The New York Times website experienced another outage on Tuesday afternoon. The paper said it suspects a “malicious external attack,” and the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for it.
Clipping service Meltwater, which has faced legal trouble for scraping content, says it will drop a court appeal and work with news agencies instead to develop new products. The news, announced on Monday, comes after Meltwater suffered a resounding loss this spring in a case involving the Associated Press and the New York Times. The judge rejected Meltwater’s argument that taking the headline and the “lede” of a news story was fair use and called it copyright infringement instead.
HootSuite is rolling out new functions for its enterprise clients to help them avoid getting hacked on Twitter. But the new features do create another question: why can’t Twitter itself take a stronger stand in protecting user accounts?
As the issue of password security and online identity becomes more important than ever, Facebook has re-vamped its password security measures, allowing you to contact friends in case of trouble.
The Twitter account of the Associated Press has been restored nearly 20 hours after it was suspended following a hacking incident. But, as of Wednesday morning, 95 percent of its followers are missing.
Financial markets briefly plunged after hackers took over the AP’s account and reported a disaster in Washington.
The Associated Press continues to evolve from a news service to a broader, one-stop shop for a broad variety of content. AP now has audio offerings thanks to a new alliance with indie music licensor Audiosocket.
The Associated Press this week unveiled snazzy updates to its popular news apps. Here’s a review plus a look at what the apps mean for the A…
The AP announced this morning that chief executive Tom Curley will depart later this year and that its Board of Directors has formed a searc…
Over the years, the Associated Press has made a profile for itself by syndicating its news across thousands of newspapers both in the U.S. a…