IRS tax site crashes, Apple's news subscription serviceToday's major tech headlines include the IRS' tax site crash, Apple's news subscription service and a sweeping cyberattack warning coming from the UK and US.
This is CNet, and hear the stories that matter right now. The IRS's online tax return site crashed multiple times on Tuesday, Tax Day, making the rush for many Americans to get their taxes filed on time a massive headache. The IRS says the extent of the failures remains unclear, But it will not penalize those who are affected by the glitches. A report from Bloomberg suggests that Apple is planning a premium subscription news network that will integrate the company's recent acquisition of Texture, the bundled magazine subscription service. The news is led to speculation about what the end product could look like, but Apple will likely combine the existing business model with its new service. And finally, the Department of Homeland Security, the White House, the FBI, and the UK's National Cyber-Security Center, have sent out a joint alert warning that hackers tied to the Russian government are focussing attacks to compromise major enterprise equipment, and other networking hardware, like, routers. All parties said that such aggression will be met with pushback. You can save Jane with the latest by downloading the CNet tech today app in the Apple or Google Play store.