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Received a weird Amazon email about a baby registry you don't have? You aren't alone.
By Abby Ohlheiser
Sep 20, 2017 9:48 AM
A majority of Amazon customers got an email on Tuesday telling them a gift was purchased from their baby registry.
What's your stolen identity selling for on the dark web? Not much
Sep 17, 2017 7:20 AM
How much is your personal data worth to you? A lot. (Thanks, Equifax.) And how much is it worth to an identity thief? You may be surprised, or insulted, or enraged, to find out.
Essay: My three years in identity theft hell
Sep 17, 2017 8:32 AM
Identity theft is a nightmare Americans go through every year. There's another you out there, living it up while you wander among the financial and bureaucratic wreckage they've left in their wake. More people are likely to be victimized after the massive hack of 143 million Americans that Equifax announced last week.
Steve Jobs still looms large at Apple
Sep 16, 2017 1:00 AM
For the many Apple watchers who've questioned whether Tim Cook will ever match the company's innovation mojo under Steve Jobs, for the analysts who've wondered whether this would be the moment when Cook stepped out of Jobs' shadow, Cook seemed to have an answer: He's fine with embracing the legacy of his predecessor.
4 things Silicon Valley 'invented' that already existed
Sep 16, 2017 7:19 AM
An "invention" that already exists has been kind of a running theme in Silicon Valley products, particularly those that tend to make a lot of people mad. Here is a roundup of some of the "best."
Analysis: Apple edges closer to fraught age of facial recognition
Sep 16, 2017 7:17 AM
A whiff of dystopian creepiness has long wafted in the air whenever facial recognition has come up. Books, movies and television shows have portrayed the technology as mainly a tool of surveillance and social control. Apple sought to reverse that equation Tuesday
Here it is: Your practical guide to choosing a smartphone
Sep 16, 2017 7:23 AM
Buying a smartphone can be daunting, particularly when there are so many new options on the market. Choosing the right phone is an intensely personal decision, and one answer may not fit all -- even for those who aren't obsessed with the minute differences in technical specifications.
The greatest SpaceX explosions, courtesy of Elon Musk
Sep 17, 2017 8:31 AM
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has given the world a blooper reel of the company's many failed attempts -- a two-minute video, set to a John Philip Sousa march, of explosion after fiery explosion.
Who's profiting from Equifax hack? LifeLock
Sep 16, 2017 7:18 AM
Since news of the Equifax breach, LifeLock -- owned by Symantec -- has seen six times its usual web traffic and the company is enrolling 10 times as many new customers every hour than before the attack was disclosed.
App reviews: Libby, ReadThisNext
Sep 16, 2017 7:14 AM
App reviews: Libby is the new app from OverDrive -- a company that works with many local libraries to show off their e-books and audiobooks on offer. ReadThisNext helps you pick your next read by following your favorite authors to see what they suggest.
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