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Analysts: Credit Card Hacking Goes Much Further Than Target

The holiday season data breach at Target that hit more than 70 million consumers was part of a wide and highly skilled international hacking campaign that's "almost certainly" based in Russia. That's according to a report prepared for federal and private investigators by Dallas-based cybersecurity …

AMA: How a Weird Internet Thing Became a Mainstream Delight

Reddit's question-and-answer format imports the aspirational norms of honesty and authenticity from pseudonymous Internet forums into mainstream interviews.<p>Barack Obama, Jerry Seinfeld, a line cook at Applebee's, and a guy with two penises walk into a bar.<p>Actually, no, they would never do that. No …

Sony fuels speculation that it will release a Windows Phone

Sony is rumored to be considering launching a Windows Phone this year, and now the company has confirmed it’s still in discussions with Microsoft. Speaking to <i>TechRadar</i> this week, Sony’s European mobile chief, Pierre Perron, says the company doesn’t want to be a “single OS manufacturer," noting it’s …

Nintendo Announces Massive 45% Increase In 3DS Game Sales In 2013

While the Wii U is still the “console who must not be named” in terms of sales at this point, Nintendo is more than happy to boast about its other piece of hardware, the 3DS. The handheld has exploded in popularity this year, even competing against a smartphone market that was supposed to doom the …

Obama hails Iran deal, argues against new sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama hailed an agreement struck on Sunday to curb Iran’s nuclear program over six months and argued that imposing additional U.S. sanctions could scupper the deal.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama addresses his year-end news conference in the White House …

Kellan Lutz Calls Miley Cyrus Dating Rumors 'Comical'

He’s set to star in one of the most highly anticipated dramas of 2014 – the big budget <i>The Legend of Hercules</i> – but in real life, Kellan Lutz says …

World leaders mourn Sharon's death

President Obama expressed sorrow Saturday about the death of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, joining other United States and world leaders in commenting on the life and passing of Sharon.<p>“On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the family of former …

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Buys High-End DeLeon Tequila - Great Ideas : People.com

As the face of Ciroc, <b>Sean “Diddy” Combs</b> helped the vodka brand become synonymous with a night out at the club, but now the music mogul is ready to …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Xbox One live gameplay broadcast feature could still be months away

Microsoft couldn't deliver one of the Xbox One's key features at launch: the ability to stream your gameplay, live, for anyone on the web to watch. Here's more bad news: the company behind that feature, Twitch.tv, has no idea when it will launch either. According to a tweet from the company, …

Eyes-on with the Oculus Crystal Cove prototype and EVE: Valkyrie

It's hard to look at people using VR headsets and not see them as just a little silly, but when you strap on something like the Oculus Crystal Cove …

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

#CESLive: Expanding iPhone Photography with Olloclip

The iPhone's camera has improved in leaps and bounds - optical quality is better than ever, and Apple's attention to the sensor, combined with better …

Politicians Are Slamming The New York Post's Controversial Cover On A Murdered Jewish Landlord

Eric Adams, the new Brooklyn borough president, led a press conference Sunday afternoon to condemn the Post's "hateful coverage" of the death of Menachem Stark. Stark was a 39-year-old father of eight who was shoved into a light-colored Dodge caravan outside his Brooklyn office late Thursday. His …