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North Korea Demands U.S. Helps Investigate Sony Cyberattack

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
North Korean officials claim that the U.S. will suffer "serious consequences" if it doesn't partner up to investigate the recent Sony hack.

Staples Releases New Details on Hack Affecting 1.16+ Million Credit Cards

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
The company is offering free identity protection services to anyone affected by this fall's hack of Staples' point-of-sale systems.

The Real Thing the Sony Hack Exposes Is Hypocrisy

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
The hack highlights how a country like the U.S. and its corporations are expected to run and how they actually do.

Hyperloop Startup Wants to Connect the Entire USA

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies thinks Elon Musk's futuristic, tube-based transport system can be built in a decade.

Apple Patent Hints at More Uses for Touch ID Sensor

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
If Apple's ideas become reality, you could theoretically use the Touch ID sensor to manipulate the on-screen contents of an iPhone.

GTA V Update Adds Snowballs, Festive Clothing

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
Put on a happy, holiday face in everyone's favorite looting, killing, and carjacking game.

Working Without Wires: Setting Up a Secure Business Network

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
When setting up a wireless network for your business, these tips will help you work efficiently and protect your data.

Hershey Shows Off 3D-Printed Chocolate

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 17:54
Teaming up with 3D Systems, Hershey adds a delicious twist to additive manufacturing.

Facebook Adds Auto-Enhancing for Smartphone Pics

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
Facebook will now automatically spruce up your photos for you, unless you want it to have a hands-off approach.

Have an Amazon Fire Phone? It Just Got a Big Update

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
The update brings a number of new features, for those who actually have the phone.

Samsung to End ChatOn Service

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
Samsung has claimed that the app has, at one point, hit more than 100 million users. Are they really doing that much chatting, though?

Obama: Sony 'Made a Mistake' by Pulling 'The Interview'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
"We cannot have a society in which some dictator ... can start imposing censorship here in the U.S.," Obama said.

T-Mobile Settles Phone-Cramming Case for $90 Million

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
T-Mobile must refund customers for the unwanted third-party charges, to the tune of $90 million.

Explore Street View With Google Cardboard

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
Take a trip to a different city without ever leaving home.

Decision on Next Google Fiber Cities Delayed

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
Google was supposed to make a decision by year's end, but has pushed that until next year.

FBI: North Korea 'Responsible' for Sony Pictures Hack

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
Malware and infrastructure used in the Sony hacks was used in other attacks pulled off by North Korea, the FBI said.

The Altair 8800: The Machine That Launched the PC Revolution

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
Given the interest in smaller computers, coupled with the introduction of microprocessors, the creation of a successful personal computer was probably inevitable. But it likely would have happened later if it wasn't for a couple of Ziff-Davis editors, who were looking for an attention-grabbing cover story.

Judge Not Impressed With Android Antitrust Case

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
A U.S. district judge suggested the plaintiffs' case against Google may be too vague for the suit to continue.

Tim Cook Makes Big Donation to Gay Rights Campaign

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
The Human Rights Campaign's Project One American aims to expand LGBT equality in Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

Report: Google Eyeing Cars With Built-In Android Access

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:09
The next version of Google's Android could be built directly into your car, according to a new report.

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