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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

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.

Music Player Learns Your Tastes Over Time

By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 14
Some things get better with time: wine, jeans and this "smart" music player I've been using on and off for a few months. The idea behind the $399 Aether Cone is it learns your listening habits and it then plays what it thinks you're in the mood for.

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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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