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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- South Korean web hosting provider has agreed to pay $1 million in bitcoins to hackers after a Linux ransomware infected its 153 servers, encrypting 3,400 business websites and their data, hosted on them. According to a blog post published by NAYANA,
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If youre a website owner but youre not getting the results in the search engines that are needed to ensure your business is a success, its probably because youre either not putting in enough effort when it comes to SEO, or you just dont know what you
 Blue Apron, the meal ingredient delivery service that filed to go public earlier this month, has just priced its IPO. The company will price its shares between $15-$17, hoping to raise a maximum of $586,500,000. Using a $16 midpoint, this p
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Slashdot reader simkel shared an article from the Courier-Journal: A group affiliated with the Koch brothers' powerful political network is leading an online campaign against Mayor Greg Fischer's $5.4 million proposal to expand Louisville's ultra-fas
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Google has announced four new steps they will be employing to tackle extremist content across all of its services, especially YouTube. The company said that... ...
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 Earlier this month, Google virtual reality head Clay Bavor discussed the company’s efforts on a mind-boggling 20 megapixel screen that was currently under development. The screens would be a staggering 17x resolution improvement o
Would you ditch your default desktop email client, if Gmail had more desktop-like features? Gmail is the leading webmail client, but desktop email clients remain a thing. They’re appealing because you can store your emails locally and acces
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At TorrentFreak, we write about website blocking on a weekly basis, but it's not often that we are the target ourselves. This week we are, as major computer security vendor Comodo has decided to block direct access to our site, claiming that we might
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We missed this earlier Video content company The Viral Fever’s (TVF) Arunabh Kumar has stepped down as CEO, and chief operating officer Dhawal Gusain will... ...
 After Anders Holch Povlsen and his firm Brightfolk bought up a stake of at least $225 millionin Klarna earlier this month, today the profitable Swedish payments startup, now valued at over $2.25 billion, is stepping up its game. Klarna has
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chicksdaddy writes from a report via The Security Ledger: After seeding the globe with hackable DVRs and webcams, Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd. of Hangzhou, China will be working with the U.S. firm Synopsys to "enhance the security of its Inter
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