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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, driversUber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, talks with Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, right, as Lu Wei, left, China's Internet czar, looks on during a gathering of CEOs and other executives at Microsoft's main campus in Redmond, Wash. China's former top internet regulator and censor Lu Wei is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm, the agency said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool, File)
China says ex-top internet regulator under investigationChina's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This June 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally. Pai distributed his alternative plan to the net neutrality rules to other FCC commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in preparation for a Dec. 14 vote on the proposal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rulesFederal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores in New York. The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the suit ahead of its official filing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era - or Trumpian piqueFederal opposition to the AT&T-Time Warner merger could mark expanded antitrust efforts -- unless it's just a Trumpian one-off
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBOU.S. prosecutors say a member of an Iran-based hacking group tried to extort HBO out of $6 million in digital currency by stealing unaired episodes and scripts of hit shows like "Game of Thrones"
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Uber Got Hacked, Then Made Things WorseThe bad news: Uber suffered a major hack one year ago that exposed the accounts of 57 million customers and drivers. The worse news: The company decided to keep the breach a secret instead of informing victims, and it paid the hackers $100,000 to keep it under wraps, reports...
Newser14 hours ago
In this Nov. 2, 2015 photo, Hewlett Packard Enterprise President and CEO Meg Whitman is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Whitman is stepping down as the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She'll be replaced by Antonio Neri, the company's president. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEOMeg Whitman is stepping down as the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Students Working 11-Hour-Days to Assemble iPhones: ReportTeenage students have been working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X at Apple's main supplier in Asia, six of them tell the Financial Times . The students, ages 17 to 19, say their school has been "forc[ing]" them to work at the factory in Zhengzhou, China, that is run by...
Newser17 hours ago
Hulu sued for not offering audio service for blind customersAdvocacy groups have sued Hulu in an effort to force the subscription streaming service to provide an audio track that helps people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy TV shows and movies
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Hacker Wreaks Havoc on Sacramento Transit SiteRiders and officials of the Sacramento Regional Transit system got a surprise over the weekend when the agency's website displayed a message: “I’m sorry to modify the home page, i’m good hacker, i I just want to help you fix these vulnerability," it read in part. But as the Sacramento...
Newser17 hours ago
Fiat Chrysler and Eni cooperating on emissions reductionsThe CEOs of Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles SpA and Italian energy giant ENI have agreed to jointly develop technologies to reduce carbon emissions from vehicles
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for nearly 60 problem driversColorado regulators have issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company
The Associated Press1 day ago
Volvo to supply Uber with thousands of self-driving carsVolvo will supply Uber with tens of thousands of self-driving cars to help it become an operator of its own fleet of cars
The Associated Press1 day ago
Chrysler Pacifica Owners Not Thrilled When Power Just DiesMinivans aren't exactly known for inspiring fear, but that's what's happening among Chrysler Pacifica owners, with more than 50 federal complaints filed about the vehicles suddenly stalling out while in use, leading to dangerous situations in which, luckily, no one has yet been injured. Dealers are scratching their heads—the...
Newser2 days ago
Marvell Technology buying chip maker Cavium in $6B dealMarvell Technology is buying fellow chip maker Cavium in a transaction valued at about $6B
The Associated Press2 days ago
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