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Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 03:29 PM CDT

WordPress to Offer .Blog Domain Extensions

WordPress to Offer .Blog Domain Extensions

Website hosting service WordPress.com will offer .blog domain extensions for Internet users later this year, NBC News reports. The domains will be up for grabs this year. Anyone interested can sign up to...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:42 AM CDT

Google Wants New Emojis to Represent Professional Women

Google Wants New Emojis to Represent Professional Women

Google wants professional women to be better represented in emoji form. In a proposal to the Unicode Consortium, which controls specifications for emojis, Google says it wants to create a new set "with a...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 06:10 AM CDT

Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House

Yahoo Working With Congress After Ransomware Attacks Reported on House

A recent attack from "ransomware" to the House of Representatives prompted Congress to work with Yahoo on security issues, NBC News reported. The House Information Security Office advised representatives...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 04:04 PM CDT

Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads

Google to Ban 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry's Ads

Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry "deceptive" and "harmful."

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 08:18 PM CDT

GOP Presses Facebook Over Links to Conservative Stories

GOP Presses Facebook Over Links to Conservative Stories

Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative political stories. A senior Facebook executive said the company...

Friday, May 6, 2016 at 07:22 AM CDT

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, following the launch of a Japanese communications satellite, NBC News reported. Company representatives weren't optimistic of a...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 06:36 PM CDT

Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack

Experts Urge Password Changes After Massive Cyber Attack

Cybersecurity professionals are warning anyone with a personal email account to change their passwords after stolen user names and passwords were being offered up for sale on the Internet, NBC News reported.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 02:46 PM CDT

Apple Says Service Back After App Store Problem

Apple Says Service Back After App Store Problem

Apple said Thursday morning that "all users" were affected by a problem on its App Store that lasted from about 5 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., CNBC reported. The service had not been "working as expected," Apple...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 03:22 PM CDT

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters. "I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 08:40 PM CDT

Switch to Chip Cards Not So Smooth

Switch to Chip Cards Not So Smooth

The switch to those chip credit cards has been anything but smooth. A representative from the White House met with consumer and industry representatives at a Capitol Hill forum Tuesday.

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