Mirai Malware Simplifies Crippling DDoS Attacks Using Internet Of Things Devices A massive internet attack that paralyzed Twitter, Netflix and other services is being blamed on a specific kind of malware designed to harness the power of ordinary consumer devices.
Airplane Evacuated Because Of Smoke From Samsung DeviceU.S. safety regulators announced a formal recall last month of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires led to injuries and property damage.
Yahoo Adds New Social Features To Its Renamed Mobile AppYahoo has overhauled its main app for smartphones and tablets by emphasizing "social" features aimed at people who like to share and chat about news topics online.
Environmentalists: Your TV Uses More Electricity Than You ThinkAn environmental group on Wednesday accused three major TV manufacturers of misleading consumers and regulators about how much energy high-definition screens devour, alleging that the televisions were designed to perform more efficiently during government testing than in ordinary use.
Zuckerbergs Donating $3 Billion To Aid Disease Research Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have a lofty new goal: to cure, manage or eradicate all disease by the end of this century.
Twitter Launching App For Apple TV, Xbox One For Streaming NFL GamesThe short-messaging service secured the rights to stream 10 Thursday night games this year as it attempts to broaden its appeal.
GM Claims Chevy Bolt Can Go 238 Miles Without A ChargeThe car beats the base rear-wheel-drive Tesla Model S, which can go 210 miles per charge but costs about $28,500 more.
Burritos In The Sky: Chipotle Testing Drone DeliveryChipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university's students and staff have their favorite tortilla-wrapped meal delivered by drone.
Brexit Makes iPhone 7 More Expensive In BritainBecause of the hit the British pound took after Britain voted to authorize a split from the European Union, iPhone 7 will start out at £599. The iPhone 6 and 6S both launched at £539.
Study: More People Still Prefer Reading Books In Print Format Over DigitalAdult readers in the U.S. still strongly favor paper over e-books, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 After Battery Explosions
Court Tosses Suit Accusing AT&T Of Throttling Unlimited Cellphone DataThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that AT&T was exempt from the prohibition against unfair and deceptive practices that the Federal Trade Commission cited in its 2014 lawsuit.