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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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'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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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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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

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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Bill Gates gets Jimmy Fallon to drink sewer sludge

Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."

By January 22, 2015