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The Galveston County Daily News : Technology

September 2, 2014

Technology

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Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
Apple says some celebrity accounts compromised
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 4:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online.

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US court hears debate in NSA phone records case
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 4:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records.

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Google's corporate products division changes name
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 4:02 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is hoping a new brand will help sell more of its services to other companies.

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Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 2:00 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.

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Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 1:01 pm

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points.

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Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 9:00 am

BERLIN (AP) — A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app's fight with taxi drivers worldwide.

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Monday 09/01/2014
Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 7:01 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

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Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 1:02 pm

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president urged the country's clerics Monday to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic.

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