Why the Latest Yahoo Hack Is So Much Worse Than You Think

Imagine you’re about to buy a restaurant. It’s a place that was hugely popular, but has since lost its luster. Your plan is to turn it around. Before you can

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Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Data From Over 1 Billion Users

(NEW YORK) — Yahoo says it believes hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013, in what is thought to be the largest data breach

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Donald Trump Meets With Silicon Valley Executives to Smooth Over Post-Election Friction

(NEW YORK) — U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and some of Silicon Valley’s most powerful executives met at his Manhattan tower on Wednesday, a summit convened to smooth over frictions after

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How Japan’s Radically Different Approach to AI Could Lead to Wild New Tech

Thanks to artificial intelligence, the automobile — that most American of possessions — is being remade. Self-driving cars from Google’s new Waymo subsidiary will hit the streets next year. Tesla’s

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You Can Finally Order Apple’s Wireless AirPod Earbuds

At long last, Apple is making its wireless AirPods earbuds available online and in its stores. As of Tuesday, Apple is promising a delivery date of Dec. 21 on the

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Facebook Is Looking to Hire a 20-Year Media Veteran to Help it Rethink News

Facebook wants to develop closer ties with the media industry. A recently posted “Head of News Partnerships” job listing seeks someone with more than 20 years of experience in news

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How About a Big Glass of Coca-Cola With Your Sushi or Your Quinoa?

(NEW YORK)— What beverage goes best with lobster rolls, a bagel sandwich stuffed with whitefish, or a bowl of ramen? Coke wants you to think of soda. Coca-Cola is trying

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Stock Market Rally Continues as Indexes Close at Record Highs

Major U.S. stock indexes climbed again on Thursday and set fresh record highs as a month-long rally following the presidential election of Donald Trump rolled on. Investors have driven up

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Why United’s New ‘Basic Economy’ Fare Isn’t Such a Bad Idea

Travelers are in a tizzy over United Airlines’ new “Basic Economy” fares, which offer fewer frills at a lower price of the airline’s other tickets. Their biggest beef? Flyers with

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Sony’s PlayStation 4 Just Passed 50 Million Units Sold

Sony’s PlayStation 4 video games console continues to rack up strong sales numbers: The company says the system, available in 122 countries, just passed the 50 million units sold through

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