“FREAK” flaw undermines security for Apple and Google users, researchers discover

Companies and U.S. agencies scramble to fix a newly discovered security hole. Hundreds of thousands of sites such as Whitehouse.gov, NSA.gov and FBI.gov are vulnerable.

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    Clinton may not have sent classified e-mail from her personal account. But that may not matter.

    Clinton may not have sent classified e-mail from her personal account. But that may not matter.

    Unclassified communications can still be sensitive.

    Obama is upset that China wants tech companies to undermine their own security

    Obama is upset that China wants tech companies to undermine their own security

    Obama finally comes out against backdoors in encryption — if China can access them.

    Pizza Hut, Visa and Accenture want you to buy pizza from your car

    Pizza Hut, Visa and Accenture want you to buy pizza from your car

    Visa hopes to expand the service so that drivers can eventually shop, pay for gas and parking on the go.

    Why Comcast, AT&T and other Internet providers might not sue the FCC after all

    Why Comcast, AT&T and other Internet providers might not sue the FCC after all

    Industry groups could take the lead as broadband firms, with high-stakes deals on the table, take a back seat.

    BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

    BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

    BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.

    6 failed attempts to thwart the iPhone

    6 failed attempts to thwart the iPhone

    The traditional camera industry went down with a fight, but never really had a chance.

    The Switchboard: Hillary Clinton used personal e-mail for everything at the State Department

    The Switchboard: Hillary Clinton used personal e-mail for everything at the State Department

    Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.

    Why drivers are winning the labor war between Uber and Lyft

    Why drivers are winning the labor war between Uber and Lyft

    The market for drivers is heating up as they increasingly play one company off the other.

    ULA ready to compete against Elon Musk’s space startup, CEO says

    ULA ready to compete against Elon Musk’s space startup, CEO says

    ULA chief Tory Bruno says the company is transforming itself in the wake of challenges by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

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    Super Bowl spot: 'Northrop Grumman Hangar'

    Super Bowl spot: 'Northrop Grumman Hangar'

    Northrop Grumman highlights its Long Range Strike Bomber program in this 2015 Super Bowl ad.

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    Architects’ drawings: A redesign for Google

    Architects’ drawings: A redesign for Google

    The tech giant has proposed redeveloping its campus in Mountain View, Calif.

    Samsung’s Galaxy S6 leads the pack of new gadgets at this year’s Mobile World Congress

    Samsung’s Galaxy S6 leads the pack of new gadgets at this year’s Mobile World Congress

    Plus, surprises from HTC, and so many smartwatches.

    U.S. millennials post ‘abysmal’ scores in tech skills test, lag behind foreign peers

    U.S. millennials post ‘abysmal’ scores in tech skills test, lag behind foreign peers

    “We tend to think millennials are really savvy in this area. But that’s not what we are seeing,” researcher says.

    It’s official: Google says it wants to offer cellular service

    It’s official: Google says it wants to offer cellular service

    The experiment will set up a powerful vertical silo of hardware, software and connectivity, says Android exec Sundar Pichai.

    The Switchboard: Security breach at Uber may have affected tens of thousands of drivers

    The Switchboard: Security breach at Uber may have affected tens of thousands of drivers

    Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.

    As FDA loosens its grip, a win for innovation

    As FDA loosens its grip, a win for innovation

    Consumers deserve the right to drive their own health care decisions and procedures.

    Could IBM’s brain-inspired chip change the way computers are built?

    Could IBM’s brain-inspired chip change the way computers are built?

    IBM’s new chip replicates the human brain. Government scientists want to harness it for supercomputers.

    YouTube Kids: For families, a video collection with controls

    YouTube Kids: For families, a video collection with controls

    Google has a new app for careful parents who want their children to use a version of YouTube made for young minds.

    The epic quest to become the first
    $1 trillion company

    The epic quest to become the first <br>$1 trillion company

    Apple may be the safe choice, but it’s most likely the first $1 trillion company hasn’t been created yet.

    The White House’s draft of a consumer privacy bill is out — and even the FTC is worried

    The White House’s draft of a consumer privacy bill is out — and even the FTC is worried

    The White House’s consumer privacy bill of rights draft is already facing growing criticism.

    Silent Circle buys out Blackphone stake ahead of Mobile World Congress

    Silent Circle buys out Blackphone stake ahead of Mobile World Congress

    The company also raised $50 million in a new round of funding.

    The FCC’s net neutrality decision could mean stronger privacy rules for Internet service providers

    The FCC’s net neutrality decision could mean stronger privacy rules for Internet service providers

    The decision will move privacy oversight of the ISPs from the FTC to the FCC.

    President Obama: “I loved Spock.”

    President Obama: “I loved Spock.”

    The President misses Leonard Nimoy, too.

    Leonard Nimoy’s struggle with being Spock

    Leonard Nimoy’s struggle with being Spock

    The story of how the iconic actor struggled with his most famous character.