News tagged with new computing

Obama stepped up cyberattacks on Iran: report

US President Barack Obama accelerated cyberattacks on Iran's nuclear program and expanded the assault even after the Stuxnet virus accidentally escaped in 2010, the New York Times reported Friday.

dateJun 01, 2012 in Internet
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How Twitter broke its biggest story, #WeGotBinLaden

Nearly a year after U.S. Special Forces killed Osama bin Laden, the events of May 1, 2011 remain one of the busiest traffic periods in Twitter history. More than 5,000 tweets were sent per second when Twitter became the first ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Internet
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Apple to add 3,600 jobs at new $304M Texas campus

(AP) -- Apple Inc. is investing $304 million in a new campus and more than doubling its workforce in the Texas capital, boosted by a $21 million incentive from a state fund designed to attract high-tech companies, Gov. Rick ...

dateMar 09, 2012 in Business
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Samsung, Sharp in LCD price-fixing settlement

South Korea's Samsung, Japan's Sharp and five other Asian firms have agreed to a $553 million settlement for illegally fixing liquid crystal display prices, New York state's attorney general said Tuesday.

dateDec 27, 2011 in Business
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Mac App Store downloads top 100 million

Apple on Monday said that more than 100 million mini-programs tailored for Macintosh computers have been downloaded from the Mac App Store since it opened at the start of the year.

dateDec 12, 2011 in Software
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NYSE site hobbled by outages, firm reports

(AP) -- The New York Stock Exchange's website was apparently hobbled twice Monday, possibly the result of computer attacks as part of the anti-Wall Street protests, according to a company that monitors website response times.

dateOct 11, 2011 in Internet
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