Microsoft Disrupts Huge Malware Network They Say Massive Could Have Affected ElectionIt's called Trickbot and Microsoft says it has taken down servers behind the malware network that they feel could have indirectly affected election infrastructure.
New Alert On Yelp Will Flag Businesses Accused Of Racist BehaviorThe crowdsourced review platform Yelp has announced that, as a warning to users, it will flag businesses that have been accused of "overt" racism.
Cyberattack Hobbles Hospital Chain's In Texas, Other Major U.S. Health FacilitiesA computer outage at a major hospital chain had healthcare facilities in Texas and across the U.S. into chaos Monday, with treatment impeded as doctors and nurses were forced to rely on paper backup systems.
North Texas-Based Provider Of Software To Local Governments, Schools Suffers Data BreachTyler Technologies, based in Plano, told customers Wednesday an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems.
The Show Must Go On, SXSW Announces Online Portion Of 2021 FestivalIt was one of the first major U.S. events canceled because of COVID-19 and next year the South by Southwest Festival in Austin is taking no chances. On Wednesday they announced plans for both a digital and in-person event for 2021.
North Texas 5th Grader's Friendship Drawing Wins 2020 Google Doodle ContestA 5th grader from Collin County has won the 2020 Doodle for Google contest. Sharon Sara's friendship drawing took the top prize.
I-Team: How Much About Your Child Are North Texas School Districts Sharing Online?The social media images that teachers may be posting are now coming from inside students' homes.
Apple, Google Building Exposure Notification System, Putting Virus-Tracing Technology Directly Into PhonesIn an effort to get more states to adopt their phone-based approach for tracing and curbing the spread of the coronavirus Apple and Google are both building more of the necessary technology directly into phone software.
Esports Team 'Dallas Empire' Make It To The 2020 Call Of Duty League FinalsIt's championship weekend for the Dallas Empire. The esports team is one of four who have made it to the Call of Duty League 2020 Finals.
Zoom Down In Parts Of Texas & The World As 1st Day Of Online Classes And Workweek BeginsZoom, the video conferencing app that's become a go-to for workers and students stuck at home during the pandemic, is down in some areas.
Texas-Based Company At Root Of BlackBerry Phone ComebackIt's not a "true" BlackBerry phone, per se, but the company has continued to license its brand and has answered the call from a new licensee -- OnwardMobility, an Austin company.
SpaceX Launches And Completes Starship Prototype Test Over The Skies Of TexasSpaceX successfully completed a hop test of the starship project's SN5 prototype. The test was performed at the SpaceX facility in Boca Chica, Texas.
Thermal Cameras Used To Spot Fevers Have 'Major Limitations' And Often Not Accurate, I-Team FindsAn independent video surveillance research group recently tested more than 20 thermal camera systems and found most failed to live up to the hype.
The Great Broadband Divide: Living Without High-Speed Internet AccessAs Americans, we count among our blessings that most of us have been able to keep going during this pandemic thanks to broadband Internet. There's only one problem -- tens of millions don't have access.
Coronavirus In Texas: Plano Teen Helps Develop Technology Aimed At Speeding Up Detection, Treatment For COVID-19 PatientsThe software recently placed in a Facebook competition and Moksh Nirvaan is looking to offer it to hospitals and clinics.