SEC Closes Investigation Into GameStop Stock Fiasco

The SEC has investigated so called “meme stocks,” such as GameStop’s epic run, ultimately deciding there was no wrongdoing.

CDW Buying Sirius Computer Solutions for $2.5 Billion

CDW is expanding its services business, acquiring Sirius Computer Solutions for $2.5 billion to help build out its portfolio.

Strong Worldwide 5G Helps Ericsson Beat Estimates

Ericsson reported its third-quarter results, beating expectations despite taking a hit in China.

Ransomware Attack Takes Down Sinclair TV Stations

Sinclair appears to be the latest victim of a ransomware attack, with its channels going down over the weekend.

Cyber Attackers Pose as New York Times

Symantec’s MessageLabs tells WebProNews there is a new targeted attack using emails pretending to be from the New York Times. MessageLabs Intelligence tracked the attack yesterday, which used emails pretending to come from the NYT’s "Times Reader" software, hitting six different domains. One domain was a public sector domain, one was a law firm, and three were to chemical companies, and one was an online gambling company in the UK.

Missing Growing Pains Actor Andrew Koenig’s Body Found

Update: Tragically, Koenig’s body was found in Stanley Park in Vancouver. His father Walter Koenig reportedly said in a press conference, "Our son took his own life. He was obviously in a lot of pain."

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Google Trounces Yahoo, Bing In Mobile Search Report

Although Google’s undoubtedly best known for dominating the traditional search market, the company’s no slouch when it comes to mobile.  New stats from Opera indicate that Google has a huge lead over its closest rival, and that its other well-funded competitor barely enters the equation.

More States Using Twitter To Communicate Travel Conditions

A growing number of state transportation departments (DOTs) are communicating news and information to travelers using Twitter, Facebook and other social media.

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) survey of 32 state DOTs found 26 states or (82%) are now using Twitter to communicate with travelers when major traffic incidents or severe weather such as snow storms, hurricanes and tornadoes force roads to be closed or detours.

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