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Technology Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security
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.
Technology PC sales decline to lowest level in 6 years PC sales decline to lowest level in 6 years
Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge again in the first quarter of this year, reflecting the industry's ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
Technology Internet naming body moves to crack down on '.sucks' Internet naming body moves to crack down on '.sucks'
The body that regulates Internet addresses is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new ".sucks" domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies seeking to protect their public brands.
Technology Samsung hopes to reverse dimming fortunes with Galaxy S6 Samsung hopes to reverse dimming fortunes with Galaxy S6
When Samsung dubbed development of its latest smartphones "Project Zero," it was sounding a note of desperation as sales tumbled and it lost pole position in the crucial Chinese market to rivals Xiaomi and Apple.
Technology Energy Department to spend $200 million on new supercomputer Energy Department to spend $200 million on new supercomputer
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers.