Thursday, 22 June 2017

Technology

06/22/2017 - 00:32

Russian hackers targeted election systems in 21 US states during last year's campaign, said a US official.

Jeanette Manfra of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) refused to identify the states during her testimony before a Senate panel, citing confidentiality agreements.

06/22/2017 - 00:30

WhatsApp is becoming one of the prevailing ways people discover and discuss news, according to a study.

But use of the messaging app appears to vary widely between countries.

06/22/2017 - 00:28

A UK hacker has been jailed for stealing almost £100,000 from a bank by exploiting a bug in the bank's online banking system.

James Ejankowski, who's 24, defrauded Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group of more than £99,000 in December 2016.

06/18/2017 - 21:07

Players of Grand Theft Auto are up in arms after legal threats forced the closure of a popular toolkit used to make add-ons or "mods" for the game.

GTA creator Take-Two issued a "cease and desist" letter to Open IV toolkit's creators, saying it aided piracy.

06/18/2017 - 21:04

Online retail giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7bn (£10.7bn) deal that marks its biggest push into traditional retailing yet.

Amazon, which has long eyed the grocery business, will buy the upmarket supermarket for $42 a share.

06/15/2017 - 00:26

Apple's chief executive has confirmed it is developing a self-driving car system.

But Tim Cook indicated that it is too soon to say whether it would license the tech to other carmakers or try to build its own vehicles.

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