| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Businesses have the tools and know-how to keep our personal information safe.
They just don't do it.
"It's expensive," said Nick Mancini, a partner at Tech Consultants, a Woodland Hills information technology firm.
And that, in a nutshell, is why...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer.
The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail.
For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In a confusing marketing tactic, Yahoo is reducing the amount of free storage it gives users of its email service from "unlimited" to 1 terabyte.
"We're moving to 1TB because 'unlimited' wasn't a feature that we discussed very much or a feature that our...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico on Tuesday ramped up its protest over reports that the United States spied on numerous senior Mexican leaders, including the country’s current and former presidents.
Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade, speaking in Geneva,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Instagram has become a go-to sharing photography app. With the addition of video it has only improved over time....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Not in the mood to type out an email? Write it out.
Google this week announced a new feature for Gmail and Google Docs that allows users to hand write their emails and documents using their computer mouse or trackpad.
"Whether you’re a student...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:40 AM
JERUSALEM -- With reports of the U.S. National Security Agency tapping the phones of its allies' leaders and the latest suspicion that Russia handed out "Trojan horse" USB flash drives at the G-20 summit last month, cyber-spying season is in full bloom....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:41 AM
James receives lots of emails offering him big bucks for working from home. And, you may be surprised to learn, he suspects that they're not on the up and up.
James asks: Where can he report bogus work-from-home pitches?
First of all, not all such...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...