Apr 17, 2013

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Computer glitches at home can be frustrating, but what about when they keep an entire airline company from taking off? American Airlines had to cancel over 400 flights and deal with massive delays yesterday when employees couldn't access its computerized…

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American Airlines stuck on the tarmac over systems glitch

Apr 17, 2013
Computer glitches can be frustrating, but what about when they keep an entire airline company from taking off? That’s what happened yesterday, when American Airlines had to cancel over 400 flights.

Burner mobile app goes beyond prank calls

Apr 17, 2013
Prank calls -- which in 2013 are all but rooted out with caller ID -- may get new life with a new app called Burner. But the software may have legitimate privacy uses as well.

Bundling no more? Netflix, Hopper chip away at traditional TV

Apr 17, 2013
The TV industry is changing fast -- and one of its pillars, bundling, may be about to fall.

Beware of malware...on your smartphone

Apr 17, 2013
A new study from a firm called NQ Mobile says instances of evil software showing up in mobile phones were up 163 percent last year.

Computer glitches at home can be frustrating, but what about when they keep an entire airline company from taking off? American Airlines had to cancel over 400 flights and deal with massive delays yesterday when employees couldn’t access its computerized reservation system Sabre, which is used by multiple airlines, helps with scheduling, booking, printing boarding passes, and tracking checked bags.

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