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Hackers might have stolen IRS data on more than 300,000 households

More taxpayers than originally thought had personal information stolen in a hack that used a surprisingly simple method.

By August 17, 2015


Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015


Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households

The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.

By June 18, 2015


JPMorgan: 76M households exposed in cyberbreach

Some 7 million small businesses were also compromised in the computer attack over the summer -- far more than the 1 million customer accounts initially thought to have been breached.

By October 2, 2014


Silicon Valley household incomes growing again, study finds

The number of households in Silicon Valley earning at least $150,000 rose significantly, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data.

By September 24, 2014


Craft a bow and arrow out of household items

YouTube DIY guru DaveHax shows you how to make a bow and arrow out of a plastic coat hanger and kebab skewers.

By August 14, 2014


How to watch the Democrats duke it out online

Cable networks hid two of the first five presidential debates behind paywalls, frustrating cord cutters interested in politics. Saturday's debate will be available live online.

By November 14, 2015


Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015


Cord cutters cut off from presidential debates

Americans aren't watching TV the way they used to. Cable companies and the two parties are adapting only slowly, if at all.

By November 9, 2015


Kate Winslet says parents losing control of kids to social media

Technically Incorrect: The "Steve Jobs" co-star says that kids shouldn't be allowed gadgets and instead enjoy pencil and paper.

By November 1, 2015