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13 indicted in $2M gas station card-skimming scheme

Pump-mounted devices used Bluetooth chips that allowed the thieves to retrieve the data without having to physically connect to the devices, prosecutors allege.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Skimming the Kindle 2 and other e-books gadgets

CNET TV's Natali del Conte gives her read on Amazon's updated electronic-book reader, along with Sony's Reader and other alternatives.

By Feb. 24, 2009

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News flash: People rarely read before tweeting stories

A traffic measurement company suggests that few people actually read the articles they share. If you spend much time online, you probably aren't surprised.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Death-defying circus of the sky

Acro paragliding pilot Gill Schneider has brought a spectacular circus into the clouds.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Hackers steal customer data from Barnes & Noble keypads

Point-of-sale terminals at 63 bookstores are found to have been modified to hijack customers' credit card and PIN information.

By Oct. 23, 2012

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After hack, Target offers year of free credit monitoring

Looking to recoup burned customers, the big-box retailer offers affected shoppers credit monitoring from Experian -- worth $191.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Target confirms malware used on point-of-sale terminals

During an interview with CNBC, retailer's CEO defends four-day delay in notifying customers of security breach as necessary for the investigation and preparation for consumer reaction.

By Jan. 12, 2014

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Use Scrollbar of Contents for Chrome to easily navigate long Web pages

Tired of skimming through an endless scrolling Web page to find the information you're looking for? Wish every Web site had a table of contents like Wikipedia? Now you can add one with a Chrome extension.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Two-factor authentication: What you need to know (FAQ)

Twitter just got it. Apple recently got it, too. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon have had it for a while. But why's two-factor authentication important, and will it keep you safe?

By May. 23, 2013

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Popular Mechanics honors breakthrough innovations

The magazine's editors name the most innovative products, from the Lytro camera to Microsoft's Surface tablet, and give props, too, to bright minds like SpaceX's Elon Musk.

By Oct. 1, 2012