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For Some Fledgling Connected Gadgets, Privacy Considerations Come After the Fact

Fledgling hardware startups are often pushing the envelope when it comes to innovations in a “connected” world. Ever-present Wi-Fi and new, …

Privacy

Apple’s record cash haul could repay Detroit’s debt eight times over

Apple now has $146.6 billion in cash and marketable securities on its balance sheet, with some $106 billion kept offshore, the company said during today’s earnings call.<p>That’s a record for the poster-child of tech companies maintaining mountains of overseas green. It’s enough to pay off bankrupt …

Finance

NBC/WSJ poll: Faith in DC hits a low; 83 percent disapprove of Congress - First Read

President Barack Obama, seen in a May 31 file photo, has seen his job-approval rating dip to its lowest level since August 2011, according to the poll.<p>By Mark Murray, Senior Political Editor, NBC News<p>The American public's dissatisfaction with Washington has reached new heights, according to the …

Sales Of New Homes Rise Again, Hit Five-Year High

<b>Note added on Aug. 23, 2013:</b> When we wrote this post and its headline — "Sales Of New Homes Rise Again, Hit Five-Year High" — the data said that was true. Now, the agencies that produce the numbers have issued revisions that indicate sales of new homes in June were the second-best in the last five …

'Two Silhouettes' trailer reveals Rain is coming this Fall

A new trailer for Japan Studio's <i>Rain</i> reveals that the game is slated to launch this Fall for PlayStation 3.<p>The trailer titled "Two Silhouettes," soggily leads players deeper into the intertwined lives of the main characters. It shows an almost invisible boy, who can only be seen when it rains, …