How your DVR was hijacked to help epic cyberattack

Technology experts warned for years that the millions of Internet-connected "smart" devices we use every day are weak, easily hijacked and could be turned against us. The massive siege on Dyn, a New Hampshire-based company that monitors and routes Internet traffic, shows those ominous predictions are now a reality. An unknown attacker intermittently knocked many popular websites offline for...
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Chrome 55 Promises Big Memory Boost

Google's Chrome Web browser has long been plagued by power and battery-management problems, but its next major release might hog fewer PC resources thanks to improved JavaScript handling. Set for release on Dec. 6, Chrome 55 will take advantage of an update to JavaScript that reduces the memory footprint of major websites like The New York Times, Reddit, and YouTube, according to Engadget....
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Comcast gets closer to nationwide data caps with expansion in 18 states

Comcast is bringing data caps to a bunch of new cities beginning November 1, roughly doubling the number of markets where it imposes data limits and overage fees. As before, customers will be allowed to use 1TB of data per month before being hit with overage charges of $10 for each additional 50GB. For an extra $50 per month, customers can purchase unlimited data. Prior to the expansion,...
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Netflix down for about 2.5 hours Saturday

Netflix went down Saturday afternoon for about 2½ hours, unleashing a flood of tweets and posts as fans found themselves unable to get to their favorite shows. The interruption appeared to have begun around 3:00 p.m. ET. The site came back online about 5:30 p.m.The cause of the outage was not immediately known. The company tweeted at 3:25 p.m.that it was "aware of streaming issues and we are...
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