May 2, 2017 2:00 AM Russian TV Takes Key Role in Germany's Election
Eugen Schmidt, a computer programmer from Cologne in western Germany, credits the television stations controlled by Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin for exposing what he says local media won’t -- the dangers of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door policy for Muslim immigrants. A native of the Soviet Union, he was a loyal supporter of Merkel’s Christian Democrats 44
April 28, 2017 10:02 PM Fyre Festival Head Billy McFarland: 'We Were a Little Naive'
"We were overwhelmed and just didn't have the foresight to solve all these problems," organizer says. "Next year, we will definitely start earlier" Fyre Festival, the music fest that was supposed to take place over two weekends on a private island in the Bahamas with headliners such as Blink-182, Migos and Major Lazer, collapsed Thursday night in a quagmire 59
April 10, 2017 10:44 PM U.S. Says Jailed Russia Programmer Is One of World’s Most Sophisticated Hackers
Case called landmark in fight against cybercrime and ‘criminal matter without apparent national security connection’ The Russian programmer arrested in Spain on accusations of cyber fraud over the weekend is one of the world’s most sophisticated hackers, one who operated a vast network of compromised computers for malicious purposes, U.S. authorities 55
April 10, 2017 11:37 AM US presidential election hacking: Russian programmer arrested in Spain
A Russia-based computer programmer, who was speculated to be involved in the series of hacking attacks linked to Moscow's alleged interference in the United States presidential elections last year, has been arrest in Barcelona, Spain. A Russia-based computer programmer, who was speculated to be involved in the series of hacking attacks linked to Moscow’s 44
April 10, 2017 11:19 AM Russian arrested in Spain 'over US election hacking'
Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer for alleged involvement in "hacking" the US election, Spanish press reports have said. Pyotr Levashov, arrested on 7 April in Barcelona, has now been remanded in custody. A "legal source" also told the AFP news agency that Mr Levashov was the subject of an extradition request by the US. The request is due to be examined 44
April 10, 2017 10:33 AM Alleged Russian hacker arrested in Spain at US request
An alleged Russian hacker has been detained in Spain at the request of American authorities, an arrest that set cybersecurity circles abuzz after a Russian broadcaster raised the possibility it was linked to the U.S. presidential election. Pyotr Levashov was arrested Friday in Barcelona on a U.S. computer crimes warrant, according to a spokeswoman for Spain's 56
April 6, 2017 5:27 AM YouTube TV Launches in Five Markets
The service, YouTube TV, is now available in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia. For $35 per month, subscribers will have access to live television programming from more than 50 networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and ESPN. AMC Networks, including AMC, BBC America, IFC and Sundance TV, will also join the service soon. Showtime 48
March 22, 2017 10:05 AM Americans worry, cheer as Congress moves to upend the Affordable Care Act
A soon-to-be father whose wife is getting prenatal care through the Affordable Care Act. A woman whose mother would have been bankrupted by her cancer diagnosis had she not had ACA coverage. An older self-employed couple, insured under the law, who for “the first time in our lives” can afford to see doctors and buy medicines. This month, they and nearly 123
March 15, 2017 7:36 PM Who is Karim Baratov, the alleged Canadian Yahoo hacker?
The FBI alleges that 22-year-old Karim Baratov from Ancaster, Ont., was one of four men connected with a series of devastating cyberattacks carried out on Yahoo that began in early 2014. On Instagram, Baratov presents himself as a high-end car enthusiast. He has frequently posted pictures of Aston Martins, Audis, Mercedes and BMWs, among other cars that he claimed 57
March 6, 2017 7:11 PM Robert Osborne dead at 84, movie connoisseur who offered fascinating history as host of Turner Classic Movies
Robert Osborne, who displayed an encyclopedic knowledge — and love — of films and film history as the primary host of Turner Classic Movies, has died in New York, the network said Monday. He was 84. Osborne was a former longtime columnist for the Hollywood Reporter and the author of the official history of the Academy Awards. The genial, silver-haired 42