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Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Oct 22
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.


FBI Chief: Important for Gov. to Access Citizens Phone Data

By Ken Dilanian | Sep 27
The FBI director criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.…

Personal Technology

Court Justice Suspended Over Role in Porn Scandal

By Mark Scolforo | Oct 22
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general's office.

Apple Pay Q&A: What You Need to Know

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 21
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.

At A Glance: The Cost of Cable vs. a la Carte

Oct 21
Is a la carte streaming a better deal? Combining current streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access and the expected price of HBO's service, which starts next year, would run you about half of the average price of monthly cable.

IBM 3Q Disappoints as it Sheds 'Empty Calories'

By Michelle Chapman | Oct 21
IBM disappointed investors, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent.

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Video Games

'Alien: Isolation' Game an Homage to Original Film

By Derrik J. Lang | Oct 6
Interstellar mayhem that awaits Ellen Ripley's daughter in "Alien: Isolation," a video game that aims to pay interactive tribute to filmmaker Ridley Scott's seminal 1979 sci-fi horror movie.

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