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The driver's license of the future is coming to your smartphone

A few states have begun the journey toward offering a digital version of your driver's license that would reside on your phone. But the going could be stop and go for a while.

By March 21, 2015

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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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Sprint CEO: Without Net neutrality rules, we're toast

Chief executive Marcelo Claure defends the company's stance as the only major wireless operator to support the FCC's new Net neutrality regulation.

By March 26, 2015

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Terror on Twitter! Horror author R.L. Stine tweets a Halloween story

R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.

By October 30, 2014

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'Gay people just look like people': J.K. Rowling defends Dumbledore

The "Harry Potter" author gently responds to a fan on Twitter who "can't see" Hogwarts' headmaster being gay.

By March 25, 2015

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By July 20, 2014

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014

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Author George R.R. Martin joins Twitter

The technology-adverse "Game of Thrones" author tweets about not tweeting that much. Good thing he reminded us of his Livejournal blog.

By June 9, 2014

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'Game of Thrones' creator confirms the show will spoil the books

Sorry, book readers, but events in HBO's "Game of Thrones" will likely outpace George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series as early as next season, show creator David Benioff confirms.

By March 23, 2015