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As Cyberthreats Increase, Big Money Chases Solutions

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 6:15am
The year since hackers broke into Target and accessed millions of credit and debit card numbers has been a brutal one for cyberattacks.

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European Parliament May Propose Breaking Up Google

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:53pm
European lawmakers leery of Google's inescapable presence in nearly all of the Internet's workings may propose to break up the company.

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Apple $450 Million Ebook Settlement Gets Final Court OK

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:13pm
A federal judge in New York approved approved what she called a "highly unusual" accord.

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Secrets of the Hidden Internet Explained

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:03pm
The web, as we know it, is just the tip of the iceberg. Buried below the surface you can find secrets, and some unsavory behavior.

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Inside Alibaba Founder Jack Ma's Former Home

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:24pm
In 1999 Jack Ma was living in a small apartment with his wife in Hangzhou, China, when he came up with the idea for Alibaba.

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#MuseumofSelfies Trend Has Famous Artwork Taking Selfies

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:15pm
Recently, social media has been flooded with selfies from older people — like, hundreds of years old.

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Taylor Swift Doubles YouTube Views After Shaking Off Spotify

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:04pm
Views of Taylor Swift's YouTube videos doubled in the week after her team pulled her entire catalog off the music-streaming service.

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What's Selling Better: iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:26pm
Apple's first phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus, has been well received by consumers, but its smaller-screened cousin is far outperforming in terms of sales.

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Gifts for the Wine, Beer, or Coffee Snob in Your Life

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:13am
Pick a beverage, and you probably know somebody who's very, very serious about it, graduating from aficionado to, let's face it, snob.

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China Could Hack U.S. Infrastructure: NSA Chief

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:30am
Admiral Mike Rogers said attackers have been able to penetrate such systems and perform "reconnaissance" missions to determine how the systems work.

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Tired of Doing Laundry? Robot Comes to the Rescue

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:00pm
This semi-humanoid robot is very near being capable of doing the laundry from start to finish - your dream of a "Jetsons" lifestyle draws near!

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Google Contributor Lets You Pay to Hide Ads

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:07pm
If you hate ads but feel a bit guilty for blocking them and denying some sites their main source of revenue, Google now offers a middle road.

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Charge Up: 5 Gadgets to Power Your Phone

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:10pm
Never get stranded again with these five gadgets for recharging your smartphone.
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Obama Hails Medal-Winning Researchers for Pushing Limits

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:44pm
President Barack Obama says 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation.

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Sharpen Your Selfies With Some Add-On Phone Gear

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:26pm
For better selfies, consider some of these gadgets for yourself or your loved ones.

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Not Loving the iPad? 5 Alternative Tablets

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:55pm
Whatever your reason for not liking the iPad, there are plenty of great Android and Windows alternatives out there.
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ID Theft Can Take Heavy Emotional Toll on Victims

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:15pm
Victims of identity theft can feel incredibly vulnerable and helpless, because the system didn’t work for them.

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Wal-Mart Closes Loophole on PlayStation 4 Scam

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:40pm
No more super-cheap PlayStation 4 consoles. Wal-Mart has locked down its price-matching policy to prevent fraud.

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Amnesty's New App Scans for Government Spyware

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:36pm
Detekt is a free app that checks a user's computer for malware that has been used to target political activists and others around the world.

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Uber Hires Privacy Czar and Launches Audit

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:29pm
The firm Hogan Lovells "will conduct an in-depth review and assessment" of Uber's practices and make recommendations.
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