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Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Ride Genie’ App To Hail Taxis, Limos From Smartphone

Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone.

08/13/2014

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Black Hat USA 2014 Breaks Records With Most Robust Schedule In History

Black Hat, the world’s leading family of information security events, announced the results of the largest and most robust event in the brand’s history. This week Black Hat USA welcomed more than 9,000 of the […]

08/11/2014

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Russian Accused Of Hacking Is Arraigned In Seattle

A Russian lawmaker’s son accused of hacking computers at hundreds of U.S. businesses and stealing credit card information pleaded not guilty to 29 charges Friday. U.S. District Judge John L. Weinberg ordered Roman Seleznev, of […]

08/08/2014

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Judge rejects $324.5M settlement of tech wage case

A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn’t enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies […]

08/08/2014

Cybersecurity expert Ruben Santamarta warns vulnerabilities in the in-flight Wi-Fi systems could be exploited to hijack or bring down a plane. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Researcher: Planes Can Be Hacked Via In-Flight Wi-Fi

It’s possible that the in-flight Wi-Fi could be used to sabotage or even hijack an airplane. That’s the warning from security consultant Ruben Santamarta, reports CNet.

08/06/2014

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7 Ways To Create Better, Stronger Passwords

This week’s news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

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Get Paid For Posts? Social Networking’s New Twist

(AP) — Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that. […]

07/23/2014

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Thieves Got Into 1K StubHub Accounts

Six people were indicted Wednesday in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users’ accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such prime events as Jay-Z and Elton John concerts

07/23/2014

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Apple Post Biggest Earnings Gain In Nearly 2 Years

Apple’s growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.

07/22/2014

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