Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen
- Hackers have gained access to patients' names, Social Security numbers, physical addresses, birthdays and telephone numbers.
NASA needs help pinpointing your city lights
- People are asked to identify which cities and towns the clusters of lights are coming from.
The brain-sensing headband
- This high-tech headband has been used to pour beer, levitate chairs and control lights.
Eat your selfie on a Middleton marshmallow
- Boomf charges $25 for a box of nine customized marshmallows.
Amazon unveils mobile credit card payments service
- The Amazon offering, known as Amazon Local Register, is offering a lower rate than Square currently offers to process card payments.
White House wants to improve gov't websites
- The U.S. Digital Service, comprised of private and public sector technology experts, will help make websites of federal agencies and departments more user-friendly, accommodating the widespread desire among Americans to conduct business online.
New technology allows virtual reality college tours
- Want to visit the college of your dreams to find out if you like it? Well, you don’t have to get on a plane or even drive there. You can take a tour and go from one Ivy League school to another in seconds.
How to boost online security and stop hackers
- The massive theft of over a billion email accounts by a Russian hacker gang has Internet security experts scrambling, and ordinary online users wondering what they can do to protect themselves.
Spy satellites fighting crime from space
- Some experts believe space surveillance could become an industry standard.
"Smart credit card" terminals can be hacked, too
- Smart cards are no good if the shop's point-of-sale devices are dumb.
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