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Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest

Officials say a computer breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information

'Game of Thrones' composer creating 'Gears of War 4' score

The composer for "Game of Thrones" is trading the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera

What to look for when buying a storage device

CNET editor Dong Ngo helps you find the storage that fits your needs.

Black hole breakthrough found on earth

Haifa-based scientist Jeff Steinhauer has simulated a black hole in his laboratory, and it might be the breakthrough that helps celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking win the Nobel Prize. CNN's Ian lee reports.

What would a real 'cyber war' with Russia look like?

Tech Take: TrustedSec's Alex Hamerstone on how a cyber conflict with Russia might escalate in the wake of recent hacks on the New York Times and DNC

Soft Robots Could Make Human Interactions With Robots Safer

A new octopus-inspired robot could lead to medical advances.

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Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative views

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update

Apple issues security update after powerful espionage software found targeting an activist's iPhone in Middle East

World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

The world's first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga trades up to OLED

This familiar hybrid adds an OLED display for stunning visuals.

Not your average smart phone

Tech Take: Tom's Guide's Mark Spoonauer showcases the SPOT Gen3, Robin by Nextbit, CAT S60, Honor 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Next Step In Crime Fighting: Robot Security Guards

Some look like trash cans on wheels, but they could be the next innovation in private security.

Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road

Jones website hack reveals stars' tricky cyber landscape

The hateful hack of comedian Leslie Jones' personal website reveals the tricky cyber landscape celebrities tread and murky legal protections for personal digital content

Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality _ in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park

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Digitize your handwriting and drawing

Turn your handwriting into text or your drawings into digital pictures with these devices and apps.

Revolutionizing the fight against drowning

Tech Take: Kingii founder Tom Agapiades on how he set out to create a new flotation device that provided more comfort than traditional life vests and inflatables

The Latest: Russian convicted of hacking into US businesses

The lawyer representing the Russian man convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses said after the verdict was read that he plans to appeal

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing users' phone numbers with Facebook, its parent company

Why the EU's tax probe of multinationals is raising US ire

The European Union's campaign to crack down on tax avoidance by multinationals has drawn criticism from the U.S., which says it is unfairly targeting American companies

AutoComplete: Mazda recalls 190,000 CX-7 crossovers for suspension failure

Hyundai creates the Voltron of connected-car apps, and Nissan offers free SiriusXM services for three years.

Teen ditches smartphone for flip phone to find peace

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' talks how to 'de-tech' while staying in touch

Amazon starts car research and review site

Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars

UK lawmakers urge social media companies to tackle extremism

British lawmakers are demanding that social media giants do more to tackle sites that promote extremism

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Google Fiber to make cuts, Uber's huge loss, Apple fixes iOS security flaw

Google Fiber's slow growth forces cost cuts, Uber posts a loss of at least $1.27 billion in the first half of 2016 and Apple rolls out a security flaw that was used to target an activist.

Pizza from above: Domino's shows off drone delivery service

Raw video: Pizza chain tests unmanned delivery in New Zealand

Volkswagen, dealers reach tentative deal in cheating scandal

Volkswagen has reached a tentative deal to compensate its U.S. dealers for any loss in the value of their franchise as a result of the company's emissions cheating scandal