U.S. Sanctions North Korea Over Sony Hack

Billed as the “first aspect” of the Obama Administration’s response The United States is imposing sanctions on North Korea following last year’s devastating hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the White House said Friday, calling them the “first aspect of our response” to the cyberattack. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday authorizing additional actions against the North Korean government […]

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Google Helps FCC Make Its Case on Internet Service Providers

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T have claimed for years that if the Federal Communications Commission lumps broadband service providers into the same legal category as other public utilities, like telephone companies, the Internet as we know it will cease to exist. Investment in digital infrastructure will plummet. Download speeds will go down the drain. And digital innovation will be a shadow […]

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President Obama Gets Some ‘Shave Ice’ in First Outing of 2015

The frozen treat he ordered was flavored with melon, cherry and Hawaiian fruit lilikoi U.S. President Barack Obama began 2015 by treating himself to some shave ice. Obama, accompanied by his two daughters and a few friends, sampled a three-flavor version of the Hawaiian frozen treat while vacationing near Honolulu, Reuters reports. The president’s visit to local vendor Island Snow, […]

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State Department Insists North Korea Behind Sony Hack

But the inside-job theory is gaining steam among outside experts The U.S. government remains convinced the North Korean government was behind last month’s massive Sony hack, despite outside reports alleging an employee of the company may have been involved. “The United States government has concluded that the North Korean government is responsible for this attack,” State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke […]

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