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User Experience and Technology

Touchscreens and gesture-recognition interfaces are changing the way we interact with technology. Tech Tuesday explores new technology through the lens of user experience (UX)...

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Security Company Says About 600,000 Macs Infected With Trojan Virus

Security experts say with two virus outbreaks in a year, Macs may no longer be a safe haven.
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America's Magnet For Innovation, And Investments

It's become a Silicon Valley ritual: a passionate entrepreneur asks a venture capitalist for money, promising technological innovation — and maybe a big financial return. But the area's tradition started just five decades ago, when the only certainty about high-tech was that it would be big someday.
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Latest Round Of Yahoo Layoffs The Most Severe

Yahoo will lay off 2,000 employees in an attempt to save money and restructure the company. Despite an enormous Web audience, Yahoo has struggled to build an identity as social media has taken off. It is currently embroiled in a big patent dispute with Facebook.
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Flying Car Glides Closer To Reality

Finally, there is a flying car for the average driver. But the real question is if the average driver ready for a flying car. Terrafugia Transition is a $279,000 car-turned-airplane. It's meant to bridge the gap between the road and the sky.
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Look Out! There Are Robots All Around

Marketplace correspondent David Brancaccio wanted to see if it was possible drive across the country without interacting with a human being — just machines. He discovered how technological advances — from factory robots to self-checkout machines — are changing the future of U.S. jobs.

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