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Technology Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing manufacturing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said.
Technology Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore
Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue. But the desktop's definitely not dead.
Technology Facebook, LinkedIn join to help women in tech Facebook, LinkedIn join to help women in tech
Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.
Technology Report: Automakers fail to fully protect against hacking Report: Automakers fail to fully protect against hacking
Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of vehicles or steal personal data, according to an analysis of information that manufacturers provided to a senator.
Technology Senators call for investigation into Verizon 'supercookies' Senators call for investigation into Verizon 'supercookies'
Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless, the country's biggest mobile provider, for secretly inserting unique tracking codes into the Web traffic of its some 100 million customers.
Technology Hackers access records for millions of Anthem customers Hackers access records for millions of Anthem customers
Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information for about 80 million people in an attack bound to stoke fears many Americans have about the privacy of their most sensitive information.
Technology The Fine Print: Unlimited data plans have limits The Fine Print: Unlimited data plans have limits
With cellular-data plans, unlimited doesn't really mean unlimited. Some carriers threaten to slow down speeds after heavy use or curb how much you can stray from their own networks.
Technology Groupon founder takes a detour with new audio tour app Groupon founder takes a detour with new audio tour app
Two years ago, Andrew Mason faced an unexpected detour when he was ousted as CEO from the online discount site he founded, Groupon. Now the tech executive's back on the entrepreneurial path, with an iPhone app selling unconventional audio tours of major cities.
Technology Report: Silicon Valley tech economy booming Report: Silicon Valley tech economy booming
A new study shows Silicon Valley's tech economy is still booming, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue.
Technology Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that
Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996.