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Elise Hu

Elise Hu appears in the following:

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 — and giving — 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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Tech Week: The Internet 'Slowdown' And Apple's New Crop

Saturday, September 13, 2014

In our weekly roundup, the battle against big cable showed up on many of our favorite websites. And Apple's new mobile payment system and watch announcement made it a big week for tech news.

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Weekly Innovation: A Hair Blowout That Comes To You

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Yes, you're busy. Now you can get a salon style, without the salon. Following a trend of on-demand everything, there's an app and service for updos and blowouts that come to you.

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Your Favorite Sites Will 'Slow Down' Today, For A Cause

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Websites including Foursquare, Netflix and WordPress are taking part in Internet Slowdown Day to make a case for unfettered access to the Internet. The slowdown will only be symbolic, not real.

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The Apple Watch Is Here And Another Tech Hype Cycle Commences

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Apple unveiled its first new product line since 2010, a wearable computing device called the Apple Watch. But is it a game changer? You can't trust all the hype.

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Try This On For Size: Personal Styling That Comes In The Mail

Monday, September 08, 2014

Too busy for the mall? Online services like Stitch Fix and Trunk Club attempt to re-create personal shopping relationships of yesterday, powered by today's data analytics.

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