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Adultery Site Ashley Madison Targeted In Data Hack

The adultery website Ashley Madison has been hacked. Hackers stole large caches of data, including, it seems, information about users who paid to have their data deleted.
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Affair-Enabling Website Ashley Madison Is Compromised By Hackers

Threats to release some 37 million users' photographs and data come at a time when Ashley Madison's leaders have been discussing a potential $200 million stock offering.
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Commerce Department: Tighter Controls Needed For Cyberweapons

If software can be used to attack a computer network, then companies need permission before sending that software overseas, the government says. But the cybersecurity industry is up in arms.
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Sometimes A Little More Minecraft May Be Quite All Right

Minecraft can be more social and creative than watching TV. But kids' drive to play for hours on end can strain recommended limits on screen time. What's a mother to do?
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Once Immune To Cord-Cutting, 'King Of Live Sports' Finds Throne Shaken

Even as other channels tried to adapt to a new TV landscape, ESPN seemed to be impervious for one reason: People want to watch sports live. But ESPN has shed 3.2 million subscribers since May 2014.
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Siren Song Of Tech Lures New Doctors Away From Medicine

Medical school graduates around San Francisco Bay are far less likely to pursue medical residencies than those in other parts of the country. Instead, many are heading to health technology ventures.
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More Than A Quarter-Million Ask Google To Be Forgotten

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight.com about the "right to be forgotten" — requests to Google to remove evidence of one's digital footprint from the search engine.
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Zip-Up Nikes Deliver 'Amazing' Freedom For The Disabled

Matthew Walzer wrote to Nike with a request: please make shoes people with disabilities can put on unassisted. He and Nike's Tobie Hatfield tell NPR's Rachel Martin about its new shoe, the FlyEase.
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UCLA Health Says 4.5M May Be Affected In Data Breach

Attackers accessed parts of the computer network that contain personal and medical information, but there is no evidence they accessed or acquired any personal or medical information, UCLA said.
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Emmy Nominations For 'Transparent,' Tatiana Maslany Showcase New Talent

Nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday. The field of contenders shows a welcome turn toward recognizing new talent and new sources for TV.

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