Tech & Innovation

What shopping will look like in the future

One of America's favorite pastimes is changing rapidly. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards

Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week's revelation that... Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Digital currency just won't go away

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First Bitcoin and now Darkcoin. What about all those predictions that digital currency had no chance of survival? Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Is the new McDonald's mascot meant to scare your kids?

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McDonald's just unveiled its newest mascot. But what is he all about? Is he meant to inspire kids or something much more sinister? Read more »

May 21, 2014

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FBI: BlackShades infected half million computers

More than a half million computers in more than 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals take over a computer and hijack its webcam, authorities said as charges... Read more »

May 19, 2014

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What will you look like when you grow old? Software can show you

Let’s assume you are, oh, 25 years old. Wrinkle-free, bag-free, sag-free. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Activists: Bomb kills at least 43 in north Syria

A massive car bomb ripped through a crowded garage Thursday near a rebel-held border crossing between Syria and Turkey, killing at least 43 people in an area that has seen fierce fighting between... Read more »

May 15, 2014

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GM adds 2 recalls; 2014 total above 8.5 million

General Motors added two recalls Thursday to its growing list for the year, pushing the total number of vehicles called back for fixes in 2014 to more than 8.5 million in the U.S. alone. Read more »

May 15, 2014

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European court: Google must yield on personal info

People should have some say over the results that pop up when they conduct a search of their own name online, Europe's highest court said Tuesday. Read more »

May 13, 2014

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Apple CEO dares to be different from Steve Jobs

"Think different" became Apple's creed during the late Steve Jobs' reign as CEO. Now, chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the idea while making decisions that would have seemed crazy to his... Read more »

May 12, 2014

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Netflix raises prices by a $1 for new subscribers

Netflix is raising its Internet video prices by $1 per month for new customers and giving its current U.S. subscribers a two-year break from the higher rates. Read more »

May 9, 2014

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House votes to make research tax credit permanent

The House voted Friday to make permanent a tax credit that rewards businesses for investing in research and development, adding $156 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade. Read more »

May 9, 2014

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Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them. Read more »

May 9, 2014

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University of Wyoming lab works to create smarter robots

Computer-simulated blocks gallop across a screen. Read more »

May 8, 2014

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Getting a patent is really easy, but starting a business is very hard

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Patents are at the center of the ongoing struggle between Samsung and Apple. But what does that mean for everyday Americans? Read more »

May 5, 2014

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Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

Target's massive data breach has now cost the company's CEO his job. Read more »

May 5, 2014

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Why the U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter

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The Bureau of Economic Analysis' advance estimate of the U.S. economy showed the country's economy grew, but only by a little. Read more »

April 30, 2014

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Is big data more like Big Brother?

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What is big data? And why is it something that people are worrying about? Read more »

April 29, 2014

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4 US TV shows ordered off Chinese websites

Chinese authorities have ordered video streaming websites in the country to stop showing four popular American TV shows, including "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Good Wife," representatives from... Read more »

April 27, 2014

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Retailers get creative with Pinterest

Target, Nordstrom and other big chains are pinning their hopes of attracting shoppers on social media. Read more »

April 25, 2014

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Students create robotic hand for boy, 8

Steele Songle was born without a left hand but has never let that hold him back from the thing he loves most — playing sports. Read more »

April 25, 2014

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Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move... Read more »

April 24, 2014

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FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Read more »

April 24, 2014

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Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and... Read more »

April 24, 2014

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'Deseret News National Edition': Looking at bullying, why people are stressed, acts of kindness

This week's Deseret News National Edition looks at a wealth of issues, including the social effects of bullying, acts of kindness by others and why people are so stressed out. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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