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Researcher Denied Flight After Tweet Suggesting Airplane Could Be Hacked

United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline’s onboard systems could be hacked.


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Internet Stumped by Singapore Math Problem

A math problem for Singapore high schoolers has people around the world scratching their heads.


Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is taking a break to focus on himself after his DUI Sept. 30. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps Takes Plunge, Gets Engaged

Michael Phelps has taken the plunge and gotten engaged.


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Hackers Pledging Allegiance To ISIS Take Over Newsweek’s Twitter Account, Threaten Obama Family

It appears that Newsweek’s Twitter account has been hacked by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria sympathizers known as the Cyber Caliphate.


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Twitter Shares Spike as 4Q Results Fly Above Expectations

Twitter shares spiked nearly 10 percent aftermarket, as the messaging service shrank losses and nearly doubled quarterly revenue by drawing more users and expanding its advertising offerings.


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Arlington Co. Schools Warn They’ll Block if Students Practice Bad ‘Twitter Etiquette’

The Arlington County Public School system is asking students and others who interact with them on their Twitter account to so do in a civil and profane-free manner.


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New York Post Says Some of Its Twitter Accounts Hacked

A New York Post spokeswoman said some of the newspaper’s Twitter accounts were briefly hacked Friday.


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Hackers Pledging Allegiance To ISIS Take Over CENTCOM’s Twitter Account

It appears the official Twitter account for the U.S. Central Command has been hacked.


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Hackers Claiming Allegiance To ISIS Hijack Twitter Feeds Of TV Station, Newspaper

Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group hijacked the website and Twitter feed of a Maryland news station, and the Twitter feed of The Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico, according to the outlets and federal authorities.


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AT&T Drops ‘Super Cookies’ From Cellphone Data

AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, says it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers’ identities online.