Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

/ Mar 25, 2017

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

Twitter confirmed Friday it is considering a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools to use the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields. Earlier in the week, the company began conducting a user survey that showed it was looking ...

/ Mar 16, 2017

6-month-old boy in Texas dies after sitter couldn't reach 911

Dallas public safety officials are pressing T-Mobile for solutions following the death of a 6-month-old boy whose baby sitter couldn’t reach 911 operators. The city said in a statement that the 911 call center was jammed with calls Saturday evening because of an ongoing ...

Mar 16, 2017

Cascading effect: One attack led to another at Yahoo

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Russian hackers working with Russian spies didn’t crack Yahoo security all at once. Instead, according to an account offered by U.S. officials, they methodically made their way deeper into Yahoo’s network over the space of months — maybe years. That allowed them to forge ...

Mar 9, 2017

Contractors likely behind CIA leak: U.S. officials

Contractors likely breached security and handed over documents describing the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Two officials said intelligence agencies have been aware since the end of last year of ...

Mar 6, 2017

Tokyo police to create dedicated unit targeting cyberattacks

The Metropolitan Police Department will establish a new division April 1 dedicated to fending off cyberattacks, authorities decided Monday. The cyberattack response center, to be set up within the MPD’s Public Security Bureau, will be staffed with some 100 officers. Tokyo will be the ...

YouTube to challenge cable TV with new streaming service

/ Mar 1, 2017

YouTube to challenge cable TV with new streaming service

YouTube on Tuesday unveiled a streaming television service offering bundles of live channels, in a direct challenge by the Google-owned network to traditional cable and pay TV. YouTube TV is tailored for younger generations seeking news, films and more programs without subscribing to cable ...