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EU's Neelie Kroes: 'Snowden gave us a wake-up call'

The European Union honcho says that the time has come to "say yes to protection but no to protectionism."

By March 10, 2014

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Wake-up call: Are you making these five ergonomics mistakes?

Find out which mistakes are costing your body the most, and what you can do to fix them.

By August 13, 2013

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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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Amazon debuts Siri-like digital assistant Echo for your home

The e-commerce company continues to push further into consumers' homes -- and wallets -- with a voice-recognition tower that answers to your beck and call.

By November 6, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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FCC chair said to balk at Obama's Net neutrality plan

Tom Wheeler tells Internet executives he is considering an approach that includes some of Obama's proposals as well as addressing ISPs' concerns, the Washington Post reports.

By November 11, 2014

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Apple Pay launch and Google's virtual doctor visits

A leaked Walgreen's memo says Apple Pay will launch this week, Google tests doctor video chats for those searching about illness, and Snapchat's photo leak is a security wake-up call.

By October 13, 2014

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Apple Pay launch and Google's virtual doctor visits

A leaked Walgreen's memo says Apple Pay will launch this week, Google tests doctor video chats for those searching about illness, and Snapchat's photo leak is a security wake-up call.

By October 13, 2014

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A stranger in my bed: Testing the Wakie app

Crave's Michael Franco spends a week getting woken up by people from all over the world, and the results are eye-opening.

By September 18, 2014