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Google CEO Faces House Grilling on Breach, China Censorship
Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On
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Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Google CEO Faces House Grilling on Breach, China Censorship

By Jennifer Kay and Lauran Neergaard |
American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their e...

Anti-LGBTQ Republican Sparks Pushback After Vaccine Comment

Anti-LGBTQ Republican Sparks Pushback After Vaccine Comment

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Dec 14
A Tennessee physician recently elected to Congress received criticism Thursday from top state leaders for alleging without evidence that vaccines may cause autism.

Iran Hackers Hunt Nuclear Workers, U.S. Targets

Iran Hackers Hunt Nuclear Workers, U.S. Targets

By Raphael Satter | Dec 14
As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them.

Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

By Joyce Rosenberg | Dec 14
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to educate staffers about these very basic forms of cybersecurity.

Dutch Court Upholds Maximum Sentence for Cyberbully

Dutch Court Upholds Maximum Sentence for Cyberbully

Dec 14
A Dutch appeals court has upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world.

California Mulls Texting Fee to Help Poor People Get Phones

California Mulls Texting Fee to Help Poor People Get Phones

Dec 14
California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday.