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1 min ago Motion Controlled Phones Only a Few Years Away
University of Washington researchers are working on motion activated technology for your phone. KING's Josh Green reports that current prototypes allow the turning of pages with a swipe of your hand in the air.






1 min ago Hackers Charged With Stealing Xbox, Army Technology
Four alleged members of an international hacking ring have been charged with a variety of cybercrimes by the Department of Justice.






3 hours ago Solar Energy Could Pass Fossil Fuels by 2050, IEA Says
In a report released on Monday, the IEA said that solar energy could pass fossil fuels to become the largest source of electricity by 2050.






3 hours ago Microsoft Previews Windows 10, Aims at Business Customers
What happened to number nine?






6 hours ago Another Card System Hack at Supervalu, Albertsons
Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.






6 hours ago iPhone 6: Apple Suppliers Brace for Rush in China
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are slated for an Oct. 17 release on all three of China's wireless carriers.






6 hours ago 'Shellshock' No More: Apple Rolls Out Fix for 'Bash' Bug
Apple rolled out software on Monday to fix the newly discovered "Shellshock" or "Bash" bug that could leave Macs open to dangerous cyberattacks.






9 hours ago Broadband Improves Worldwide - Especially in Delaware
Broadband Internet is creeping into all corners of the world, but the U.S. is still behind East Asia and others in getting up to speed.






9 hours ago Twitter Purges Dozens of Pro-ISIS Accounts
Crackdown follows ISIS' release of another video showing British hostage John Cantlie, although it was not clear if that prompted the cull.






18 hours ago Honeymoon Over: Online Daters Marry Less, Break Up More
There's trouble in paradise: a recent study shows that relationships started online are more likely to break up and less likely to end in marriage.






21 hours ago Maker of StealthGenie Cellphone Spyware App Indicted
Federal prosecutors have charged a man who sold a cellphone app that surreptitiously recorded phone calls and intercepted texts and emails.






Yesterday Hong Kong Activists Stare Down 'Great Firewall of China'
China's Communist Party responds to Hong Kong protests by blocking access to Instagram and other social media sites in mainland China.
Yesterday Online Daters Marry Less, Break Up More, Study Finds
There's trouble in paradise: a recent study shows that relationships started online are more likely to break up and less likely to end in marriage.






Yesterday You, Everywhere: Facebook to Use Data to Advise Marketers
It will offer advertisers Facebook data to help them target customers, and also track whether the ads lead to sales.






Yesterday Facebook Will Sell Users' Data to Serve Ads Across the Web
It will offer advertisers Facebook data to help them target customers, and also track whether the ads lead to sales.






Yesterday Facebook Will Serve Ads Across the Web
It will offer advertisers Facebook data to help them target customers, and also track whether the ads lead to sales.






Yesterday The Long History of Man's Attempts to Change Weather
NBC News Tony Dokoupil takes a look back at the long strange history of weather modification.
Yesterday Fraud Rising, Costing Stores (And Consumers) More
The nation’s retailers are seeing fraud take a significantly bigger bite out of their profits.






Yesterday Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 'Not As Bendy As Believed'
Go ahead, rock those skinny jeans.






Yesterday The Long History of Man's Attempts to Change the Weather
NBC News Tony Dokoupil takes a look back at the long strange history of weather modification.
Sep 27, 2014 Pumped-Up Geeks: Muscle Cars Going High-Tech
With increasingly stringent mileage and emissions standards planned around the world, automakers are turning to tech to keep the pedal to the metal.






Sep 27, 2014 MIT Study: Online Courses Work As Well As Normal Ones
A new MIT study found that taking MOOC (massive open online course) was just as effective sitting in a classroom.






Sep 27, 2014 Buggin' Out: Apple at Risk of Infection From 'Bash' Bug
A security flaw that could affect Apple's Mac operating system has been discovered, with experts claiming it could be worse than the Heartbleed bug.






Sep 27, 2014 Jaundice Detection On Your Phone
A new app, still under development, aims to help parents detect jaundice in infants using a special color target, and regular cell phone photos. KING's Michael Konopasek reports.






Sep 27, 2014 Apple Reports Only Nine Complaints of Bent iPhones
The company defends the design of the new IPhone 6 Plus as both “beautiful and sturdy.”






Sep 27, 2014 Kill Switches Disable Cars With Missed Payments
Devices are being installed in cars that can disable them at any time, and in any place, with the push of a button on a phone or computer.






Sep 27, 2014 FAA Lets Hollywood's Drones Take to the Air
The FAA is granting several television and movie companies permission to use small, remotely piloted aircraft to shoot scenes on sets.






Sep 27, 2014 FBI Chief Scolds Apple, Google Over Phone Encryption
James Comey says privacy innovations on smartphones could put lives at risk if investigators can't get quick access to data.






Sep 27, 2014 Ello? Upstart Social Network Poaches Facebook Users
Seen a few of your more creative Facebook friends posting about their new home on some site called Ello? You're not the only one.






Sep 27, 2014 After Bendgate, Apple Opens Up Its iPhone Testing Lab
Apple says reports of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bending are extremely rare and that the new deviceswent through rigorous testing.