The company confirms that intermittent issues hampered Web and mobile users globally, between approximately 7:00 a.m. and 9:50 a.m. PT.
Sophos says the new attack features direct messages with link to fake Twitter log-in page. Entering a username and password prompts a fake overcapacity "fail whale."
Demand for chips in smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and other gadgets helped propel revenues for the semiconductor industry to $282 billion last year, according to data from IDC.
A restaurant owner posts a picture of the mess made by toddlers, accompanied by a few sarcastic words. But the kids' moms fight back and the owner now says she's sorry.
With heavy growth expected to continue, users of the 4G wireless broadband service will reach about 300 million in another five years, says Juniper Research.
Company is in talks with TerraPower, which is backed by Microsoft's chairman, to jointly develop advanced nuclear reactors.
We knew Apple was holding back on flash purchases this year amid a slowing economy, but iSuppli has managed to put a number on the shortfall.
The No. 3 maker of DRAM chip is entering the graphics memory business, taking on heavyweights Samsung and Hynix.
In the wake of Beacon Power's bankruptcy, other clean-tech companies with loan guarantees could be in for trouble, too.
The downturn in the business of building chip equipment means that chipmakers are pulling back.