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  • Britain denies using PRISM to get around domestic spying laws

    Britain denies using PRISM to get around domestic spying laws
    LONDON -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Monday sought to reassure Parliament that the government is not using U.S. surveillance programs to get around British law and spy on its citizens. Hague’s comments followed reports in the...
  • California passes up millions for prison healthcare, report says

     
    This post has been updated. See the note below for details. California's court-run prison healthcare program is missing out on tens of millions of dollars a year in federal funds because of disagreement with counties and software problems, a new......
  • GM Halts Sale of Some 2013 Vehicles to Fix OnStar Glitch

     
    A glitch in the OnStar system has caused GM to halt the sale of several 2013 vehicles, Automotive News reports. A software problem is preventing OnStar's crash notification system from working in accidents that do not trigger airbag deployment. As......
  • ‘Halo 4′ review: Master Chief is human after all

     
    Technology-enhanced super-soldier Master Chief has always been efficient, even by military standards. Drop the “Halo” protagonist on any alien-infested setting ......
  • Goldberg: Nate Silver's numbers racket

     Goldberg: Nate Silver's numbers racket
    In the last week or so, an intense kerfuffle broke out over the poll-prognosticator Nate Silver and his blog at the New York Times, FiveThirtyEight. Silver, a statistician, has been predicting a decisive Obama victory for a very long time, based on his...
  • Live unboxing: Google Play editions of HTC One, Galaxy S 4 [Video]

    Live unboxing: Google Play editions of HTC One, Galaxy S 4 [Video]
    Google fans have long called for devices running unaltered versions of its Android operating system, and Google delivered just that this summer. The HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the two top Android smartphones, went on sale recently on Google...
  • Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5 phones in first weekend

    Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5 phones in first weekend
    NEW YORK (CNN) -- Apple sold more than 5 million iPhone 5 phones since the highly anticipated device went on sale on Friday, setting a new sales record for the device, Apple announced Monday. Over the weekend, the company outpaced the 4 million iPhone...
  • Vocus tackles digital marketing, hires hundreds

    Vocus tackles digital marketing, hires hundreds
    Vocus Inc. is hiring hundreds of people, betting big that it will become a leading digital marketing firm for small and medium-sized businesses. The Beltsville-based technology company is on track to hire around 500 people this year at its headquarters...
  • Robert F. 'Hop' Crooks, programmer

    Robert F. 'Hop' Crooks, programmer
    Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif. The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
  • Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room

    Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room
    The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
  • Windows 8 makes you relearn how to use your PC

     Windows 8 makes you relearn how to use your PC
    Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 brings a batch of bold updates to the antiquated PC interface, with one big drawback: Users will have to learn how to use a PC all over again. The operating system introduces three new and essential gesture-based commands:...