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  • 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...
  • What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?

    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...
  • A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?

    A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?
    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.&...
  • Europe this summer? Buy tickets now!

    Europe this summer? Buy tickets now!
    If you're headed for Europe this summer, CheapAir.com says, "Buy as soon as you can." That's based on actual ticket prices in CheapAir's database for this year and last, and it contradicts some earlier findings about buying long-haul international trips...
  • A Word, Please: Use of initials is driving me crazy (DMC)

    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...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    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...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • 'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings

    'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings
    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...