| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Everything was going along quite routinely on Thursday afternoon for Deondre Francois, until someone, as he puts it, "hacked," his Twitter account.
The tweet from the Bradenton IMG Academy quarterback's Twitter account @Deondre_3 read, "I'm officially...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:08 AM
Pentagon officials have started calling retired generals to let them know that their home addresses, private emails and other personal information appeared in a document that was publicized globally by a group claiming to support the Islamic State....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:06 PM
It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates.
Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:07 AM
I had the opportunity to speak with new Orioles outfielder Travis Snider by phone on Wednesday. During our conversation, I had to sneak in a question about Snider's Twitter handle, @LunchboxHero45, which has to be one of the most creative I've seen....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:36 PM
McDonald's new commercial showcasing heartfelt messages on outdoor signs quickly led to strong reactions, with some suggesting the restaurant giant did a great job and others saying the commercial shows the Golden Arches trying to profit from tragedies....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Some Twitter accounts of the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency's website, were briefly hacked Friday.
Tweets with false economic and military news were posted and then deleted.
One tweet on United Press International's feed said that...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The fear of missing out has been greatly exaggerated.
In general, people who frequently used the Internet, cellphones and social media are no more stressed than adults who used those digital technologies less or not at all, according to a poll from...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:13 AM
The Pentagon is investigating how hackers claiming to be aligned with Islamic State took over U.S. military social media accounts Monday and released more than half a dozen documents, some with the home addresses of retired generals.
The invasion of...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 5:46 AM
Gators' top commit CeCe Jefferson is quick to admit he enjoys the drama of recruiting during the age of Twitter.
Jefferson stirred up his share of emotions among fan bases during the process.
Moments after he committed to the Gators Wednesday...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:46 AM
Esurance, which skipped the Super Bowl last year and offered the $1.5 million it saved in a postgame Twitter contest, is putting its money into the big game itself.
The online insurance company confirmed Monday it will run its first-ever Super Bowl...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:31 PM
Visitors to Crayola's Facebook page this weekend may have found it a little, er, off-color.
Hackers briefly commandeered the page, posting cartoon pictures of breasts and sophomoric sex jokes.
The Forks Township crayon and marker manufacturer regained...