CloudBleed bug compromises millions of sites, change your passwords now

Potentially sensitive data, including user passwords, may have been leaked after a bug was discovered in the code used by Cloudflare, a web services and security company that protects million of websites. According to Tavis Ormandy, Google’s security analyst of team Project Zero, the vulnerability supposedly left user data exposed since last September, affecting websites […]

Twitter will stream PBS’ Inauguration coverage on Jan. 20

Twitter announced that it will stream PBS’ coverage of President-elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration ceremony on January 20. This is the latest coverage offered by Twitter, which has streamed other events and even Thursday Night Football games during the season. Twitter said Thursday that the PBS coverage will be anchored by  NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff and reporters […]

AT&T U-Verse data cap gets hiked to 1TB

AT&T announced this week that, beginning on August 21, it’s increasing the monthly allowable data limit for consumers using its U-verse and GigaPower plans. Customers who subscribe to U-verse with a plan with speeds up to 300Mbps will soon have a full 1-terabyte of data to chew through each month before they hit their data […]

Bitcoin creator Craig Wright steps from the shadows – It was me, I created Bitcoin

The creator of Bitcoin has, for as long as I can remember, been known as a secret “Satoshi Nakamoto” character. Newsweek thought it found the actual “Satoshi Nakamoto” two years ago, with a major cover story that turned out to be untrue. Various news outlets, including Gizmodo and Wired, started tracking a man named Dr. Craig Wright last […]

Twitter names Jack Dorsey CEO, who will also serve as CEO of Square

Twitter announced on Monday morning that, as of September 30, co-founder Jack Dorsey is the company’s new CEO. Dorsey had been serving as the interim CEO following Dick Costolo’s decision to step down from the appointment. Reports last week suggested Dorsey would take the role, though there had apparently been some concern about his involvement with Square. […]

Facebook’s Internet drones ready to take flight

Facebook announced on Thursday that its Internet-providing drones are ready to take flight. The company will begin testing the aircraft later this year in an effort to bring Internet access to hundreds of millions of people. The social network also noted that it plans to work with established Internet providers rather than compete with them. “Our intention […]

Comcast wants to offer crazy fast 10Gbps internet

Comcast already offers 2Gbps fiber Internet in some parts of the country, but the cable giant is just getting started. The company announced plans this week to start testing a new Internet service with download speeds well beyond what it currently offers. The super-fast broadband connection uses DOCSIS 3.1, which was unveiled back in 2012. It supports […]

Apple Music, Beats 1 Radio and more offline in big outage UPDATE 

Update- All back online I thought it was just me, but it isn’t. Apple Music, Beats 1 and several other Apple products are all currently offline, which means end users can’t access those services. A quick check at Apple’s System Status page reveals that several additional products, including the App Store, Apple TV, iBooks Store, iTunes […]