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LG headquarters stormed by prosecutors over washing machine debacle

South Korean authorities have commenced a search and seizure at LG Electronics' headquarters in Seoul as part of their investigation into whether LG employees intentionally damaged rival Samsung's washing machines.

By December 25, 2014

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Man loses fear of spiders with chunk of his brain

Brain surgery meant to eliminate seizures had a stunning side effect for a man who was terrified of creepy crawlies.

By November 3, 2014

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Facebook sees 24% uptick in government requests for user data

During the first half of the year, the social network received 15,433 requests for data in the US alone.

By November 4, 2014

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Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.

By October 20, 2014

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Pebble drops price, adds new Jawbone and Misfit fitness apps

The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?

By September 30, 2014

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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SCOTUS cell phone case may hold big repercussions (Q&A)

A lawyer who helped argue against warrantless cell phone searches at the Supreme Court says questions remain about whether you may be forced to turn over your password and how long your seized data can be stored.

By July 7, 2014

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Edward Snowden: 'Fourth Amendment no longer exists'

The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."

By May 29, 2014

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Supreme Court debates police permission to search cell phones

Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.

By April 29, 2014