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Upstart Challenges Facebook On User Privacy

Ello is a new social network — one that requires an invite to join. But Facebook dominates the market with a billion users, and it's tough for competitors to survive. So what does it take to make it?
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Tech Week: Who's Offline, How Hong Kong Connects, How Google Works

Also in this week's tech roundup, America's biggest bank says 76 million households were affected by its summer hack.
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JPMorgan Chase The Latest Big Target In Cyberattacks

A summer cyberattack on the world's biggest bank was among the largest corporate hacks ever discovered. JPMorgan Chase revealed on Thursday that 76 million households were hit in the data breach.
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GMOs Are Old Hat. Synthetically Modified Food Is The New Frontier

Scientists hyping synthetic biology say it may one day give us biofuels, drugs and organisms that will solve hefty global problems. But synthetic biology food is already here, and causing controversy.
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Computer Guys And Gal

Microsoft unveils its new Windows 10, Apple fans snap up two bigger -- and allegedly bendable -- iPhones, and hackers burrow into 76 million accounts at JPMorgan Chase. The Computer Guys and Gal explore the month's tech news.

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U.S. Manufacturing: A Remembrance And A Look Ahead

A century ago, U.S. manufacturers were building a mountain of wealth that unskilled workers could climb. Today, economists see U.S. factories flourishing but say workers will see fewer opportunities.
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JPMorgan Chase Data Breach Exposes Millions Of Households

Accounts for 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised. Hackers got personal contact information such as names and email addresses, but not passwords or Social Security numbers.
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Why 4.4 Billion People Still Don't Have Internet Access

More than half the global population has never been online. But Silicon Valley giants are trying to change that.
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The Cycling Desk: Work Out And Charge Your Phone During A Trip

Stationary bikes that power your gadgets as you pedal are this week's innovation pick. They've already appeared in railway stations and airports in Europe and may be for sale later this year.
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Tech Firms Chip Away At Credit Cards' Share Of Transactions

Companies including PayPal and Apple are competing to convince merchants and consumers to use their swipe-and-go mobile payment systems. Credit card breaches may speed up the use of digital wallets.

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