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Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?

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Does Facebook Cause Depression? Depends On How You Use It

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Those great photos from your high school girlfriend's recent vacation in the Caribbean? A study says they're probably making you envious, and that envy could be contributing to feelings of depression.

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After Months Of Debate, FCC Poised To Unveil Internet Rules

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

After months of debate, discussion and culling four million comments from the public on "net neutrality," the Federal Communications Commission is due to propose new Internet regulations this week.

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Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

Monday, January 26, 2015

News last week that SkyMall's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection inspired an outpouring of odes to the kitschy in-flight catalog.

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Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

Friday, January 23, 2015

The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.

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Remaking Vegas In A Tech Billionaire's Image: Will It Last?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh pumped $350 million into downtrodden downtown Las Vegas to make it a home for startups and a place young people want to live again. Three years in, is it working?

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The Unstoppable Selfie Stick Trend Has Invaded American Shores

Thursday, January 08, 2015

You can't miss them, and some folks can't resist them. Selfie sticks — monopods that help you take cellphone photos of yourself — are only growing in popularity.

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The 2014 Tech Trends We'll Still Be Talking About Next Year

Monday, December 29, 2014

Apple is ending an influential 2014 but faces another big test ahead. And we revisit the mega-hacks of the year and look to a more voice-controlled future.

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Online Sellers Pop Up In Real Life, For A Limited Time Only

Thursday, December 25, 2014

One-click shopping is changing the ways people shop and retailers sell their wares. But some online retailers are opening physical stores — some of which last as short as a day.

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In Its Strange Journey, 'The Interview' Becomes An Art House Film

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

In what scenario does a $44 million slapstick comedy become a good fit for independent theaters? Only one involving geopolitical intrigue, a humiliating hack and terror threats from North Korea.

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More Than 200 Theaters To Show 'The Interview' On Christmas Day

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The controversial buddy flick The Interview will be shown on Christmas Day after all, in a small group of theaters. We explore the film's journey from major Hollywood release to art house film.

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Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Instagram beat Twitter on a key metric, but Twitter's co-founder says he doesn't care. And Google's woes in Europe continued as the tech giant shut down Google News in Spain over a new law there.

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Tech Week: Online Threats, N. Korean Threats And RIP Clip Art

Saturday, December 06, 2014

In this week's roundup of tech headlines, Microsoft bids adieu to the clip art we came to love and the High Court considers how to handle online threats.

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North Korea's Cyber Skills Get Attention Amid Sony Hacking Mystery

Thursday, December 04, 2014

A North Korean official now denies its involvement in one of the worst corporate hacks in history, after a different official played coy. How sophisticated are the Hermit Kingdom's hackers?

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As Supreme Court Considers Online Threats, An Update On Justin Carter

Monday, December 01, 2014

Justin Carter is a Texas 19-year-old who was jailed for making a "terroristic threat" on Facebook. Despite many efforts to get his case dismissed, he's still awaiting trial.

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A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Ferguson Public Library has become a refuge for community during a difficult time. In response, donations to the library have reached "several orders of magnitude" higher than ever.

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The Psychological Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A heavy police presence intended to protect Ferguson following a chaotic night of unrest is making some locals even more anxious.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In compliance with Missouri's sunshine law, documents in the Michael Brown shooting case have been released — including the transcript of officer Darren Wilson's testimony and the coroner's report.

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Crowds Confront Police, Businesses Burn In Ferguson Chaos

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Vandalism, violence and a dozen fires broke out in pockets of St. Louis County, Mo., in the tense hours following a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

Monday, November 24, 2014

A big shift has occurred over the past few years: Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?

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