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Group Pushes To Unlock Dead Loved One's Digital Lives

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:37pm
A lawyers' group has drafted a road map for lawmakers that, if enacted by states, would change how survivors gain entry to the dead's “digital assets."






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Facebook's New Feature Lets You 'Save' Things

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:21pm
A new feature on Facebook lets you save links, pages, and locations privately — though you can only access your saved items when logged in.






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Hillary Clinton Holding a Live Q&A on Facebook

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:55am
Will Hillary Clinton run in 2016? Ask her yourself on Facebook.






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Snowden Plans to Build Easy-to-Use Privacy Tools

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:40am
NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he plans to work on technology to preserve personal data privacy and called on programmers to join his efforts.






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More People in China Go Online With Mobile Than a PC

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:28am
The number of China's internet users going online with a mobile device -- such as a smartphone or tablet -- has overtaken those doing so with a PC.
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Woman Posts Selfie Wearing Allegedly Stolen Dress

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:59am
Danielle Saxton, 27, was arrested in West Frankfort, Illinois on July 11 after shoplifting clothing and jewelry from a West Frankfort boutique.
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Your Racy Photos Are 'Fringe Benefits' at NSA: Snowden

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:01am
Naked or sexually compromising photos intercepted by the NSA are routinely shared among intelligence workers, Edward Snowden says.






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Should Commercial Jets Be Built to Avoid Missiles?

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 4:56pm
Theoretically, even a hulking Boeing 777 could evade a missile like the one that brought down flight MH17 using military-grade technology.






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Love Kim Kardashian? There's an App for That, Too

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 5:44am
The reality TV star stands to make millions from her game, "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," which has skyrocketed in the App Store charts.






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No Signal? No Problem: GoTenna Connects You Off-Grid

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:58pm
GoTenna gives phones the ability to communicate with each other over great distances, even when there's no signal, or no network at all.






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When a Loved One Dies: How to Take Over a Social Media Profile

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:29pm
Social media sites have varying rules for how you can take over the account of a relative who has died.






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Feds Ask Hackers' to Help Zap 'Rachel' Robocalls

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:23pm
The FTC hopes hackers can help out a stop to those annoying automated telemarketing calls from “Rachel from Cardholder Services.”
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Google Doodle Celebrates Nelson Mandela's Birthday

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:34pm
Google celebrates what would have been Nelson Mandela's 96th birthday with animations and inspirational quotes.






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U.S. Net Neutrality Debate Nears First Marker

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:49pm
The FCC will continue collecting comments, made in response to these first submissions, until Sept. 10.






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Microsoft to Cut Up to 18,000 Jobs

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:27pm
Microsoft confirmed it will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, part of the tech giant's efforts to streamline its business under new CEO Satya Nadella. NBC's Mark Barger reports.






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New Gaming Console Combines Education and Video

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:06pm
Educational entertainment manufacturer LeapFrog announced their newest product, a video gaming console for television called LeapTV.






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Amazon Debuts Kindle Unlimited on Any Device

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:49am
Kindle Unlimited will be priced at $9.99 a month.






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New York Proposes State Regulations for Bitcoin

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 7:04pm
With the proposed virtual currency guidelines, New York regulators hope to curb money laundering and safeguard bitcoin investors,






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Get a Grip With This Robotic Hand Extender

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:38pm
Researchers at MIT have created a robotic hand that, rather than simply replacing one's grip, enhances its reach with two extra fingers.






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Alibaba IPO Likely Pushed to September

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:08pm
Alibaba has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter tells Reuters.






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