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  • Online ballot system in question after Board of Elections action

    Online ballot system in question after Board of Elections action
    The future of a system that would let voters download absentee ballots before mailing them in was cast into doubt Thursday when the State Board of Elections refused to move forward with part of the plan amid fears it would open the door to widespread...
  • Facebook tries to win back teens by letting them post publicly

    Facebook tries to win back teens by letting them post publicly
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is lifting restrictions on teens to let them share more information publicly in a bid to regain the popularity it has lost to Twitter, Snapchat and other social networks. Teens ages 13 to 17 used to be able to only share...
  • Creating a safety 'Net for kids

    Creating  a safety 'Net  for kids
    Sexting and its consequences aren't things you want your tween or teen to learn about the hard way. The fallout from having nude photos or salacious messages spread via social media networks can be far more dramatic than red-cheeked embarrassment or a...
  • Changes spice up northern Europe in 2012

    While the countries of southern Europe struggle with financial instability, those living in northern Europe are in stronger shape, thanks to their ability to produce more while consuming less. It remains to be seen to what degree they will continue to...
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • Digital smarts, 'no wisdom'

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012 At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative DuPage County community...
  • Buy online; waive your rights

    When you go online to arrange a hotel room or any travel service other than an airline ticket, before the website lets you buy, you have to check a box that acknowledges that you accept the fine print. Chances are, you just check that "terms of use" or...
  • When you check in, your privacy may check out

    When you check in, your privacy may check out
    Several days after Traci Fox visited a small independent resort in the Catskill Mountains, she received an unexpected call from a shoe store. Where did she want it to ship the $400 worth of pricey sneakers that she'd ordered? Just one problem: She hadn't...
  • Greg Schwem: The sad, pathetic personality of a computer hacker

    My 79-year-old father looked at me through tears of frustration as we sat side by side, staring at his PC. In just 24 hours, he had been shunned by dozens of people who, up until now, he thought were his friends. "They want me to delete their contact...
  • Three Orange County office buildings sold as market picks up

    Three Orange County office buildings sold as market picks up
    Three office buildings in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach have sold in two transactions that, combined, industry observers valued at more than $90 million as investor demand for Orange County commercial properties heats up. The sales to large national...
  • Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits

    Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches. A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....