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Twitter tries out new feature to corral hashtags running rampant

The company is describing the hashtags in an update to its iOS app to give those not in-the-know some insight into what they mean.

By August 1, 2014

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Angry gamers prompt Valve to stop charging for fan-made tweaks to Skyrim game

Following a backlash, Valve says anyone who paid for a "mod," or modification, to Skyrim over the last few weeks will receive a full refund.

By April 28, 2015

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House approves controversial cybersecurity bill

Opponents worry that data-sharing legislation could lead to increased government surveillance.

By April 22, 2015

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The seven deadly sins of mobile games

We love our mobile games, but there are a few tendencies -- annoying, manipulative, or sometimes both -- that need to go away.

By April 16, 2015

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Thousands could launch Sony-style cyberattack, says ex-hacker

Ninety percent of companies are vulnerable to a crippling hack, experts tell "60 Minutes."

By April 12, 2015

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Hello 1995! Watch a VHS-era trailer for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

What would it look like if "Avengers: Age of Ultron" came out in the '90s? Check out this retro-remix trailer courtesy of Louis "Sleepy Skunk" Plamondon and Vulture.

By April 8, 2015

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Gogoro's electric scooter to debut in Taiwan

Company picks Greater Taipei for the pilot run of its Smartscooter, noting the 1:1 ratio of scooters to people there.

By March 30, 2015

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Senate panel approves controversial cybersecurity bill

Despite privacy concerns, committee passes bill that encourages US companies to share information about security breaches with each other and government agencies.

By March 12, 2015

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Digital driver's licenses may use Harry Potter-style moving photos & selfies for security

As more items from our wallets move to our smartphones, a digital driver's license developed by biometric company MorphoTrust is poised to make the migration as well. But how do you keep it secure in an era of rampant identity theft? Sumi Das takes a look at the tech behind the digital identity app.

By March 13, 2015

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'Orbis Spike' in 1610 marks humanity's first major impact on planet Earth

Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."

By March 12, 2015