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Spain busts ransomware ring

Feb 14, 2013
Authorities in Spain have busted a ring of computer criminals. Their speciality: Ransomware, an infuriating kind of computer attack where a virus gets introduced that locks up the computer system and demands a cash ransom.
Posted In: ransomware, Tech, computer virus

The golden rule of group texts

Feb 14, 2013
Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.
Posted In: text messages, Tech, mobile, family tech

I <3 U: Best and worst romantic texts and tweets

Feb 14, 2013
To celebrate this day of wine and roses, Marketplace Tech wants to know the most romantic -- or least romantic -- text, tweet or social media message you've ever received.
Posted In: Valentine's Day, Tech, social media

A Presidential step toward cybersecurity

Feb 14, 2013
President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack.
Posted In: Obama, State of the Union, Tech, cybersecurity, cyberwar

How did you hear the Pope is quitting: Horseback messenger or Taxi TV?

Feb 13, 2013
How does today's news compare to the information technology that was around when the last Pope resigned in 1415?
Posted In: Pope Benedict, Catholic church, Tech, history, news

Apple to respond to lawsuit over dividends

Feb 13, 2013
Apple is to respond to a lawsuit claiming it should distribute more cash to shareholders. CEO Tim Cook calls the suit a “silly sideshow.”
Posted In: apple, stocks, Tech, shareholders

Apple eyes smart watch

Feb 12, 2013
While wearable electronics seem to be the next must-have gadget, it's not clear whether consumers are ready to compromise style for function.
Posted In: Tech, apple, watches, mobile

Applico CEO thinks beyond 'an app for that'

Feb 12, 2013
Alex Moazed, CEO of Applico, says companies need that companies need to think beyond just a mobile app and rethink their business.
Posted In: app, mobile, startup, Tech

Better radar, tracking systems lead to safest air travel since 1945

Feb 12, 2013
Today marks four years to the day since the last fatal crash of a commercial airliner in the U.S. In addition, the New York Times points out that last year was the safest for global air travel since 1945.
Posted In: Airlines, safety, Tech

Where does tech fit on the President's agenda?

Feb 12, 2013
Who's that sitting over near First Lady Michelle Obama tonight at the President State of the Union address? Word is it's going to be Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Posted In: Obama, State of the Union, Tech

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