Ransomware

A Petya Ransomware Attack Goes Global

A new ransomware attack — a variant of malicious software known as Petya — has hit computer systems in what appears to be a global cyberattack similar to WannaCry.
Paul Manafort

Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Registers As Foreign Agent

Former campaign manager is the second member of the presidential campaign to register as a foreign agent after former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn.
Bezos 2012

Antitrust Worries? Amazon Hires Experts To Handle Whole Foods Deal

Jeff Bezos assembled a team with ties to Obama and Bush Justice department antitrust chiefs — and likely Trump’s as well.
Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin Sues The New York Times For Defamation

The lawsuit filed Tuesday claimed the Times group “violated the law and its own policies" in an editorial published June 14.
Uber

Users Can Now Request Uber Rides For Someone Else

Uber's newest feature lets users requests rides for other people, making the app more useful for those who may have senior family members.
OrbitingBlackHoles

Confirmation Of Supermassive Black Holes Orbiting Each Other

The two supermassive black holes, located 750 million light-years from Earth, were observed for 12 years before they could be confirmed as a binary system.
Uranus

Uranus' Magnetosphere Opens And Closes Each Day, Study Finds

The planet lets in solar wind by acting like a light switch.