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Find out (some of) what one big data broker knows about you

Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.

By September 14, 2013

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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Data broker Acxiom to reveal what it knows about you

Acxiom, the company that tracks everything from your income to your politics, plans to introduce a service that will reveal what it knows about you, according to a new report.

By April 10, 2013

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Microsoft may open first store in New York City

And to no one's surprise, the store could be nestled just a few blocks from Apple's Fifth Avenue cube store, says the New York Daily News.

By August 7, 2014

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IE11 syncs Web passwords across Windows, Windows Phone 8.1

Password sync, now on IE11 on Microsoft's newest operating systems, makes moving among PCs, phones, and tablets easier. It's also handy for Microsoft to keep customers in its ecosystem.

By June 24, 2014

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Beats hit some high notes, but the purchase doesn't measure up

Apple gained a number of asets when it acquired Beats, but there's little there that the company couldn't have built itself or acquired less expensively.

By May 30, 2014

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With no 'amazing' devices due at WWDC, Apple's Tim Cook feels the heat

Apple keeps saying it's got a strong product pipeline for 2014. Skeptics worry the innovators behind the iPhone, iPad have lost their mojo.

By May 31, 2014

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Simband, sensors key to Samsung wearables push

The Korean electronics maker looks beyond today's Gear Fit with new hardware and software platforms designed for "the future of health." And it wants other companies to join in.

By May 28, 2014

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Could wearable tech read minds to sell ads?

Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.

By May 21, 2014

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Insider trading bust sparked by LinkedIn connection

LinkedIn has played an unlikely part in uncovering two men allegedly behind a AU$7 million insider trading scandal involving one of Australia's leading banks.

By May 11, 2014