| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
"I left one group of bad actors for another group of bad actors," former senator turned MPAA chairman and CEO Chris Dodd joked Monday at the Milken Global Conference, referring to his transition from public office to Hollywood.
He was part of the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Zai Bennett, controller of the BBC's youth channel, BBC Three, is to leave to become director of BSkyB's Sky Atlantic.
BBC Three has won four BAFTAs in two years: best factual for "Our War," seasons one and two, best drama for "The Fades,"...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the most important copyright case of the year, and possibly the most important one since it took up file-sharing piracy in MGM vs. Grokster. The new case, ABC vs. Aereo, tests the reach of a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Moments after news leaked about a new "Net neutrality" plan from the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, consumer advocates in Washington began proclaiming their distaste. "With this proposal, the FCC is aiding and abetting the largest ISPs in...
| 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...
| 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.&...