Ransomware Attack Cripples North Carolina County Government ServicesData was frozen on dozens of Mecklenburg County servers after one of its employees opened an email attachment carrying malicious software earlier this week.
NASA Successfully Tests Voyager 1 Engine From 13 Billion Miles AwayGround controllers sent commands to fire backup thrusters on Voyager 1, our most distant spacecraft. The thrusters had been idle for 37 years, since Voyager 1 flew past Saturn.
Judge Upholds Suspensions For Students Who 'Liked' Racist PostsThe five students "liked" or commented on racist images on another student's Instagram account that included nooses drawn around the necks of a black student and coach and comparisons of African-American women and students to gorillas.
What Is The Uber Data Breach And How Will It Affect Me? State and national governments around the world are investigating whether the company violated laws requiring the disclosure of major breaches to customers and legal authorities.
Snapchat Videos Appear To Show Sacramento State Student Drinking And DrivingA 43-second video posted to Snapchat is going viral in what appears to be a Sacramento State freshman throwing back a bottle of Hennessy while driving.
Oh Snap! Shares In Snapchat Parent Company Tumble As Losses TripleSnap Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $443.2 million in its third quarter, more than triple its loss a year earlier.
Silicon Valley A Purgatory For Working HomelessIn the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper she parks on the street.
iPhone Bug Frustrates Users Typing 'i'Some Apple users have discovered a bug that automatically corrects the lower-case letter "i" to "A" and a question mark symbol.
Intel's Choreographed Drones Featured At Super Bowl Light Up The Sky Over Sacramento CountyThe skies above Folsom were lit up Wednesday night as hundreds of drones formed together to put on a spectacular show.
California Wildfires Destroyed Part Of Hewlett-Packard ArchivesDestroyed in the fires were parts of an archive including a decades-old memo in which Hewlett proposes designing a calculator that can fit in his pocket.
Self-Driving Cars Not Ready Yet, But New Rules Open Path In CaliforniaMajor automakers like Mercedes, BMW, Ford, Nissan and Volvo have all said it will be closer to 2020 before those vehicles are available.
Cyberattacks On Electrical Grid Not As Easy As They SeemOne thing protecting the U.S. electricity grid from a large-scale outage is that it's segmented by region.