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Students reported being locked out of final papers, while other people said A.T.M.s and the payment systems at gas stations had been affected.
The fiercely competitive autonomous vehicle market got a jolt when Lyft, the ride-hailing start-up, and Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google’s parent company, confirmed a partnership.
While cybercrimes like the global ransomware attack have much in common with traditional robberies, they can be more destructive and harder to solve.
Western Digital, an owner of a Toshiba semiconductor factory, said it was entering arbitration with the company, claiming Toshiba needs its consent to a sale of the business.
Vietnam is a case in point, with a group that targets foreign companies appearing to be sponsored by the state, according to a new report.
The country was hit the hardest in the first wave of a global hacking effort, with banks, cellphone operators and railroads fending off attacks.
Ad buyers will spend billions, as they did last year, to be a part of the TV season, knowing that, ratings aside, television still reaches more people than digital ads.
The “ransomware” attacks across continents raised fears that people would not be able to meet ransom demands before their data were destroyed.
The ransomware tactic behind a global cyberattack on Friday was nothing new. But new digital tools mean that hackers “don’t even need to have any skills to do this anymore.”
Uber and Waymo are headed to court. Britain’s health service is hit with a ransom attack, and Snap’s first earnings report is a disappointment.
The spread of a “ransomware” attack around the globe affected the United States much less because a British cybersecurity researcher accidentally stopped the attack from spreading more widely.
The severity of the attacks in developing countries like China also highlighted the problem of illegally copied software, which tends to be more vulnerable to malware.
Both the Facebook executive and the acclaimed poet lost their husbands at an early age. Their books offer others a path forward after tragedies.
Often maligned for selfies and flame wars, the internet is playing an important role in tracking down lost pets. But they still need collars.
The tech giant is transforming public education with low-cost laptops and free apps. But schools may be giving Google more than they are getting.
The attacks amounted to an audacious global blackmail attempt spread by the internet, and underscored the vulnerabilities of the digital age.
The investment in Corning’s Kentucky plant could also help Apple in Washington as it seeks support for big corporate tax cuts.
By eschewing a conventional initial public offering, Spotify would signal that it is not going public to raise additional money.
People as young as 50 can qualify for special offers at some retailers, and apps and websites are making them easier to find.
Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, spoke to Virginia Tech’s class of 2017 at commencement ceremonies on Friday.