ll get an email saying something like, “It drives me nuts when people say ‘Fruit is a healthy snack’ instead of ‘Fruit is a healthful snack.&...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:22 AM
People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I'll get an email saying something like, "It drives me nuts when people say 'Fruit is a healthy snack' instead of 'Fruit is a healthful snack.' Please write a column telling...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment.
But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party.
Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:14 PM
It's no secret that if you really want to destroy a business, just hack away at its customer service. (Sears has been testing this axiom with considerable vigor.) The principle also holds true for government programs, which is why you should be very...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:50 PM
2014 Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest
- NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. The Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Peeps and the Baltimore Sun. Contest is offered only in the Maryland and is subject to...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
MasterCard said Saturday said it was investigating reports that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may have suffered a breach of credit card data involving online transactions for agency services.
MasterCard is “aware of and...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:13 PM
In the wake of some wide-ranging breaches in credit card data, Mastercard and Visa this month announced an initiative to increase payment security, including expanding chip technology in the U.S.
“The recent high-profile breaches have served as...