1496 Results for

obtain

Article

Satisfied with your cable, Internet service? Not so much, poll shows

Customer satisfaction with providers of pay TV, Internet and wireless access has hit its lowest level in seven years, according to a new survey.

By June 2, 2015

Article

Scarcity triggers new restrictions on obtaining Internet addresses

The US and Canada are down to their last 16.7 million Net addresses with today's IPv4 Internet technology. Scarcity is pushing Internet service providers to the next-gen IPv6.

By April 23, 2014

Article

Russian hackers behind $50 million IRS scheme, report says

The hackers used data stolen from the IRS to file fraudulent tax returns and received $50 million before they were caught, according to the report.

By May 29, 2015

Article

NSA's collection of phone-call data could be cut off for a time

As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.

By May 23, 2015

Article

Google, Apple among tech giants urging US to support encryption

The companies, along with security experts, say President Obama should protect user data, putting them in direct competition with the country's top law enforcement officials that may want access to that data.

By May 19, 2015

Article

Verizon, Sprint to pay $158M to settle charges of 'cramming'

The agreement includes $120 million for refunds to customers who had unauthorized third-party fees added to their phone bills. The wireless carriers also will improve their billing practices.

By May 12, 2015

Article

Rare direct image of a super-Jupiter exoplanet

A giant planet 11 times the mass of Jupiter has been directly photographed, the closest such planet to Earth we've seen with our own eyes.

By May 10, 2015

Article

Uber ceases operations in Kansas amid stricter rules

The ride-sharing service pulled out after lawmakers overrode the veto on the bill requiring drivers carry more insurance and submit to state background checks.

By May 5, 2015

Article

Listen to the creepy voices of Thomas Edison's talking dolls

A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.

By May 5, 2015

Article

How to use Google's Password Alert tool to thwart phishing attacks

Google created a new Chrome extension that alerts you when you enter your Google password on a non-Google site. Here's how to set it up.

By April 29, 2015