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  • Reining in the NSA

    Reining in the NSA
    Speaking in Baltimore last week, National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander defended the methods his agency uses to spy on the private phone calls and emails of millions of American citizens, but he did appear to give a little ground to critics...
  • Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests

    Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests
    Could the oldest profession be losing its customers? Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
  • PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton

    PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton
    Karin Higa Expert in Asian American art Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
  • Consumers beware: Practice safe smartphone banking

    Consumers beware: Practice safe smartphone banking
    Matt Certo jumped at the chance to use his smartphone for banking as soon as his bank offered the service a few years back. The Orlando high-tech entrepreneur understood the technology and knew the benefits. But he also was aware of the risks. "If I'm...
  • British Parliament's straight shooter taking on big business

    LONDON — She's been called the scourge of big business, and some other choice appellations. Margaret Hodge, a senior member of the British Parliament, has become well-known here for taking on the likes of Google, Starbucks and Amazon in her...
  • BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself

    BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself
    With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones. In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...
  • Defense employees frustrated by furloughs

    Defense employees frustrated by furloughs
    Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week. The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...
  • SoundExchange pays out record $149 million in second quarter

    SoundExchange pays out record $149 million in second quarter
    Performance rights organization SoundExchange distributed $149 million to music artists and record labels in the second quarter of 2013, a 55% increase from the same period a year ago.  SoundExchange, which collects royalties from services including...
  • University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand

    University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand
    Tivli, a Boston start-up that provides an Internet TV service for university students, has closed a $6.3 million round of funding to fuel its expansion to more campuses. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates led the Series A financing round,...
  • A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone

    A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
    Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss. Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
  • Tech Takeaway: Apple e-books ruling, T-Mobile introduces 'Jump'

    Tech Takeaway: Apple e-books ruling, T-Mobile introduces 'Jump'
    It was a full day of tech news Wednesday, with a federal judge ruling that Apple conspired to raise the price of e-books and T-Mobile introducing a new plan that makes it possible for customers to change their smartphones more often. Federal judge rules...