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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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Illinois court throws out 'Amazon tax' online sales law

The decision marks the first time a court has said the state law forcing Illinois-based marketing affiliates to collect sales tax violates federal rules.

By October 18, 2013

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Listen to a Mozart lullaby from the world's tiniest nanopiano

The first ever optically encoded audio recording off a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure could mean big things for storage. And it's "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."

By March 17, 2015

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'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015

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Anthem: Non-customers may have been hit by hack

Millions of Blue Cross Blue Shield customers could be affected by the cyberattack against Anthem, the insurance provider confirms.

By February 25, 2015

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Anthem accused of failure to inform customers hit by hack

The health insurer has not yet communicated the necessary information to those whose personal data was compromised by the recent hack, say several US states.

By February 11, 2015

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Scientists find oddly behaving 'inner-inner core' at Earth's center

Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.

By February 10, 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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'Unfriended': A horror movie that looks frighteningly real

In "Unfriended," an anonymous Skype user seeks revenge on those who drove a friend to kill herself by posting a video to YouTube. It's scary because it's easy to imagine the scenario really playing out.

By January 14, 2015

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Facebook, Instagram and Tinder outage was a Facebook mistake, not a hack

The social network admits the hour-long problem was caused by its own engineers.

By January 27, 2015