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3 hours ago Secrets of the Hidden Internet Explained
Buried below the surface of the web as we know it, you can find secrets, and unsavory behavior. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.






3 hours ago Get Ready for Bitcoin Black Friday Deals
Black Friday is an event that has spawned all sorts of retail spin-offs.






3 hours ago Stealthy Computer Malware Spying on Companies: Symantec
While its origin is unclear, a short list of capable countries would include the U.S., Israel and China.






Yesterday As Cyberthreats Increase, Big Money Chases Solutions
The year since hackers broke into Target and accessed millions of credit and debit card numbers has been a brutal one for cyberattacks.






Nov 21, 2014 Secrets of the Hidden Internet Explained
The web, as we know it, is just the tip of the iceberg. Buried below the surface you can find secrets, and some unsavory behavior.






Nov 21, 2014 Apple $450 Million Ebook Settlement Gets Final Court OK
A federal judge in New York approved approved what she called a "highly unusual" accord.






Nov 21, 2014 European Parliament May Propose Breaking Up Google
European lawmakers leery of Google's inescapable presence in nearly all of the Internet's workings may propose to break up the company.






Nov 21, 2014 Inside Alibaba Founder Jack Ma's Former Home
In 1999 Jack Ma was living in a small apartment with his wife in Hangzhou, China, when he came up with the idea for Alibaba.






Nov 21, 2014 Taylor Swift Doubles YouTube Views After Shaking Off Spotify
Views of Taylor Swift's YouTube videos doubled in the week after her team pulled her entire catalog off the music-streaming service.






Nov 21, 2014 #MuseumofSelfies Trend Has Famous Artwork Taking Selfies
Recently, social media has been flooded with selfies from older people — like, hundreds of years old.






Nov 21, 2014 Not Loving the iPad? 5 Alternative Tablets
Whatever your reason for not liking the iPad, there are plenty of great Android and Windows alternatives out there.
Nov 21, 2014 Charge Up: 5 Gadgets to Power Your Phone
Never get stranded again with these five gadgets for recharging your smartphone.
Nov 21, 2014 China Could Hack U.S. Infrastructure: NSA Chief
Admiral Mike Rogers said attackers have been able to penetrate such systems and perform "reconnaissance" missions to determine how the systems work.






Nov 21, 2014 Gifts for the Wine, Beer, or Coffee Snob in Your Life
Pick a beverage, and you probably know somebody who's very, very serious about it, graduating from aficionado to, let's face it, snob.






Nov 21, 2014 What's Selling Better: iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?
Apple's first phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus, has been well received by consumers, but its smaller-screened cousin is far outperforming in terms of sales.






Nov 21, 2014 Uber CEO Tweets Apology for Exec's 'Terrible' Remarks
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took to Twitter on Tuesday to apologize for remarks made by an executive who suggested digging up dirt on journalists.
Nov 20, 2014 Google Contributor Lets You Pay to Hide Ads
If you hate ads but feel a bit guilty for blocking them and denying some sites their main source of revenue, Google now offers a middle road.






Nov 20, 2014 Tired of Doing Laundry? Robot Comes to the Rescue
This semi-humanoid robot is very near being capable of doing the laundry from start to finish - your dream of a "Jetsons" lifestyle draws near!






Nov 20, 2014 5 Smartphone Cases That Go Beyond Protection
There are an absurd number of smartphone cases out there. Why not pick one that does something more than just protect your screen?
Nov 20, 2014 Sharpen Your Selfies With Some Add-On Phone Gear
For better selfies, consider some of these gadgets for yourself or your loved ones.






Nov 20, 2014 Obama Hails Medal-Winning Researchers for Pushing Limits
President Barack Obama says 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation.






Nov 20, 2014 Car Trouble: A Year in Uber Controversies
The Emil Michael controversy is the latest in a long string of debacles that Uber, the popular ride sharing service, has endured this year.






Nov 20, 2014 5 High-Tech Smartphone Cases That Go Beyond Protection
There are an absurd number of smartphone cases out there. Why not pick one that does something more than just protect your screen?
Nov 20, 2014 Uber Hires Privacy Czar and Launches Audit
The firm Hogan Lovells "will conduct an in-depth review and assessment" of Uber's practices and make recommendations.
Nov 20, 2014 ID Theft Can Take Heavy Emotional Toll on Victims
Victims of identity theft can feel incredibly vulnerable and helpless, because the system didn’t work for them.






Nov 20, 2014 Pick Your Poison: Booze Apps Promise the Perfect Drink
Looking for your next favorite drink? It might be as simple as opening a beer, wine or liquor discovery app on your smartphone.
Nov 20, 2014 Russian Webcam Hackers Spy on Bedrooms and Offices
Feeds from countries around the world showed a variety of public and private locations, from offices, shops and sidewalks to children's bedrooms.






Nov 20, 2014 Amnesty's New App Scans for Government Spyware
Detekt is a free app that checks a user's computer for malware that has been used to target political activists and others around the world.






Nov 20, 2014 Wal-Mart Closes Loophole on PlayStation 4 Scam
No more super-cheap PlayStation 4 consoles. Wal-Mart has locked down its price-matching policy to prevent fraud.






Nov 19, 2014 Google Is Watching But You Already Knew That
Google's latest device, a set top camera that transmits images directly to the cloud, doesn't even try to hid that they are collecting personal data from everyone.