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2 hours ago iPhone on the Sidelines? In NFL, That's Not Allowed
Football fans might see Russell Wilson playing with a tablet on the sidelines of Super Bowl XLIX.






17 hours ago Facebook Launches 'Place Tips' Local Recommendations
With the new feature, location-based recommendations pop up at the top of your News Feed.






20 hours ago 'Anonymous' Credit Card Data Can Still Give You Away
A researcher has shown that knowing just a handful of charges out of millions of "anonymized" purchases will serve to identify a card and its owner.






23 hours ago FCC Sets New, Faster Definition for Broadband
U.S. regulators have determined that only connections with download speeds of 25 megabits per second or faster will qualify as broadband.






23 hours ago You Can Now Pre-Order Sony's $1,200 Walkman
Do you have an extraordinary sense of hearing and a couple thousand bucks burning a hole in your pocket? Sony wants to talk to you.






Yesterday Here's What the Tech Industry Really Looks Like for Women
People on social media expressed outrage on Thursday with a Newsweek cover that depicts a woman whose dress is being lifted by a cursor.






Yesterday Want to Watch the Ads, Skip the Game? Dish Says OK
For the Monday morning commercial quarterbacks, Dish offers a way to skip the touchdowns and interceptions and just focus on the ads.






Yesterday France Launches Online Campaign to Deter Would-Be Jihadis
Three weeks after deadly attacks rocked the country, authorities began an Web campaign to dissuade would-be jihadis from joining terror groups.






Yesterday Smart Mattress Cover Warms Your Bed, Tracks Your Sleep
The Internet of Things has made its way into a lot of homes already, but the Luna is one of the first devices to get all the way into the bed.






Yesterday France Launches Online Campaign to Deter Would-Be Jihadists
Three weeks after deadly attacks rocked the country, authorities began an Web campaign to dissuade would-be jihadists from joining terror groups.






Yesterday #ThingsIDidWhenFacebookWasDown
Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram were both down between Tuesday between about 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. ET.






Yesterday Facebook Users Are Increasingly Going Mobile
Facebook says more than eight of every 10 people who use its service now do so on a mobile device.






Yesterday FAA: Super Bowl is 'No Drone Zone'
Hoping to buzz Tom Brady with a drone during the Super Bowl? Too bad.






Yesterday Natural Disaster? Cyborg Cockroaches to the Rescue
Researchers have harnessed nature's most enduring survivor, the cockroach. By outfitting the insects with remote controls and audio sensors, scientists can use the bugs to explore disaster sites and find survivors.






Jan 28, 2015 How Games like Trivia Crack Get Inside Your Head
Quick, before you start this article, isn't there time for a quick round of Trivia Crack?






Jan 28, 2015 Microsoft's Cortana Picks Patriots to Win Super Bowl
Will Tom Brady and the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in NFL Super Bowl XLIX? Cortana thinks so.






Jan 28, 2015 Happy 'Data Privacy Day,' Now Lock Your Cellphone
No one plans to lose their cellphone, but if it happens and the phone isn't locked, the consequences can be devastating.






Jan 28, 2015 Man Hacks Into Baby Monitor
A nanny is terrified to learn someone hacked into baby monitor camera and watched her every move. KPRC's Phil Archer reports.






Jan 27, 2015 Pay Attention! Your Car May Be Watching You
The next wave of technology designed to keep drivers from getting distracted or dozing off could soon be watching you behind the wheel.






Jan 27, 2015 Instagram for a Cause: Movement to Feed Homeless
HashtagLunchbag, a movement that began with a few brown-bag lunches for the homeless on Skid Row, has spread to 100 cities and five continents.






Jan 27, 2015 Apple Sells Record 74.5 Million iPhones in Three Months
Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.
Jan 27, 2015 Pay Attention! Your Car is Watching You
The next wave of technology designed to keep drivers from getting distracted or dozing off could soon be watching you behind the wheel.






Jan 27, 2015 Yahoo to Spin Off Its Remaining Stake in Alibaba
A newly formed entity called SpinCo will inherit ownership of Yahoo's remaining 384 million shares in the Chinese ecommerce giant.






Jan 27, 2015 Lawmakers: Should Social Media Ban Terrorist Posts?
Lawmakers and policy experts discussed whether social media sites should be held responsible when terrorists use them.






Jan 27, 2015 It's Official: Apple Watch Will Ship in April
Chief Executive Tim Cook announced the timing as part of the company's holiday quarter earnings call.






Jan 27, 2015 Instagram for a Cause: Movement to Feed Homeless
The viral social movement HashtagLunchbag is picking up steam, with events to give lunches to the poor being held in more than 100 cities.






Jan 27, 2015 Snow Letdown: How Do Weather Forecasts Go Wrong?
New York City was expecting a massive amount of snow, but it never materialized.
Jan 27, 2015 Forget Your Keys? Use Your Phone Instead With 'Bolt'
If you're forgetful, Lockitron's smart Bolt door lock might be a good backup plan for when you leave your keys in the office or a cab.






Jan 27, 2015 #ThingsIDidWhenFacebookWasDown: Social Sites Suffer Outage
Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram were both down between Tuesday between about 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. ET.
Jan 27, 2015 Obama: Drones Need to Be Better Regulated
One day after a small drone drifted onto White House property, President Obama told CNN that the US needs to do more to regulate drone use.