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U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years

American spies have detailed dossiers on the North Koreans who the U.S. says were behind the Sony attack. But the still-secret evidence likely won’t …

United Airlines Apologizes To 'Humiliated' Special Needs Mom

When New Jersey mom of four Elit Kirschenbaum boarded a December 30 flight home after her family vacation in the Dominican Republic, she seated her youngest daughter Ivy on her lap as usual, she told ABC News.<p>What followed was an ordeal with a flight attendant that Kirschenbaum says left her family …

From marriage to murder

When she was barely a teen, Wasila Tasiu became a wife. Seventeen days later, she was an accused killer.<p>When she was barely a teen, Wasila Tasiu became a wife. Seventeen days later, she was an accused killer.<p><i>Published on Wednesday, December 3, 2014</i><p><i>A photo of Wasila Tasiu, taken about one year</i> …

iPad-controlled wireless power system charges devices via WiFi up to 20 feet away

While some have been disappointed that Apple hasn’t yet incorporated wireless charging technology into its devices, charging pads are really almost as clunky as wires: you still have wires going to the pads, and you have to put your device in a specific place to charge them. What we really want is</i> …

How technology is changing language

We are getting used to the idea of rapidly developing technologies changing what we can do and how we do things. What most people haven’t considered …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Podcasting

‘I Challenge Him to Please Come to Lee County…He’ll Go to Jail’: Florida Sheriff Threatens Silent DUI Checkpoint Guy

You roll up to a DUI checkpoint in Florida.<p>You could use this one simple trick to avoid having to roll down your window — or can you?<p>Image via Jory/flickr<p>After seeing the video of a driver going through a Florida DUI checkpoint without rolling down his window — the man instead hung a plastic bag …

Oil slumps to new lows on supply glut

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for February tanked to $48.49 a barrel, touching a low last witnessed in late April 2009.<p>In morning deals in London, Brent North Sea crude for delivery in February dived to $51.23 per barrel, the lowest level since early May of the same year.<p>"The oil price fell …

Sony CEO breaks silence after 'vicious and malicious' hack

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai has spoken out publicly for the first time since hackers gained access to computer systems at the company's movie division and nearly prevented the release of "The Interview."<p>Hirai addressed the controversy at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, thanking …

White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill …

Power Tap turns outlets into electricity 'faucets'

When you think about it, the power outlets in our homes are like tiny reservoirs of electricity. Stick a plug into them and in effect, you tap the power stored behind them, causing a current to flow through cords and cables into phones, fridges, and hundreds of other electricity-loving gadgets and …

Gear & Gadgets

Starbucks Has Started Serving Flat Whites In America — Here's What That Is

Starbucks, the biggest coffee chain in the world, announced today that it is unleashing flat whites on US customers.<p>The flat white is an espresso-based beverage prepared with steamed milk. But be careful — it's not simply a cafe latte with slightly less milk. What makes the flat white special is …

The New Republican Attack on Social Security Starts Now!

Republican opponents of Social Security have not wasted even a single day in their plan to dismantle Social Security brick by brick. What should be a dry, mundane exercise -- the adoption of new rules by the newly convening House of Representatives -- has turned into a stealth attack on America's …