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Church hostage drama part of new cyber crime trend

Church hostage drama part of new cyber crime trend

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | The hostage drama that played out at First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, Mich., last May ended well—no shots were fired and no one was injured. But…

Smart isn’t cheap

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | High prices and a lack of standards are big hurdles for the ‘Internet of Things’

Digital detox

Digital detox

By Mary Jackson
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Lifestyle | How much screen time is too much for children?

How I sold out

How I sold out

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | I have done the very thing I thought I would never do. No, I am not talking about the sins of Romans 7 that are endlessly debated. What I have done is to…

FTC fines wireless carrier for ‘unlimited data’ false advertising

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | You may think the term “unlimited data” on your cellphone plan means you can use as much bandwidth as you want with no penalty in speed, but your wireless…

Will White House crash stall drone acceptance?

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | On a calm and sunny afternoon at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., Nate Hentz of Raleigh brings his 3-pound quad-copter drone in for a soft landing…

Air Force UFO files land online

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | X-Files fans and conspiracy theorists everywhere have reason to rejoice this month. The 130,000 pages of declassified Air Force files documenting thousands of…

A video game that asks theological questions

By Drew Dixon
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Technology | Dragon Age: Inquisition puts players in control of the Herald of Andraste, a messianic figure that many claim was sent by “the Maker” to save the…

Timely capsules

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Company hopes Hyperloop concept will revolutionize intercity travel

Blackhat

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Real-life hackers gave cybercrime action thriller Blackhat thumbs-up for accuracy, and the recent Sony security breach makes the film timely; but other flaws…

CNN gets coveted drone clearance in deal with FAA

By Rob Holmes
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Technology | News giant CNN made its own headlines this week by teaming up with the FAA for research on commercial use of drones. CNN is now cleared to use camera-equipped…

Libraries are loaning out the internet

By Emily Scheie
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Technology | As part of a one-year pilot program, some New York City library patrons can bring home internet access through one of the 10,000 high-speed hot spots the…

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