Attacks on lone blogger reverberate across Web

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Attacks on lone blogger reverberate across Web

NEW YORK - The outage that knocked Twitter offline for hours was traced to an attack on a lone blogger in the former Soviet republic of Georgia — but the collateral damage that left millions around the world tweetless showed just how much havoc an isolated cyberdispute can cause.

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NEW YORK - James Patterson’s latest best seller, ‘The Angel Experiment,’ is a little different from his usual hits. The novel isn’t new; it came out four years ago. Its sales aren’t happening at bookstores, but mostly on the Kindle site at Amazon.com.

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Hacker attacks silence Twitter, slow Facebook

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Hacker attacks silence Twitter, slow Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter and Facebook suffered service problems from hacker attacks on Thursday, raising speculation about a coordinated campaign against the world’s most popular online social networks.

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