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8 hours ago Hackers Swipe 500 Million Financial Records: Official
Nearly 519 million financial records have been stolen by hackers in the past 12 months, an FBI official said Monday, according to USA Today.






8 hours ago Apple: We're Aware Of China iCloud Attack
Apple published a support page about iCloud security in response to a Monday report from censorship watchdog Great Fire.






11 hours ago A Bold Vision for the Future of the Postage Stamp
Madden’s team created Signet, a system that could radically overhaul how we use the US Postal Service. At its core, it is a digital stamp and an app.






11 hours ago Ex-New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Plans a Startup
Don't worry. She's not creating a new disappearing-message app or an Uber for hair gel.






14 hours ago iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report
Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data on Apple's iCloud, according to a group that monitors web usage in China.






14 hours ago Wear a Helmet: This Hoverboard Really Works
The hoverboard only works above conductive surfaces like aluminum and — you guessed it — copper.






17 hours ago Another Retailer Hit by Possible Data Breach
Office supply retailer Staples is investigating a possible breach.






Yesterday Google Shares Slide After Q3 Earnings Miss
The online giant saw a slowdown in the growth rate of its total number of paid clicks.






Yesterday Pay Date: Tinder Plans 'Premium' Service
The co-creator of popular dating app Tinder announced on Monday that his company plans to debut a "premium" version of the service in November.






Yesterday Facebook Sues Lawyers Over Ownership Lawsuit
Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who helped Paul Ceglia pursue a lawsuit claiming he owned 50 percent of the company.






Yesterday Microsoft Offers Cloud Tools in Fight Against Ebola
Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.






Yesterday Chicago's Cell Networks Best in Country, Tests Show
Chicagoans have one more reason to be proud of their home: the Windy City's cellular networks were found to be the best in the country.






Yesterday Apps Could Screen for Glaucoma When Doctors Can't
Areas where eye doctors are few and far between may have a new tool to screen for glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness: an iPad app.






Yesterday Flashback: Man Versus IBM Supercomputer
World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov takes on IBM supercomputer Deep Blue.






Yesterday Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's What's New
Apple launched iOS 8 with some major features absent. Now, with the official release of iOS 8.1, Apple is finally bringing these holdouts to mobile.






Yesterday Apple Pay 'Cements the Future' of Mobile Payments
"For years, so many of us knew mobile payments would be the future -- but we weren’t sure what exactly that would look like."






Yesterday Apple Rings Up Strong iPhone 6 Sales
Sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus began in September, helping Apple chalk up a 12.2 percent jump in revenue last quarter.






Yesterday #HereWeGo: Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter
Lewinsky made the bold leap out of late '90s supermarket tabloids and into the 21st century with a single tweet on Monday.






Yesterday Apps Help You Carve Spooktacular Pumpkin
Tech guru PC Mike Wendland reviews apps that can help take your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern to the next level.






Yesterday Digital Medicine? High-Tech Health Care On the Way
From month-long wait times to preventable diseases; from inefficient IT systems to complicated medicines, the sector is now innovating, fast.






Yesterday With Apple Pay, Tech Giant Bets Big on Mobile Payments
Are consumers ready to cast off their credit cards in favor of a smartphone application?






Yesterday Spotify Lowers Its Prices With Family Plan
Apple thinks streaming music should cost less. Spotify agrees.






Yesterday Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter
Lewinsky made the bold leap out of late '90s grocery store tabloids and into the 21st century on Monday with a single tweet on Monday.






Oct 17, 2014 Facebook to DEA: No More Fake Profiles, Please
Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of investigations.






Oct 17, 2014 NASA Moves Satellites Away From Mars-Bound Comet
A comet called "Siding Spring" is making an unusually close pass by Mars.






Oct 17, 2014 Take Action Sports to the Next Level with LED Light Suits
Check out these skiers and snowboarders doing their thing wearing LED suits. Against the night sky and white snow, it's a sight to behold.






Oct 17, 2014 Facebook Is Hunting for Your Stolen Passwords
On Friday, Facebook announced that it built a system that will actively search those sites for stolen credentials.
Oct 17, 2014 Neil Young's PonoPlayer Is Ready to Take on the iPod
Neil Young's Pono music player and music download service is finally rockin' in the free world.






Oct 17, 2014 Microsoft's Nadella Apologizes Again in Internal Memo
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized again for remarks that women should trust "karma" when it comes to getting a raise.






Oct 17, 2014 Facebook is Hunting for Your Stolen Passwords
On Friday, Facebook announced that it built a system that will actively search those sites for stolen credentials.