The widespread security flaw, discovered this week, leaves much of the Internet at risk of exploitation. Here's how it works and what you can do to protect yourself.
The search giant has become the Internet's sole superpower, leaving rivals such as Yahoo and AOL confined to narrow niches.
Eight leading technology companies -- bitter rivals in some cases -- are pushing the White House and members of Congress to rein in government surveillance.
CEO Melissa Mayer's campaign to make Yahoo more relevant gets validation from July Internet data.
Popular with cord cutters, Hulu lets people to watch network TV shows over the Internet. Depending on which suitor acquires the service, its business model could be changing.
The stock has surged 70% in the 10 months since Marissa Mayer was brought in. It's about time for the company's bold moves to start paying off.
By surrounding himself with yes-men and killing off anything that doesn't make money, the CEO could be setting himself up for a fall.
The selling offsets decent earnings from Cisco Systems and Home Depot. Techs fall, led by Microsoft and Intel. Michael Kors rises. Gold and oil slip. The major averages have fallen more than 6.6% since mid-September.
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