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Elise Hu

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Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

Friday, October 31, 2014

Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with Web searches and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are. So how do you stand out when others share your name?

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Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.

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Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

Saturday, October 25, 2014

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.

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Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.

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Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Pew Research Center's first study on online harassment shows it happens to most Internet users. But gender disparities are starkest in online gaming.

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Tech Week: Egg Freezing, Gamergate And Online Giving

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Debates about the role of women in the technology workforce and in gaming are swirling over two notable stories this week.

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Snapchat And Dropbox Breaches Are Really Third-Party-App Breaches

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

While troves of data from the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat and the cloud storage provider Dropbox were leaked, the companies put the blame elsewhere.

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How Millennials Are Reshaping Charity And Online Giving

Monday, October 13, 2014

The generation now coming of age is spending โ€” and giving โ€” differently. New York-based Charity: Water gets it, and it's been a boon to its cause.

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Hewlett-Packard Will Split Into Two Companies

Monday, October 06, 2014

The ailing company that was founded 75 years ago has laid off more than 40,000 workers in recent years. Mergers that were meant to help it compete have not panned out.

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Tech Week: Who's Offline, How Hong Kong Connects, How Google Works

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Also in this week's tech roundup, America's biggest bank says 76 million households were affected by its summer hack.

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JPMorgan Chase The Latest Big Target In Cyberattacks

Friday, October 03, 2014

A summer cyberattack on the world's biggest bank was among the largest corporate hacks ever discovered. JPMorgan Chase revealed on Thursday that 76 million households were hit in the data breach.

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The Cycling Desk: Work Out And Charge Your Phone During A Trip

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Stationary bikes that power your gadgets as you pedal are this week's innovation pick. They've already appeared in railway stations and airports in Europe and may be for sale later this year.

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EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.

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How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks

Monday, September 29, 2014

Pro-democracy protesters are downloading a fast-growing app called FireChat to stay in touch. It's being used around the world during political unrest.

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Tech Week That Was: Apple's Gaffes, Shellshock And Hello Ello

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Apple's very bad week with bending phones and iOS flaws, a new bug that's so nasty it has two names and the social network of the moment lead our look back at the top tech headlines.

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Shellshock Bug's Impact Could Be Huge, But It's Unclear For Now

Friday, September 26, 2014

More than 70 percent of the Internet is potentially threatened by a bug named Shellshock. But it may take months to see its impact on users.

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Innovation: A Mason Jar Radio With One Station Only

Thursday, September 25, 2014

In a world full of choices, this radio gives you only one. And its creators call it The Public Radio, so it's not surprising they want you to pick a public radio station to program it.

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Tech Week: Smartphone Privacy, Cyberstalking, Alibaba's Big Debut

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba makes the biggest debut on the NYSE ever. The details, and the other tech stories that piqued our interest, are in this week's roundup.

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Apple: iOS 8 Prevents Cooperation With Police Unlocking Requests

Thursday, September 18, 2014

In the rollout of its new mobile operating system, Apple says it has made it technically impossible for the company to unlock phone data, even in response to a law enforcement warrant.

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3.7 Million Comments Later, Here's Where Net Neutrality Stands

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A proposal about how to maintain unfettered access to Internet content drew a bigger public response than any single issue in the Federal Communication Commission's history. What's next?

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