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In our news wrap Thursday, bombings and mortar fire rocked mostly Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad. At least 50 people were killed in a wave of terror attacks by Islamic State forces. Also, Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying asked demonstrators to…
By Laura Santhanam
As much as 90 percent of information on the Internet is “dark” — locked away in clunky or outdated formats that makes it difficult, sometimes impossible, to access. Kenton McHenry gets frustrated just talking about what he had to go…
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Yahoo's free email service could have cost the company an extra quarter of a million dollars a day. The government called for the huge fine in 2008 if Yahoo didn't go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance…
A slew of intimate celebrity photos have surfaced this week after several celebrities’ personal online storage accounts were hacked. Though it is not clear who hacked the accounts or posted them, Apple said that the breach on its iCloud server…
What types of information are companies gathering about you? How can they use this information, or even trade it? And what rights do consumers have to learn how they're being tracked? Julia Angwin, senior reporter at ProPublica and the author…
By Frank Bi, Elizabeth Shell, Vanessa Dennis
Not everyone agrees on the best methods for raising kids. Use our interactive to see which country has values to teach children in order closest to yours.
By Justin Scuiletti
Sony debuted a new tape format Sunday at the International Magnetics Conference in Dresden, Germany that can hold 148 gigabytes of data per square inch; shattering a previous magnetic tape record of 29.5 gigabytes. If packed into a…
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment even as it makes their…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Serdar Tumgoren, Associated Press
Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
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