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Hand-Delivered Hacking: Malicious USBs Left in Mailboxes

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Sep 26
There are signs that cybercriminals are experimenting with hand-delivery of malware to people's homes.

To Reach Millennials, Clinton Reserves Digital Ad Time

PERSONAL TECH | By Catherine Lucey | Sep 26
Hillary Clinton is reserving $30 million in digital advertising as she seeks to connect with young voters.

Waze Sets Out to Eliminate 'Tunnel Blindness' on Mobile Maps

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Sep 25
The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." It's trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps don't lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels.

Samsung Suffers Backlash in China Over Smartphone Response

CORPORATE | By Joe McDonald | Sep 25
Potential damage to its image threatens to disrupt Samsung's efforts to use the Note 7 to propel faster growth in a crowded Chinese market where it has slipped to sixth place.

Google Allo Chat App is Smart, but Enough to Break Through?

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jasdanun | Sep 25
Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats - a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation.

No Longer Invite-Only, 'Robo-Cars' Offered to Singaporeans

AUTO NEWS | By Annabelle Liang | Sep 24
Autonomous vehicle software startup nuTonomy has made rides on its self-driving taxis available to the general public in Singapore for free, expanding a first-in-the world run that was initially invitation-only.

Top Democrats Say They've Concluded That Russia Behind Hacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Deb Reichmann | Sep 24
The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a "serious and concerted effort" to influence the U.S. presidential election.

Congress Fights for Consumers' Right to Leave Bad Reviews

PERSONAL TECH | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 24
Legislation in Congress would ensure that customers who want to post negative reviews on websites like Yelp or TripAdvisor can do so without legal repercussions.

How the TV Show 'Mr. Robot' Won the Prize for Hacker Realism

TELEVISION | By Bree Fowler | Sep 24
Finally, the computer hackers of the world have a TV show they can call their own.

Samsung Says Replacements Available for Recalled Note 7

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Sep 23
Samsung says new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be available in U.S. stores starting Wednesday to replace about 1 million devices that are being recalled because their batteries can catch fire.

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