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At long last, Dow gets a taste for Apple


NEW YORK - Apple Inc , the largest U.S. company by market value, will join the Dow Jones industrial average , replacing AT&T Inc , in a change that reflects the dominant position of the iPhone maker in the U.S. consumer economy. | Video

Tech, Business 3:44am IST

Microsoft warns Windows PCs also vulnerable to 'Freak' attacks


BOSTON - Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned.

1:43am IST

Texas man jailed for sending harassing emails to Yahoo CEO


AUSTIN, Texas - A man previously convicted of harassing Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer has been arrested by Austin police on suspicion of sending her sexually graphic emails, according to police records released on Friday.

2:21am IST

U.S. charges three in ring that stole 1 billion email addresses

WASHINGTON/BOSTON - Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged with running a massive cyberfraud ring that stole 1 billion email addresses, then sent spam offering knockoff software products, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.

3:35am IST

CIA to make sweeping changes, focus more on cyber ops - agency chief


WASHINGTON - The Central Intelligence Agency will make one of the biggest overhauls in its nearly 70-year history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations, CIA director John Brennan said.

Tech, World 3:36am IST

Family sues, others over Ohio student's caffeine overdose death

CLEVELAND - The family of a Northeast Ohio high school senior who died of a caffeine overdose last year filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Friday against several companies including Inc , which shipped the supplement.

1:18am IST

Fri, Mar 6 2015

Apple plans fix next week for newly uncovered Freak security bug


BOSTON - Apple Inc and Google Inc said on Tuesday that they have developed fixes to mitigate the newly uncovered 'Freak' security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.

06 Mar 2015

Samsung Electronics says in talks with Indian states on new factory


SEOUL - South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it was in talks with Indian state administrations about building a third manufacturing plant in the country.

Tech, Top News, Business 06 Mar 2015

U.S. spacecraft reaches dwarf planet Ceres for 16-month study


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A U.S. space probe slipped into orbit around Ceres, a miniature planet beyond Mars believed to be left over from the formation of the solar system, NASA said on Friday.

06 Mar 2015

Computing, telecoms industries set on collision course


BARCELONA - Telecom network gear makers are on a collision course with Silicon Valley computing giants as software and cloud computing have begun to change the way operators from AT&T to China Mobile run their networks.

Business, Tech 06 Mar 2015