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Obama Announces Plan to Tighten Card Security

By Marcy Gordon, Josh Lederman | Oct 20
Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.


FBI Chief: Important for Gov. to Access Citizens Phone Data

By Ken Dilanian | Sep 27
The FBI director criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.…

Personal Technology

Not So Fast Cord Cutters, Cable's Not Going Anywhere

By Mae Anderson | Oct 20
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.

Website Changes the Way People Organize Free Time

By EDGE | Oct 16
Maticono.com calls itself the first event management and promotion website that's locally focused but on a global scale, promising to revolutionize the way people manage events and recreational activities.

Jay Leno Returning to Series TV with CNBC Car Show

By Frazier Moore | Oct 16
Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. The former "Tonight Show" host's new prime-time venture, tentatively titled, "Jay Leno's Garage," and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere on CNBC in 2015.

Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 15
Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job.

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Video Games

'Alien: Isolation' Game an Homage to Original Film

By Derrik J. Lang | Oct 6
Interstellar mayhem that awaits Ellen Ripley's daughter in "Alien: Isolation," a video game that aims to pay interactive tribute to filmmaker Ridley Scott's seminal 1979 sci-fi horror movie.

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