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Experts: Deleted online information never actually goes away

The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted.<p>The hackers, who stole the data about a month ago and then posted it online this week, claimed in a statement that part of the reason for the theft was Ashley …

Google says Project Ara didn't fail drop test, better camera and battery coming

Google's got truly brilliant engineers in its ranks, but some could use some sharpening of their comedic skills. Today the company tweeted a clarification saying that its Project Ara modular smartphone didn't actually fail any drop test. The Ara team is still reworking how modules attach to one …

Poop bag entrepreneurs see opportunity in Chicago's plastic bag ban

As Chicago's ban on flimsy plastic bags takes hold, a practical concern for dog owners presents itself as an opportunity for entrepreneurs: how best to scoop the poop, as required by city law.<p>With a plastic bag balled up in his pocket at the Montrose Dog Beach, Yevgeny Slivkin said Friday he plans …

Entrepreneurship

Windows 10 marks the end of 'pay once, use forever' software

This could even spread to hardware makers<p>I can also very much foresee a time when OEMs start introducing their own charges. PC makers are under …

Windows 10

Military Vet Catches Wife Cheating in Truly Depressing Viral Video

There’s a scene in the 2005 film <i>Jarhead</i> when a soldier’s wife sends him his favorite film on VHS, <i>The Deer Hunter</i>. Instead of <b>Robert De Niro</b> and</b> …

Tesla Wants You To Tell Your Rich Friends About Your Fancy Car

Tesla is asking existing owners to refer their friends in exchange for $1,000 toward their next Tesla purchase.<p>Do you own a Tesla? Do you also have friends who can afford to own a Tesla? Do you have five to ten friends who can afford to own a Tesla? If you answered yes to at least the first two …

Scientists Separate Marijuana's Highs From Its Medical Lows

No more ‘Dude, where’s my car?'<p>Marijuana is getting a lot of love lately, from newly legal recreational users in a few American states, and doctors alike. Researchers are uncovering lots of ways in which THC, the chemical responsible for most of the herb’s psychological effects, can help treat …