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How Much Do You Know About How the Internet Works?

By Anne Flaherty | Nov 27
Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to a new study.


Russia May Be Watching You: Home Cameras Not Secure

By Danica Kirka | Nov 23
A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.…

Personal Technology

Kelley Blue Book Reveals 2015 Best Car Buys

Nov 25
According to Kelley Blue Book, nearly 17 million vehicles could be sold in the United States next year. Kelley Blue Book is trusted for researching and assessing the value of automobiles.

Redbox Raising DVD Rental Rates by 25 Percent

Nov 25
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.

UK Police Spied on Reporters for Years, Docs Show

By Raphael Satter | Nov 24
Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

When Should Holiday Shoppers Buy Online?

Nov 24
American consumers, start your engines. This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season. Jill Schlesinger has what you need to know in her look at the business week ahead.

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Video Games

Sony to Offer Partial Refunds for Gaming Console

By Jennifer C. Kerr | Nov 26
Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.

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Science

Keira Knightley on New Movie 'The Imitation Game'

Nov 27
This Thanksgiving weekend, Knightley's new film, "The Imitation Game" is released in theaters. It's the story of British math genius Alan Turing and the team who helped him crack a code and win World War II.

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