Tag: AP

After today’s high-profile hack of the AP Twitter account which was then used to disseminate false news of an attack on The White House (which then sent stocks plummeting sharply), I wonder why Twitter isn’t putting two-step verification at the forefront of its service. It feels like these hacks are becoming more and more common […]


The Associated Press’ Twitter account was hacked earlier today and has since been suspended after a false report of an attack on The White House. The false report caused stocks to go into a steep decline briefly. Can somebody explain why this happens?

The AP has a photo and a related story of a first look into Stanford University’s Apple computer archives which chronicles the computer maker’s history in personal computing. The archive was once meant for Apple’s own on-campus museum but the idea was scrapped after Steve Jobs came back to the company in the 90s. [via]