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Stories: 1) Hackathon Organizers Ask, Could A Smart Phone App Have Saved Trayvon? 2) AeroCop: Police Put An Eye In The Sky 3) Russia Hopes Sochi Ceremonies Stop 'Toilet Tweeting' 4) Technology Tracks Crews Through The Fog Of Wildfire 5) 4 Million Forgotten Songs Might Finally Find Ears 6) Found: …
Stories: 1) New York Looks To Bring Bitcoin Out Of The Shadows 2) Small Cinemas Struggle As Film Fades Out Of The Picture 3) Indian Country Sets Priorities With State Of Nations Address 4) Wheels On The Bike Go Round And Round (To Make Music) 5) Beirut Bombing Spawns An …
Stories: 1) Target Hack A Tipping Point In Moving Away From Magnetic Stripes 2) People Assumed I Was A Tech Whiz Because I'm Asian 3) Are E-Books Killing Reading For Fun? 4) China Sends 500 Million Users On An Internet Detour 5) Retailers Can Wait To Tell You Your Card …
Stories: 1) Teju Cole Writes A Story A Tweet At A Time 2) Brain Games: Move Objects With Your Mind To Find Inner Calm? 3) By Tracking Sugar In Tears, Contact Lens Offers Hope For Diabetics 4) Hackers? Techies? What To Call San Francisco's Newcomers 5) Obama Expected To Say …
Stories: 1) Manufacturers At CES Offer More In Home Automation 2) Many Younger Facebook Users 'Unfriend' The Network 3) Startups Often Focus On Data Security Too Late, If At All 4) Wearable Sensor Turns Color-Blind Man Into 'Cyborg' 5) A First Look At New Tech Products To Hit The Market …
Stories: 1) In Fast-Changing China, Reality Can Overtake Fiction 2) Netflix Built Its Microgenres By Staring Into The American Soul 3) 'Playboy' Gets Pranked: Group Flips The Script On Sex 4) Saving Babies' Lives Starts With Aquarium Pumps And Ingenuity 5) The NSA's Quantum Code-Breaking Research Is No Secret 6) …
Stories: 1) Banks Try To Save Big With 'ATMs Of The Future' 2) Nothing Focuses The Mind Like The Ultimate Deadline: Death 3) Supercamera: More Pixels Than You Know What To Do With 4) West Coast's Early Warning System For Quakes Still Spotty 5) Hot On YouTube: Videos About Video …
Stories: 1) Bay Area's Steep Housing Costs Spark Return To Communal Living 2) A City Turns To Lettuce Fields To Grow High-Tech Startups 3) Hackers Stole 40 Million Credit, Debit Card Numbers From Target 4) How An Obscure Government Code — 834 — Became Big In 2013 5) Will A …
Stories: 1) Amid Cuts And Tax Hikes, Tech Companies Get Love in Ireland 2) A Rush To Reconcile Health Enrollment Data, By Hand 3) Bots Are Driving Web Traffic More Than Humans, Report Says 4) A Movement To Bake Online Privacy Into Modern Life, 'By Design' 5) Game Director Shifts …
Stories: 1) N.Y. Train Crash Spotlights Push For Automatic Safety System 2) New York's Insurance Exchange Readies For Holiday Rush 3) Tech Giants Call On Obama, Congress For Surveillance Changes 4) Teens Dig Digital Privacy, If Snapchat Is Any Indication
Stories: 1) Hard-Core And Casual Gamers Play In Different Worlds 2) Could Video Games Be The Next Job Interview? 3) Businesses Woo Customers With Free Phone-Charging Stations 4) HealthCare.gov Team Working Through Holiday To Meet Deadline 5) For Advocacy Groups, Video Games Are The Next Frontier 6) Tech Leaders, Economists …
Stories: 1) How HealthCare.gov Is Giving A Once-Obscure Bill A Boost 2) A Bitcoin Insider On Crime, Congress And Satoshi Nakamoto 3) To Test-Drive A Concept Car, Fire Up The PlayStation 4) Building Eco-Friendly Instruments, Paths For Women In Tech 5) Online Streaming Deal Could Mean All Homer Simpson, All …
Stories: 1) How The Sharing Economy Is Changing The Places We Work 2) Electric Cars Drive Demand For Cheaper, More Powerful Batteries 3) Plastic Guns Made With 3-D Printers Pose New Security Concerns 4) For Ridesharing Apps Like Lyft, Commerce Is A Community 5) Game Consoles Marketed As Multimedia Living …
Stories: 1) Twitter Makes Market Debut 2) Stanford Professor Who Sounded Alert On Multitasking Has Died 3) Nick Bilton On Twitter's Creation Myth & 'Forgotten Founder' 4) Meet The Man Who Wants To Diversify Silicon Valley By 2040 5) Twitter Goes Public And Its Stock Price Soars 6) Third-Graders React …
Stories: 1) Add Security To The List Of HealthCare.gov Tech Issues 2) ACA Website: Is Government Technology Doomed To Fail? 3) For The Tablet Generation, A Lesson In Digital Citizenship 4) FAA Eases Up On Electronic Devices On Flights 5) HealthCare.gov's Rocky First Month Leaves Plenty Of Questions 6) iPhone …
Stories: 1) A Look Into Facebook's Potential To Recognize Anybody's Face 2) What You Need To Know About Babies, Toddlers And Screen Time 3) A Diagram Of HealthCare.gov, Based On The People Who Built It 4) A School's iPad Initiative Brings Optimism And Skepticism 5) For Obamacare To Work, It's …
Stories: 1) Ad Dollars Follow Consumer Eyeballs To Smartphones, Tablets 2) Latino Hackers: Encouraging Innovation 3) 3-D Printing A Masterwork For Your Living Room 4) Making Babies? Yep, There's An App For That 5) Shutting Down Government Websites Is No Small Endeavor 6) This Isn't Your Granny Smith's Harvesting Technology
Stories: 1) Enter The Quiet Zone: Where Cell Service, Wi-Fi Are Banned 2) Your Digital Trail: Data Fuels Political And Legal Agendas 3) The Man Behind The Shadowy Illicit Drug Market, Silk Road 4) Wanted: A New Generation Of High- Tech Aviation Workers 5) Feds Arrest Man Allegedly Behind The …
Stories: 1) NSA Revelations Leave Encryption Experts In A Quandry 2) 'Popular Science': Web Comments Are Bad For Science 3) Students Find Ways To Hack School-Issued iPads Within A Week 4) BlackBerry: If You Don't Survive, May You Rest In Peace 5) Phantom Phone Vibrations: So Common They've Changed Our …
Stories: 1) How To Spot And Outfake Bogus Twitter Followers 2) The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended 3) Disney Experiments With 2-Screen Experience Involves iPads 4) School Technology: Pros Outweigh Cons? 5) Booting Up: New NSA Data Farm Takes Root In Utah 6) Fake Reviewers Get …