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CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year. (Photo by Joern Haufe/Getty Images)

Survey: Most Americans Would Like Drones To Deliver Their Holiday Purchases

CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year, most of that online.

11/28/2014

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Consumer Group Lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for Kids

A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.

11/20/2014

AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online. credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

AT&T Drops ‘Super Cookies’ From Cellphone Data

AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, says it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers’ identities online.

11/15/2014

An overwhelming majority of Americans feel a complete lack of control over the privacy of their personal information, with 91 percent of U.S. adults agreeing that consumers “have lost control” over how companies and the government collect and use their personal data.   (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Study: 91 Percent Of Americans Say They’ve ‘Lost Control’ Of Personal Info Privacy

An overwhelming majority of Americans feel a complete lack of control over the privacy of their personal information, with 91 percent of U.S. adults agreeing that consumers “have lost control” over how companies and the government collect and use their personal data.

11/13/2014

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.   (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Healthcare.gov Gets Cybersecurity Upgrades Ahead Of Nov. 15 Open Enrollment

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

11/06/2014

A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

US Security Contractors Didn’t Notice Hacker Breach For Months

A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government’s leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press.

11/03/2014

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U.S. Agency Warns Car Owners to Get Air Bags Fixed

U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.

10/20/2014

Feds: US Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Claims Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion Technology

The defense contractor promises nuclear fusion generators would be much smaller, about the size of a semi-truck.

10/16/2014

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CBS Offers Digital Subscription Service To Consumers

CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.

10/16/2014

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Facebook Creates ‘Safety Check’ Tool for Disasters

Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.

10/16/2014

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