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McDonald’s closes employee website amid criticism

McDonald’s Corp. has shut down a website intended to provide employees with work and life guidance after it generated negative publicity for the fast-food company. The McResource program has been criticized for creating unrealistic budgets […]

12/26/2013

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New breast milk policy planned for online exchange

CHICAGO (AP) — An online breast milk exchange linked to bacteria contamination in a new study says it is changing its policies. Researchers found high amounts of bacteria that could potentially sicken babies in three-fourths […]

10/21/2013

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Bacteria found in breast milk sold on Internet

CHICAGO (AP) – Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria […]

10/20/2013

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DHS employee behind racist website on paid leave

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Homeland Security Department says an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave. An acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs […]

08/24/2013

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Yahoo passed Google in US Web visitors in July

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc. ComScore said Wednesday that Yahoo […]

08/22/2013

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California won’t use health insurer ratings on site

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The state’s consumer web site for health insurance coverage won’t post quality ratings alongside the monthly price for plans. The Los Angeles Times reports consumer groups are disappointed by the decision […]

08/10/2013

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Hackers target Israeli websites

JERUSALEM (AP) — A weekend cyberattack campaign targeting Israeli government websites failed to cause serious disruption, officials said Sunday. The attacks followed warnings in the name of the hacking group Anonymous.

04/06/2013

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Website offline where stolen credit reports posted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian website where hackers had published the stolen credit reports for Michelle Obama, the attorney general, CIA director, FBI director and other politicians and celebrities has mysteriously disappeared.

03/20/2013

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Fed: Hackers breached website with contact info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says an internal website was briefly breached by hackers but no critical Fed operations were affected.

02/06/2013

GoDaddy Web outage takes out small-business sites

NEW YORK (AP) – Thousands and possibly millions of web sites hosted by GoDaddy are down. A hacker is claiming responsibility, but the real reason for the outage is unclear. A Twitter feed allegedly affiliated […]

09/10/2012

Google to downgrade pirate sites in search results

(AP) – Google is altering its search results to de-emphasize the websites of repeat copyright offenders and make it easier to find legitimate providers of music, movies and other content. The move is a peace […]

08/10/2012

Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July

(AP) – For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections after early July. The problem started when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to […]

04/20/2012