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Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed.
Apple Pay, Google Wallet and a few other services use a wireless technology called near-field communication, or NFC. With Apple Pay, the phone unlocks automatically when you hold it near the NFC reader on the merchant's payment system.…
Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the season's best bargains from TVs to clothing.
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure - and even kill - a driver.
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.
Federal regulators said a respected Internet privacy company gave its seal of approval to commercial websites and mobile apps but failed to check whether they were indeed meeting standards for safeguarding customers' data.
After tackling online strategy and role-playing games, the company behind "World of Warcraft" is taking aim at the shooter genre. Blizzard Entertainment Inc. announced plans to release a multiplayer shoot-'em-up game called "Overwatch."
Researchers say sharks could become an important tool since they can swim long distances and into hard-to-reach depths at cheaper costs than conventional weather devices.