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Clinton Subject to Hack Attempts From China, Korea, Germany

By Ken Dilanian, Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun | Oct 8
Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, which stored some 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, was the subject of attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany after she left office in early 2013.

Kremlin Sets Out to Extend Control Over the Russian Internet

By Albina Kovalyova | Oct 8
Galina Timchenko recalls how proud she felt when the Russian news website she edited reached 3 million users per day. When she reported the figures to the website's owner, he was horrified.

Woman Found After Actor Tweets About Her Lost Student ID

Oct 7
Tom Hank's tweet worked. A woman named Lauren who lost her Fordham student ID has been found.

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Laptop, Other Updates

Oct 6
Microsoft is doubling down on its Surface devices business, unveiling a new laptop Tuesday alongside an updated tablet.

Study Cites Cybercrime's Rising Costs to Corporations

By Bree Fowler | Oct 6
Cybercrime costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas amid a slew of high-profile breaches, according to research released Tuesday.

Data Hack at 7 Trump Hotels Confirmed

Oct 6
Customer credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen at seven Trump hotels after its payment systems were hacked for over a year.

Top EU Court Rules Data Sharing Pact With US Invalid

By Pan Pylas | Oct 6
The European Union's highest court struck a big blow Tuesday against Facebook and other companies by ruling that a long-running pact allowing the free transfer of data to the U.S. is invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers.

At Asian Film Fest, New Etiquette Shows Rise of Mobile App

By Youkyung Lee | Oct 5
Asia's largest film festival is trying to ensure that message-addicted smartphone users don't look at the chat app during screenings.

The Dating App/Cazwell Crossover

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 4
Sean Howell, a polymathic Phileas Fogg of the internet age, travels the world advocating for LGBT rights and net neutrality while promoting his business, the gay social app, Hornet.

Google: What People Search for Most on Presidential Hopefuls

By David Bauder | Oct 1
Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton's age, Jeb Bush's height, Chris Christie's weight, Donald Trump's net worth and Carly Fiorina's marital status.

Queer Cinema Entertainment Launches Worldwide on IOS, Android and Roku

Oct 1
Queer Cinema (QC) will be the "go-to" destination in 2015 and beyond for discovery of the best in LGBT streaming entertainment, offering a finely curated selection of independent, international LGBT cinema by exciting new filmmakers from across the globe.

Lesbians Who Tech Host 2nd Annual Summit in New York

By EDGE | Sep 30
Lesbians Who Tech is hosting their second annual Summit in New York from October 1-4 in New York, an effort to bring together more than 1,000 queer women in tech.

Russian Police Investigates Apple Over 'Gay' Emojis

Sep 29
Russia is still having a problem with Apple's "gay" emojis.

Peep This: New Hampshire Launches Foliage Tracker

Sep 29
Attention, leaf peepers: New Hampshire has a new foliage tracker aimed at helping visitors plan their 'peak' fall adventure.

President of Online Buddies Announces Retirement

By EDGE | Sep 29
Online Buddies, parent company of the world's leading gay dating site,, announced that founding partner Larry Basile has retired as President.

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