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Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014

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Feds to cable industry: Embrace broadband competition, or else

Speaking at the cable industry's annual convention, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells cable operators to expect policies that promote broadband competition.

By May 6, 2015

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Women in tech: The numbers don't add up

The percentage of female employees working at large technology companies is oddly consistent. But drilling down finds the problem is worse than the numbers suggest.

By May 6, 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report

The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.

By April 23, 2015

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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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Raytheon buys control of cybersecurity firm Websense

Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks.

By April 20, 2015

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How tough is your tech?

Water-resistant doesn't mean waterproof. Here's how to find out just how rugged your smartphones, tablets, activity trackers and smartwatches really are.

By April 7, 2015

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HBO's John Oliver hits Snowden hard on NSA leaks

Oliver, who has a popular show on HBO, traveled to Russia to interview Edward Snowden face to face.

By April 6, 2015

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Twitter automates the creation of harassment reports

Twitter has added a new feature that allows victims of harassment to create a full report of a harassing Tweet with just a mouse click.

By March 17, 2015