A small North Texas city is among nearly two dozen across the state that have been paralyzed by a major cyber attack. In Wilmer, municipal computers are being held for ransom -- most likely from hackers in Russia or China.
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Computers In Wilmer Paralyzed By CyberattackA small North Texas city is among nearly two dozen across the state that have been paralyzed by a major cyber attack. In Wilmer, municipal computers are being held for ransom -- most likely from hackers in Russia or China.
Designs Galore As Tech Celebrates World Emoji DayYou may be surprised that today is World Emoji Day, but the biggest tech giants aren't.
Apollo 11 Mission Launched 50 Years Ago TodayAt 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969 — the Saturn V rocket departed on humanity's first moon landing.
Amazon Prime Day Scams To Lookout ForAs Amazon Prime Day kicks off the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment details.
FTC 'Call It Quits' Robocall Crackdown CampaignThe Federal Trade Commission is announcing a major crackdown on illegal robocalls, including nearly 100 actions targeting operations across the country that they say are responsible for more than 1 billion calls.
App Now Shows Travelers DFW Airport Security Wait TimesFor awhile there's been an app for travelers flying out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Until recently travelers couldn't find out how long the wait was at security lines -- now that’s all changed.
Female "Marfa Martians" Experiment Going From Texas To ISSA group of young girls from a small town in Texas shot for the stars and landed on the International Space Station.
Apple Video Streaming Service Announcement Expected TodayApple is expected to announce today that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.
A Successful Touchdown For The SpaceX Dragon CapsuleA Successful Touchdown For The SpaceX Dragon Capsule
Tech Giant Huawei Challenges U.S. Security LawChinese tech giant Huawei, the No. 2 smartphone maker, is challenging a U.S. law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equipment.
Criminals Taking Advantage Of USPS Digital NotificationsCriminals Taking Advantage Of USPS Digital Notifications
Weather 101: Forecasting And SupercomputersIf you’re wondering where supercomputers intersect with your life look no further than the latest weather forecast.
A Sneak Peek Into One-Of-A-Kind Smart Home In DallasIf you are wondering what the home of the future looks like... look no further than the voice activated device nearest you. It will most-likely include SIRI or Alexa.
Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected At Apple Event WednesdayApple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet.
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs Face LawmakersFacebook and Twitter executives defended their companies in two congressional hearings Wednesday, arguing they are aggressively trying to root out malicious foreign actors who want to do the United States harm just weeks before the midterm elections — and arguing that they don't discriminate against conservatives.
Smartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To DriversSmartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To Drivers
Moon Landing Provides Inspiration For North Texas StudentsThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 7 space mission, which paved the way for the moon landing. That historic moment is now shaping future space exploration.
New Initiative Makes Gaming Enjoyable For Kids With AutismNew Initiative Makes Gaming Enjoyable For Kids With Autism
SpaceX Launches AI Robot & Supplies For Space Station CrewA SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday, launching fresh space supplies for the International Space Station. The used Falcon rocket blasted off before dawn, hauling nearly 6,000 pounds of cargo.
Growing It Faster, Getting It To Consumers FresherA Dallas-based company is using technology to revolutionize organic farming.
Dallas Kids Learning How To Pilot Drones At Summer CampElementary school students in Dallas this week are taking the controls and getting a head start on science learning at drone camp.
Your Internet Use Could Change As 'Net Neutrality' EndsYour ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate.
Donald Elementary School To Be Lewisville ISD's First STEM AcademyAn elementary school in Flower Mound is proving that people of all ages can be engineers. Students as young as 6 years old are experimenting with robots.
App Helping Children Learn About Finances & Get Work DoneTeaching financial literacy to kids is more than just piggy banks and cash allowance for chores.
Simplicity And Technology An Help You Use Better PasswordsSimplicity And Technology An Help You Use Better Passwords
Self-Driving Vehicles Coming To FriscoIt's not the prettiest color, by the manufacturer's own admission, but Drive A-I says it picked this orange hue so you can't miss its self-driving cars.
Stevie Wonder Joins Twitter & Pays Tribute To MLKStevie Wonder has joined Twitter, and his first message did not disappoint. The Grammy Award winning superstar paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday in his inaugural tweet.
Authorities Learning More About YouTube ShooterA woman who believed that she was being suppressed by YouTube opened fire at the company's headquarters in California, wounding three people before taking her own life, police said.
Under Armour Breach Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal AccountsThe accounts of about 150 million users of nutrition-tracking app MyFitnessPal were breached last month, Under Armour said Thursday, adding its name to the list of corporations targeted by hackers.