Software

US short of options to punish NKorea for serious cyberattack

Dec 20, 2017

The Trump administration is vowing that North Korea will be held accountable for a May cyberattack that affected 150 countries, but it isn't saying how

Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack

Dec 19, 2017

President Donald Trump's administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results

Dec 13, 2017

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results, summarize opposing sides on contentious questions

Apple orchestrates deal for song-recognition app Shazam

Dec 11, 2017

Apple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people identify the music playing on their iPhones

After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paper

Dec 7, 2017

North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering Thursday just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle a wide range of transactions, a day after local leaders refused to pay hackers who froze their system

Ohio awards $10M to boost opioid, addiction breakthroughs

Dec 7, 2017

Ohio has awarded $10 million in grants to six companies and a university to support scientific breakthroughs that address the national opioid epidemic

Ex-NBA player Kermit Washington pleads guilty in fraud case

Dec 4, 2017

Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of spending thousands of dollars in donations to a charity for his personal use

Time running out for lawmakers mulling surveillance bills

Dec 1, 2017

A handful of bills are being batted around Capitol Hill to reauthorize a critical foreign intelligence collection program expiring in four weeks

Google's phones and other gadgets have had a bumpy ride

Nov 30, 2017

Google's gadgets: The search giant's own phones and other gizmos have had a bumpy ride

Exes file clashing lawsuits over hit novel 'The Girls'

Nov 30, 2017

A lawsuit alleges that author Emma Cline plagiarized parts of her bestselling novel "The Girls" from an ex-boyfriend by spying on his email and other accounts

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