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  • Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

    Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug
    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...
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    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...
  • How to protect yourself from the Heartbleed bug

    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...
  • Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat

    Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat
    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...
  • NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers

    NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers
    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...
  • Microsoft: Try Bing for a week, get 100 GB of OneDrive cloud storage

    Microsoft: Try Bing for a week, get 100 GB of OneDrive cloud storage
    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'...
  • How I Made It: Rdio CEO Anthony Bay

    How I Made It: Rdio CEO Anthony Bay
    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...
  • Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant

     Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant
    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...
  • Will cable service improve?

     Will cable service improve?
    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...
  • Time Warner Cable invites you to help pay for Clayton Kershaw

    Time Warner Cable invites you to help pay for Clayton Kershaw
    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'...
  • Facebook's WhatApp Deal Preceded by Rakuten's Viber Buy

    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...