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Russian Accused of Hacking Into U.S. Restaurants

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 7:39pm
An indictment accuses a Russian man of hacking into computers at hundreds of retail businesses in the U.S.






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Yahoo Researchers Want GPS to Take the Scenic Route

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 5:24pm
Sure, your GPS can give you the shortest, fastest way to get from A to B. But what if you wanted to take the scenic route?






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Pint-Sized Inventor Wants to Cut Down on Hot Car Deaths

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:53pm
Last year, 12-year-old Andrew Pelham invented the EZ Baby Saver, a reminder for parents who fear leaving their children in hot cars.
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Are Your Tweets Smarter Than a 4th Grader? Test Them

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:24pm
Thirty-three percent of tweets test at a fourth grade reading level. Use the tool to see how yours compare.






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What to Do When Criminals Take Your Computer Hostage?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:55am
Criminals are taking computers hostage with ransomware and threatening to wipe out all files if the victims don’t pay up.






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Potato Salad For All! Man Raises $35K For Side Dish

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:36am
Zach “Danger” Brown took to Kickstarter to raise $10 to make his first potato salad. He got a little more than he bargained for.






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Zuckerberg: Everyone Should Be Able to Get Online

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:30am
In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, Mark Zuckerberg wrote about the need to bring the Internet to the two-thirds of the world's population without it.
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Unplugged: More American Homes Go Without Landlines

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:03am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Tuesday preliminary results from a 2013 survey about increasing wireless-only households.






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Isis Wallet Will Rebrand After Rise of Militant Group

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 5:39pm
The company did not say which new names they may be considering, but the CEO promised to share details as "our journey progresses."






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Internet Danger: What Is Ransomware?

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:28pm
Criminals are taking computers hostage with ransomware and threatening to wipe out all files if the victims don’t pay up.






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Kickstarter Potato Salad Project Raises $17,000-Plus

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:04pm
On the Internet, nothing is impossible. That includes raising more than $17,000 from a bunch of strangers to make … potato salad.
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Kickstarter Potato Salad Project Raises $20,000-Plus

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:04pm
On the Internet, nothing is impossible. That includes raising more than $20,000 from a bunch of strangers to make … potato salad.
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Nowhere to Hide? How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 3:57pm
Using Facebook doesn't have to mean a total loss of privacy.






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Robot Valet Will Park Your Car at German Airport

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 3:00pm
Travelers rushing to fly out at Germany’s Düsseldorf Airport can now pay a robotic system named Ray to park and retrieve their cars.






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Remote-Controlled Contraception Chip Nears Trials

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:38pm
Scientists are coming closer to testing an implanted microchip that could provide birth control for up to 16 years.
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NASA Readies Smartphones for Orbital Spaceballs

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:37pm
Google smartphones are about to blast into orbit to become the brains and eyes of ball-shaped hovering robots on the International Space Station.






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NASA Readies Smartphones for Orbital Spaceballs

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:37pm
Google smartphones are about to blast into orbit to become the brains and eyes of ball-shaped hovering robots on the International Space Station.






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Inside Google's Big Plan to Race Amazon to Your Door

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:17am
Amazon is the big dog in the online retail world. Google is reportedly spending $500 million to try and change that.






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New YouTube Messages Blame ISPs for Slow Speeds

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:17am
YouTube's new error messages are similar to warnings that Netflix ran earlier this year.






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Puff Piece: Researchers Scour Facebook for E-Cig Info

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:30am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is spending $270 million on these and 45 other research projects to determine the risks of e-cigarettes.






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