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FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist

FTC appoints outspoken privacy advocate Ashkan Soltani as new chief technologist

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Teen brand sells just one tiny size, some outraged

A popular clothes line targeting teenage girls is drawing customers and criticism for only selling a single size -- small.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:44pm EDT

A ‘hairy' new flaw with the iPhone 6?

Does your new iPhone 6 have you pulling your hair out, but not on purpose? You're not alone. Customers are taking to social media to voice their concerns over a possible design flaw.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 09:31am EDT

Sharing 'epic' moments leads to loneliness

Many people aim for moments they can describe as "epic," but new research shows sharing extraordinary experiences can come at a social cost.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:51am EDT

GM uses Facebook, calls to get recalled cars fixed

GM uses Facebook, calls to reach 1.2M car owners who still haven't gotten deadly switch fixed

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 07:32am EDT

Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

Facebook apologizes to drag queens, transgender community for 'real names' policy

Friday - 10/03/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Can social media help your health?

All those postings about sore throats, kids with tummy aches, and parents with runny noses can provide vital clues to public health.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 10:59am EDT

Bash Bug: What it is and how to protect your computer

Imagine hackers sitting right in front of your computer -- a programming bug called Bash Bug is making certain operation systems vulnerable and experts warn it's time to take steps to protect computers.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 04:56am EDT

Tempted to bend iPhones? What not to do

With all the hubbub over whether the new iPhones can be bent -- by mistake or on purpose -- Men's Health's Gregg Stebben has some things not to do.

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 01:30am EDT

Is newest social network Ello more like 'Eh'lo?

Can the newest social networking site take on Facebook?

Monday - 09/29/2014, 01:23pm EDT

Ello: Is it really the anti-Facebook?

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Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:19am EDT

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Settle down -- multitasking can shrink your brain

A new study suggests that multitasking with various electronic devices makes your brain smaller.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 04:33am EDT

A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

A Closer Look: Ways to hide or secure sensitive photos, data on phones

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Really? That's D.C.'s most-tweeted food?

If asked to guess the food that D.C. folks tweet most about, I'd probably have said #halfsmoke, #pizza or maybe #crab.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 02:35pm EDT

Want to bolster professional relationships? Ignore social media

Why a face-to-face discussion trumps a tweet.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:45am EDT

License plate scanner networks capture movements

As police scan millions of license plates, civil libertarians question how info is being used

Saturday - 09/20/2014, 09:22am EDT

Passenger shaming a hit online

Just when airline passengers thought reclined seats were their biggest concern, a new social media trend is pointing out worse passenger habits.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 09:40am EDT

Singer delivers pop music with a positive message

Meghan Trainor's new song deals with her own body image struggles.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:37am EDT
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'Dataclysm': What online data says about human nature

The posts you "like" on Facebook do more than show support for a friend's new baby or express your obsession with a video of cute kittens. Your "likes" help scientists understand human behavior.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 10:49am EDT
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