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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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At Alcatraz prison, Lego portraits fight for freedom (pictures)

At the site of a notorious federal penitentiary, renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei uses an unlikely material, 1.2 million Lego bricks, to highlight the global reality of political detainment.

12 Images By November 18, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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T-Mo adds 6 services to Music Freedom, but not Google Play Music yet

The wireless carrier asks customers to vote for their top music service to stream without data worries. Google Play Music wins, but T-Mobile offers six others instead first.

By August 27, 2014

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Freedom Act passes US House, despite Silicon Valley concerns

The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."

By May 22, 2014

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Obama: NSA spying doesn't mean 'abandoning freedom'

In an interview with Charlie Rose, the president maintains that the top-secret NSA spying programs were within the bounds of the law and were intended to protect U.S. citizens.

By June 17, 2013

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Candy Crush fills up Facebook with video ads

The sequel to the popular puzzle game finds success with mobile ads, Google Maps adds new features in time for holiday travel, and Redbox raises DVD rental prices.

By November 24, 2014

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Google's Schmidt worried about Russian Internet freedom

Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says he's wary that Russia is on a path toward Internet filtering like that in China.

By November 22, 2013

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Samsung's 'eye mouse' enables users to control their computer with a glance

Now in its second generation, Samsung's EyeCan+ will help people with disabilities create documents and browse the Web using only eye movements.

By November 25, 2014

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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014