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Should Uber and Lyft keep passenger ratings secret?

Beware passengers: don't vomit, drink beer or annoy your drivers. Drivers are rating you -- and no, in most cases, you can't see what that score is.

By September 25, 2014

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Scorpion's origin: The real-world story behind CBS's new drama

While stories inspired by reality always take some liberties with the truth, the new prime-time drama "Scorpion" has its roots in a real person: genius hacker Walter O'Brien. We visited the set of the show to speak with him and get the inside story on the show's creation.

By September 19, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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DDoS brings down Destiny and CoD: Ghosts servers

The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.

By September 21, 2014

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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iOS 8 also comes with bucket of security fixes

Long list of iOS 8 security fixes makes your iPhone and iPad safer to use, but Apple doesn't say how severe some of the problems were -- again.

By September 17, 2014

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Clear Channel's revamp to iHeartMedia puts digital center stage

Clear Channel adopts the iHeart moniker from its online arm, underscoring how distinctions between tech and terrestrial radio are falling at the biggest company on the AM/FM dial.

By September 16, 2014

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Does the Apple Watch adapt for lefties? Mostly

Apple showed off its new Watch with a presentation full of right-handed watch wearers, but lefties aren't being left out in the cold. It will work on the other wrist, with a slight compromise.

By September 10, 2014

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Get to know Apple Pay, the successor to your wallet

Apple Pay is coming to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Here's everything you need to know about its security and how it works.

By September 9, 2014

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Shooting 4K video with the Panasonic FZ1000

As 4K video is a key selling point on cameras from the 2014 crop, we take the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 for a spin to see how it performs.

By September 8, 2014