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Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?

Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay

The head of the world's most iconic technology company says that although his sexual orientation has been no secret among friends and colleagues, now is the time to publicly acknowledge it.
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EU's New Competition Chief Could Shake Up Google Antitrust Case

Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe since 2009. Under the new commissioner, the company could face more formal charges and billions of dollars in fines.
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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers About 'Unlimited' Data Plans

The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T slowed data speeds for 3.5 million customers, sometimes up to 90 percent.

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Close To 100,000 Hungarian Demonstrators Protest Internet Usage Tax

Critics of the tax said this is a government attempt to create a "digital iron curtain" around Hungary. The government said it was just extending taxes it places on phones.
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At 83, Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard Makes The Leap To 3-D

Godard, who has been making films for more than half a century, shared the 2014 Jury Prize at Cannes for his 3-D film, Goodbye To Language. He likes 3-D, he says, because "there aren't any rules."
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Listen: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Applauds D.C. Ridesharing Legislation

The D.C. Council voted 12-1 Tuesday to formally legalize ridesharing services like UberX, Sidecar and Lyft. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick initially opposed regulations, but in an interview with transportation reporter Martin Di Caro, says the company is happy with how things turned out.

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Russia Reportedly Suspected In Hack Of White House Network

The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort, and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.
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Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.
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Can Authorities Cut Off Utilities And Pose As Repairmen To Search A Home?

That's what federal agents did earlier this year to see if gamblers staying in Las Vegas were running a sportsbook operation. Agents lacked evidence for a warrant. Courts are considering the case.

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