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Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

Carly v. Hillary? It may happen in 2016. Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard who lost her 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, may be exploring a run for president, reports U.S. News & World Report. The speculation is based Read More →

The cost of Snowden’s leaks, and a new Senate NSA reform bill

Forget talk of loss of liberty. Let's talk about losing hard cash. The revelations about U.S. surveillance leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is costing U.S. businesses millions of dollars in curtailed sales of cloud computing services and Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

We've got your tech news links right here. So that's why they raided those offices: China is investigating Microsoft for monopolistic practices, as the nation steps up pressure on U.S. tech companies. Time's up: If you want to use Facebook Read More →

Energy storage start-up Green Charge Networks raises $56M

Santa Clara-based Green Charge Networks announced Tuesday a $56 million funding round, led by K Road DG. It's yet another sign that energy storage is one of the next big sectors for clean tech. Green Charge, founded in 2009, Read More →

Quoted: OKCupid plays games with your heart — ‘that’s how websites work’

"But guess what, everybody: if you use the Internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site. That’s how websites work." — Christian Rudder, co-founder of dating website OKCupid, in a blog post Read More →

Off topic: Cat facts, grandpa forgot, prescribing nature, movie spaceships

Troll your "friends" with cat facts? Now there's an app for that. Grandpa's Photos is a website that seeks help in identifying photos taken by a grandfather who no longer remembers where they were taken. Get Read More →

Research: Home security systems vulnerable to hackers, cyberattacks

Hackers can easily compromise the signals being sent by wireless sensors in newer security systems, potentially preventing those systems from alerting homeowners when someone has broken into their house, according to new research; meanwhile, Google's DropCam Web cam, which has Read More →

I’d like to order a bobblehead of Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and his tongue

In what's sure to be a boost to the DIY movement, Amazon.com  this week is launching a new service that lets users custom-build their own items, including earrings and bobblehead toys, using the latest 3D printing technology. That's right, folks. Through Read More →

Report: Mergers and acquisitions hit 7-year high

There's a whole lotta hand-shaking going on in Silicon Valley and beyond these days. Big companies are buying smaller companies at breakneck speed and paying out more money in deals of stratospheric proportions, setting up 2014 as the biggest year for Read More →

NSA spying: Bill to reform spying; effect on journalism and law

Ahead of the unveiling of a Senate bill tomorrow that would limit NSA spying, there's also confirmation about an effect of the revelations of massive government surveillance: It's changing the way lawyers and journalists do their jobs. The House a couple Read More →
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