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Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

Google Grilled in Congress: What's Ahead for Tech Companies

By Joyce Rosenberg |
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to educate staffers about...

Artificial Intelligence's Rise Exposes Gaping Gender Gap

Artificial Intelligence's Rise Exposes Gaping Gender Gap

By Matt O'Brien | Dec 15
The challenges of making the technology industry a more welcoming place for women are numerous, especially in the booming field of artificial intelligence.

Scary Warming at Poles Showing Up at Weird Times, Places

Scary Warming at Poles Showing Up at Weird Times, Places

By Seth Borenstein | Dec 15
Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth's polar regions at times they don't expect, like winter, and in places they don't expect, like eastern Antarctica.

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

By Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke | Dec 15
Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.

Skip Fights About Digital Devices over the Holidays — Instead, Let Them Bring Your Family Together

Skip Fights About Digital Devices over the Holidays — Instead, Let Them Bring Your Family Together

By Sheila R. Cotten | Dec 15
Older adults, who are often lonely and socially isolated, can look forward to reconnecting with family and friends during the holidays. However, when technology enters the picture, gatherings may not be quite so positive.

Can Astronomy Explain the Biblical Star of Bethlehem?

Can Astronomy Explain the Biblical Star of Bethlehem?

By David Weintraub | Dec 15
Bright stars top Christmas trees in Christian homes around much of the world. Is the star's biblical description a pious fiction, or does it contain some astronomical truth?