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Will The Next 'MacGyver' Be An Indian Woman?

Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.
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You Might Want To Take Another Pass At Your Passwords

They have become so complicated that, in some cases, passwords have undermined their own security intent. But experts say there is still value in keeping your digital door locked with a good password.
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Hygiene, Honey Pots, Espionage: 3 Approaches To Defying Hackers

The hack of insurer Anthem is one in a string of costly cyberattacks worldwide. In Silicon Valley and beyond, startups are taking very different approaches to helping companies outsmart the attackers.
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Quiz Time! Take A Guess At These Presidential Tech Firsts

On Presidents Day, we consider some presidential firsts when it comes to new technologies. Play along: Who was the first president to have a telephone? How about the first to ride on a steamboat?
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Hopes Soar As Drone Enthusiasts Greet New Rule Proposal

Drone enthusiasts are generally pleased with the long-awaited regulations proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday. They had feared the government would make them go to flight school.
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Hackers Pull Off Massive Cyber Bank Heist, Stealing As Much As $1B

Audie Cornish speaks with reporter Mike Riley, who covers cybersecurity for Bloomberg Businessweek, about how hackers have infiltrated over 100 banks worldwide over the past two years.
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Report: Using Malware, Hackers Steal Millions From Banks

According to a security company, hackers kept tabs on bank employees, transferred funds and then sent commands to ATMs to dispense cash at pre-determined times.
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As Rules Get Sorted Out, Drones May Transform Agriculture Industry

At farm shows across the country, drones have become as ubiquitous as tractors. Drone flights are mostly banned in the U.S., but on Sunday the FAA released long-awaited draft rules.
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Filmmaker David Cross Says It's No Wonder We All Want Fame

The Arrested Development actor makes his directorial debut with the film Hits, which explores how easy it is to become famous in our celebrity-obsessed culture.
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Around The U.S., Voting Technology Is All Over The Place

Voting machines purchased after the 2000 elections are coming to the end of their useful lives. States are looking to buy new equipment but there's little money and technology is changing rapidly.

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