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Video Games Pioneer Ralph Baer Dies At 92

Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died.

12/08/2014

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Mobile Apps Still Collect Information On Kids

It’s been more than a year since regulators came out with new privacy rules for kids’ mobile apps. But many silly software programs still quietly collect data on the youngest consumers.

12/08/2014

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E-Cigarettes Take Off As Regulation Looms

Technology could make creating e-cigarette standards more difficult in the future. The FDA hopes to require e-cigarette makers to apply for approval for their products.

12/08/2014

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Uber Valued At $40 Billion

Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign that investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity.

12/05/2014

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Air Bag Maker Balks At Nationwide Recall

Takata Corp. rejected demands Wednesday for a nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.

12/04/2014

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Data Brokers Know Your Income, Politics, And Much More

From how much you make to your bad habits, what you might consider private personal information is being collected and sold by data brokers.

12/04/2014

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Honda Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states. The recall began this past June for high-humidity regions.

12/03/2014

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Experts Doubt North Korea Hacked Sony

Speculation has been rampant that North Korea sponsored last week’s Sony Pictures hack in anger over the new movie “The Interview,” starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.

12/03/2014

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Twitter Tries To Make Abuse Reporting Easier

Twitter is trying to make it easier for victims and witnesses of online harassment to report it. The service said Tuesday that new tools will roll out to users over the coming weeks.

12/03/2014

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Takata Says Recall Decision Up To Automakers

Japan’s Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel, and instead passed along the crucial decision to automakers.

12/03/2014

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Automakers Expand Air Bag Recalls

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in high-humidity states.

12/02/2014

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States Differ On Need For Bitcoin Oversight

The Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.

11/28/2014