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Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

Over 30 million FBI records and 80 million fingerprint cards are headed to the shredder as the agency moves to... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Hack Exposed Data of 25,000 Homeland Security Workers

Hack Exposed Data of 25,000 Homeland Security Workers

Data on at least 25,000 government workers was compromised by a recent hack on the computer systems of a... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Woman Sues Facebook Over

Woman Sues Facebook Over "Revenge Porn" Profile

A Houston woman filed a $123 million lawsuit contending that Facebook failed to remove a false profile of... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
UPS: Hack May Have Exposed Customer Data at 51 Stores

UPS: Hack May Have Exposed Customer Data at 51 Stores

Customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information stolen, the company said Wednesday... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Virginia Tech Drone Test Site Operational

Virginia Tech Drone Test Site Operational

A drone test site at Virginia Tech is now operational, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday. Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Billion Passwords Stolen: How You Can Protect Yourself

Billion Passwords Stolen: How You Can Protect Yourself

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion username and password combos and more than 500 million email addresses from... Watch »

Aug 6, 2014
Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion User Names, Passwords

Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion User Names, Passwords

Russian hackers have amassed what may be the largest collection of stolen internet credentials that includes... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
App Allows Access to Paycheck Before Pay Day

App Allows Access to Paycheck Before Pay Day

A new app-based service called Activehours offers access to your pay as you earn it, instead of waiting for... Read »

Aug 2, 2014
Zillow Buying Trulia in $3.5B Deal

Zillow Buying Trulia in $3.5B Deal

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Uber Suspends Driver Accused of Sexual Assault

Uber Suspends Driver Accused of Sexual Assault

Police have made an arrest after a woman claimed an Uber driver sexually assaulted her earlier this month. Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Congress Passes Bill Legalizing Cellphone Unlocking

Congress Passes Bill Legalizing Cellphone Unlocking

The Senate and House have passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" a cellphone, NBC News reported. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

The uber-popular Seattle-based coffee chain has created a mobile app that will allow their customers to order... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Man Asked to Leave Southwest Flight Over Tweet

Man Asked to Leave Southwest Flight Over Tweet

A Minnesota man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Nigerian Email Scammers Shift to Malware and Hacking

Nigerian Email Scammers Shift to Malware and Hacking

Nigerian scammers known worldwide for sending out grammatically challenged emails promising huge sums of money... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Rules for Adding Names to Terror Watch List Revealed

Rules for Adding Names to Terror Watch List Revealed

Investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald has published a U.S. government document that details the rules for adding... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Apple Faces Class-Action Suit for Unpaid Wages

Apple Faces Class-Action Suit for Unpaid Wages

Apple was slapped with a class-action lawsuit by retail and corporate employees who claimed they were denied breaks... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Yahoo Buys Mobile Analytics Firm for Undisclosed Sum

Yahoo Buys Mobile Analytics Firm for Undisclosed Sum

Yahoo announced Monday that the company is buying Flurry Inc., a startup that helps other programmers build... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
2014 Bluebird Blues Festival
Come out to the annual Bluebird Blues Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, for a day of great music and great family activities at Prince George's Community College. Read more
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