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Sony hack adds to growing security pressure on companies worldwide

Companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance

Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads

Microsoft is releasing new, beefed-up versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company's push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world. Read more »

Nov. 6, 2014

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As Samsung falters, mysterious scion in the wings

As Samsung's smartphone business suffers a dizzying decline, another issue is vexing investors. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Oregon voters weigh GMO labeling measure

Oregon's expensive fight over the labeling of genetically engineered food has entered the final round. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth

Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Virgin spaceship's descent system deployed early

A space tourism rocket broke apart in flight over California's Mojave Desert after a device to slow the experimental spaceship's descent deployed too soon, federal investigators said. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone

Hotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk — or even stop by at all. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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#Technologyandstuff: Chevy makes the best of exec's nervous speech after World Series

Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Internet experts: ‘Widespread harm’ likely from cyber attack in next decade

Be afraid of potentially devastating cyber attacks, and be better prepared to guard against them. But also be wary of the risks — especially to privacy — that accompany a growing focus... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Digital Savant: How to be a ghost (online)

Lately, anonymous has gotten a bad rap. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Thousands in Hungary march against Internet tax

Tens of thousands of protesters marched Tuesday against a plan by the Hungarian government to tax Internet use from 2015. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Facebook is now helping its female employees start a family ... eventually

National Edition

Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three years

National Edition

Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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China's Alipay offers mobile wallet for US sites

China's half billion online shoppers will soon have an easier way to shop in the U.S. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Zuckerberg, wife donate $25M to CDC for Ebola

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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JPMorgan CEO says more to be done on cyberattacks

JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon says that more coordination between businesses and government is needed to combat the rising threat of cyberattacks. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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How the new HealthCare.gov stacks up with the old

HealthCare.gov, the website for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, has been revamped as its second enrollment season approaches. But things are still complicated,... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

A letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles and a still-working vintage Apple computer — one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 — are among the unique pieces of... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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How to answer 10 weird questions you'll get in an interview

National Edition

Yes, you might get some weird questions during an interview. Here are 10 of the strangest. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Next edition of HealthCare.gov is unveiled

The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well as at least one early mistake and a new challenge. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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3 win Nobel for super-zoom microscopes

Two Americans and a German scientist won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for finding ways to make microscopes more powerful than previously thought possible, allowing scientists to see... Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Hacking a big danger for small businesses

It's not just big businesses like JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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