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Scratch-Off Tickets Go High Tech, With NY Lottery App

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:18am
The New York Lottery has created a game allowing players to use mobile phone—something lottery officials say is a first in the nation.
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Male-Heavy Dating Site Faces Probe Over Use of 'Fembots'

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 6:39am
The parent company of Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation.
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Jupiter Probe Could Reveal 'Recipe' for Solar System

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 8:55am
A NASA spacecraft is about to start unlocking the many secrets of giant, mysterious Jupiter.
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Are Chinese Hackers Slowing Down Attacks on U.S. Targets?

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 3:08am
A recent report suggests that China began to tone down some of its activities amid a shift in strategy started by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Check Out These Fun Water Gadgets for the Summer

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:08am
Forget your boring old paddle board, snorkel or kayak.
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Edward Snowden Debuts With Daniel Radcliffe in Play (Sort of)

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 9:14am
Self-exile in Russia isn't stopping Edward Snowden from making his Off Broadway debut this weekend.
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Trump's Reddit Fans Grapple With Crackdown, Infighting

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 9:09am
A popular subreddit is plagued by constant infighting and infiltration by white supremacists. Now the site is changing its rules.
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Stem Cell Clinics Pop Up Across the U.S.

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 8:42am
Two experts found more than 570 clinics offering "stem cell" treatments, many with little or no proof they work or are even legal.
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Oracle to Pay $3B for Hewlett-Packard Contract Breach

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 6:42am
A California jury ordered Oracle to pay Hewlett-Packard Enterprise $3 billion in damages in a case over HP's Itanium servers.
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U.S. Opens Tesla Probe After Fatal Crash in 'Autopilot'

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 9:15pm
NHTSA said preliminary reports indicate the vehicle crash occurred when a tractor-trailer made a left turn in front of the Tesla at an intersection.
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Apple in Talks to Acquire Jay Z's Tidal: Report

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:26pm
Apple declined to comment. A Tidal spokesman denied that Tidal executives had held talks with Apple.
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Apple Patented a Device to Stop You Recording Live Shows

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 3:13pm
Apple just had a patent approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that would disable iPhone cameras from recording or photographing live shows.
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Hacker Takes Over Oculus CEO's Twitter, Announces New Boss

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:36am
An apparent hacker has used the Twitter account of the CEO and co-founder of Oculus to announce a new head of the company.
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Amazon Announces 'Prime Day' Deals for July 12

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:27am
Amazon has finally lifted the lid on its second-annual Prime Day sale, which it's touting as the 'biggest Amazon event ever.'
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Americans Want Silicon Valley to Steer Self-Driving Cars

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:09am
Americans want to buy and ride in self-driving cars, but they do not want the "brains" of those vehicles to come from automakers, a survey found.
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Google's European Data Centers to Run on Norwegian Wind Power

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:53am
Google has bought the entire 12-year power production from a wind power farm to supply its European data centers with renewable energy.
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Facebook's 'Echo Chamber' Eyed as Election Nears

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:35am
Facebook is going out of its way to show its neutrality - an increasingly urgent matter as the U.S. presidential election approaches.
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'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 5:19am
Toffler is also credited with having coined the term "information overload" to describe people's struggle to keep with exponentially expanding data.
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Facebook Feed: Why You'll See More Friends and Family

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:50pm
Facebook says it will now put posts from friends and family that users are 'likely to care about' at the top of their news feed.
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