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East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

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The perfect password? You've put your finger on it

Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away the weakest link in almost any security system.

Are your apps acting creepy? New approach to phone security could tip you off

Whether an app is malicious or simply using your data in a way you don't like, phones with a new Qualcomm chip will alert you.

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