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Oct 2, 2015

Personal data of 15 million people stolen in hack of T-Mobile in U.S.

Hackers have stolen personal information belonging to about 15 million T-Mobile wireless customers and potential customers in the U.S., including Social Security numbers, home addresses, birth dates and other personal information. The hackers got the information from credit reporting agency Experian, which T-Mobile uses ...

Oct 2, 2015

People-rating app gets its own bad reviews

Creators of an app that will let people assign ratings to people they know vowed to go ahead with a planned launch next month despite online outrage at the idea. Peeple has been likened by critics and supporters alike as a Yelp-style review service ...

Sep 30, 2015

Twitter may expand 140-character limit with new product

Twitter is finally waking up to the idea that some things just cannot be summed up in 140 characters. The micro-blogging website operator is working on a new product that will allow users to share tweets longer than 140 characters, technology website Re/code reported ...

Robot revolution rises in China factories

Sep 27, 2015

Robot revolution rises in China factories


In China’s factories, the robots are rising. For decades, manufacturers employed young migrant workers from the countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country’s economic ascent. Now factories are rapidly replacing ...