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This November, Will Kentucky Stop Voting Like It's 1865?

When Kentucky voters elect a new governor next week, it will be a test of where white, rural voters' allegiances lie. The Democratic Party has been losing their vote for decades, but in Kentucky, that old coalition has stuck around much longer than in its neighbors to the south.<p>And in the race to …

Android flaw allows hackers to take control of smartphone with text message

Cyber security firm Zimperium on Monday warned of a flaw in the world's most popular smartphone operating system that lets hackers take control with …

Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing)

There's a tiny-but-terrific change happening in phoneland. USB Type-C, or USB-C is a new protocol for the charger port phone makers are embracing in droves. You can learn more about it here, but the bottom line is that the USB protocol for phones, tablets, laptops and accessories is changing for …

Empire of the geeks

THE English have Silicon Fen and Silicon Roundabout, the Scots have Silicon Glen. Berlin boasts Silicon Allee, New York Silicon Alley. But the brain …

Silicon Valley

What It’s Like To Be Inside A Car When Hackers Take Control From Miles Away

This car wasn’t hacked. (jayRaz)<p>It sounds like a nightmare: You’re driving along, maybe whistling along to the radio, when suddenly the music changes …

Consumer Protection

Malbork Castle (Poland)

Amazon Prime Day: how to sign up for free and avoid paying out

Amazon is about to launch Prime Day, offering a day of offers on July 15. Customers have to be a member of Amazon’s premium Prime service to take …

Michigan doctor gets 45 years in prison for hurting patients

DETROIT (AP) — Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions …