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Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with Web searches and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are. So how do you stand out when others share your name?

A $1.3 Billion Question: What's The Future Of LA's iPad Program?

The departure of Superintendent John Deasy leaves the controversial program — and the future of the district's technology plans — up in the air.

Look Here: Phone App Checks Photos For Eye Disease

Bryan Shaw showed it was possible to detect early signs of eye cancer from a family photo album. Now, he and his research team have made an iPhone app.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.