| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately.
The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley.
The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:13 AM
A bug named Heartbleed, which has ramifications likely to affect every user on the Internet, was recently discovered by security researchers and announced this week.
Heartbleed is a vulnerability within the OpenSSL technology that is used by many...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Microsoft is encouraging users to try its Bing and OneDrive services by offering them 100 GB of free cloud storage for one year.
Users can earn the storage by signing up for Bing Rewards, a program that gives users credits every time they use Microsoft'...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Veteran digital media executive Anthony Bay took over in December as chief executive of Rdio, a streaming music service created by Janis Friis, the co-founder of the Internet phone application Skype (and the file-sharing service Kazaa). Rdio...
| Feb 14, 2014
The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:18 PM
If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day.
Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:19 AM
My colleague Joe Flint reported this morning that SportsNet LA, the new channel that the Dodgers own but Time Warner Cable manages, hasn't struck retransmission deals yet with the pay-TV operators serving most Angelenos.
The problem, according to Flint'...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - The rivalry between global internet conglomerates to get into messaging was underlined by Facebook's proposed $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp.
That now makes last week's purchase of rival message service Viber by Japanese giant Rakuten...