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Equifax data breach: I tried to freeze my credit. There were problems.

Thu, 2017-09-14 09:46

We were told this is how to protect ourselves from identity thieves. Too bad we can't

       
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Meet Kimberly and Felipe, two Silicon Valley DREAMers bracing for the unknown

Thu, 2017-09-14 08:14

For the children of immigrants who work in Silicon Valley, the decision has upended fledgling tech careers and those just beginning.

       
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Is iPhone X too good? iPhone 8, 8 Plus may soon find out

Thu, 2017-09-14 07:44

Sure, the iPhone 8 has some nice new capabilities, including wireless charging, but the real question is, who’s going to want to buy the iPhone 8 if they can get the iPhone X?

       
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Here's why Equifax and other credit agencies will survive the data breach

Thu, 2017-09-14 05:00

The breach will hurt the finances and reputation of the credit monitoring firm, but aren't a fatal blow.

       
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Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli jailed over threat to Hillary Clinton

Wed, 2017-09-13 18:51

A federal judge revoked Shkreli's bail pending sentencing on a separate fraud convictions

       
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YouTube star PewDiePie apologizes

Wed, 2017-09-13 16:10

YouTube star PewDiePie, says he regrets using the "n-word" during a video live stream, saying he was an "idiot".

       
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PewDiePie apologizes for using racial slur in video stream

Wed, 2017-09-13 16:09

YouTube star used word during stream of video game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

       
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How the Equifax breach went from bad to worse

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:56

Equifax’s massive security breach impacted as many as 143 million people.

       
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Mueller's Russia Trump probe zeroes in on Facebook, Twitter: report

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:48

Probe into Russian attempts to influence 2016 election and links to Trump campaign is zeroing in on the spread of fake information on social media.

       
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We visit Apple Park. It one-upped iPhone X (and was pretty pungent).

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:41

With its 175-acre campus Apple Park, the iPhone-maker has thrown down the gauntlet to the engineers of today and tomorrow.

       
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Do you really need a new iPhone?

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:39

Don't be in a rush to dump your old iPhone for the new ones, suggests Jefferson Graham, from the Apple event in Cupertino, on #TalkingTech

       
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This start-up could threaten the corner store. Not everyone is happy.

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:29

Unmanned pantry box service Bodega started by ex-Googlers could quash the mom-and-pop corner store. The Twitter pile-on is serious.

       
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Star wars fans, it's your time—this Blu-ray box set is crazy cheap right now

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:25

You can get Star Wars: The Complete Saga, episodes I-IV, for only $75 on Amazon right now.

       
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You've been storing your food wrong—here's the right way

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:18

From where to keep produce, to how to keep your fridge from freezing

       
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Apple's new campus will make you hate your cubicle

Wed, 2017-09-13 14:38

While the iPhone X was the star of Apple's big event, "Apple Park" pulled up a close second.

       
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Artificial intelligence will be able to detect your politics and IQ

Wed, 2017-09-13 13:32

Just by looking at your face, artificial intelligence will one day be able to detect your political leanings, among other things. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

       
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AppleCare for iPhone X is most expensive phone coverage ever. Is it worth it?

Wed, 2017-09-13 11:23

Apple's extended warranty service costs $199 for the iPhone X. Here's what AppleCare gets you.

       
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How to get a new iPhone for half price

Wed, 2017-09-13 10:44

Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) explains how to get the latest iPhone for a lot less.

       
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The best affordable robot vacuum is only $200 with this exclusive code

Wed, 2017-09-13 09:54

You can use this exclusive code to save $20 on the Eufy RoboVac 11, the best affordable robot vacuum we've ever tested.

       
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YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

Wed, 2017-09-13 09:41

YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic orchestra alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.

       
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