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Hack on Premera Blue Cross exposes 11M customer records

Names, birthdates and Social Security numbers were exposed in the latest security breach at a health industry organization.

By March 17, 2015

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Anthem's stolen customer data not encrypted

But under federal law, health insurance companies don't have to encrypt user data.

By February 6, 2015

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Wearable tech's most important race: Turning heartbeats into cash

It's not about the device you buy. The real value is in the data it produces.

By November 11, 2014

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Google Glass enters operating room at Stanford

Surgeons in training at Stanford University add Google's Internet-connected headset to their list of at-hand surgical tools.

By July 30, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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Google Helpouts uses online video for teachable moments

The company is using Google+ Hangouts to connect customers to experts for one-on-one teaching sessions.

By November 4, 2013

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Secure SMS app Wickr finally hits Android

Wickr's flavor of secure text messaging, protected in part by the encryption technique called Perfect Forward Secrecy, lands on Android in a new beta.

By September 16, 2013

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How to respond to a data-breach notification

When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.

By August 20, 2013

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Microsoft touts Office 365 buyers that dumped Google Apps

On the eve of the Google I/O conference, Microsoft picks a loud fight with Google over online office suites.

By May 13, 2013

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New telemedicine tech maintains patient privacy

Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.

By March 21, 2013