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Friday, June 13, 2014
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Monday, April 07, 2014
By Alex Goldman
Until yesterday, the #1 app for Android in the Google Play store was called Virus Shield. As Android is a platform known for security vulnerabilities, Virus Shield promised a one-button solution for protecting your device. There's just one problem. It appears to be a complete and total scam.
Friday, April 04, 2014
Why did it take GM over a decade to respond to a defect the carmaker has linked to 13 deaths and dozens of accidents? And has high-frequency trading rigged the stock market? Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time discuss.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
By Ilya Marritz
Researchers can't seem to agree how many tech jobs there are in New York, only that the number is growing.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Cobbling together a full-time schedule from gigs posted on freelance websites like TaskRabbit is a tough slog that may grow more common.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Google Glass has not been officially released yet, but it's already facing a backlash from the tech-forward crowd expected to be its most ardent fans. Here's why.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
By Daniel P. Tucker : Associate Producer, WNYC News
The machines are watching us. Computers, phones, hospitals and cars are all collecting data on us to serve us better. But how can we the consumers know when our data is working for us, not against us?