Today's e-Reads: Hacker Group Attacks U.S. Banks Over Video
The New York Times reports that a group of hackers vows to continue its cyber attacks on major U.S. banks until an anti-Muslim video, which has sparked violent protests in several countries, is removed from the Web. Meanwhile, Google's Eric Schmidt insisted that the company's YouTube video sharing service would not remove the video from the site, though it has blocked access to it in some countries, Bloomberg reports.
In its third annual ranking of 50 venture-capital-backed startups, the Wall Street Journal says the "next-big" things include many firms that provide technology to other companies.
Microsoft could face a hefty fine from the European Union for failing to comply with a 2009 order to offer users of the company's Windows operating system a choice of Internet browsers, Reuters reports.
Facebook has begun deleting fake accounts and all those questionable "likes" from the social networking service, TechCrunch reports.
A Mercury News columnist argues that the success of Apple and Google stock may reflect the weakness of their competitors as much as their strengths.
Talks between Apple and Google on using the Internet firm's mapping service appear to have collapsed over a dispute involving a voice-guided feature, All Things D reports.