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Chevy Makes the Best of Exec's Nervous Speech

By Tom Krisher | Nov 1
Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors. He committed a nationally televised, major-league blooper while presenting pickup truck keys to the World Series MVP.


FBI Chief: Important for Gov. to Access Citizens Phone Data

By Ken Dilanian | Sep 27
The FBI director criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.…

Personal Technology

Disturbing Video Captures Catcalls Women Face in New York

Oct 31
A hidden camera video offers a disturbing look at the harassment some women face when they walk down the street. Vinita Nair reports on what the makers of the video hope to achieve.

Microsoft Unveils Fitness Gadget, Health Tracking

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 31
Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Apple Pay a Success

By Brandon Bailey | Oct 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

Lewis: Basic Structure of Stock Market is "Insane"

Oct 30
Michael Lewis, author of "Liar's Poker" and "Moneyball," says it's shocking how investors understand so little about how the stock market works.

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Video Games

Judge Tosses Ex-Dictator's Suit Against Activision

By Anthony McCartney | Oct 29
Disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit over his inclusion in a 2012 "Call of Duty" video game has been dismissed by a judge who determined the game's use of his likeness is protected by the First Amendment.

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Science

Molten Lava Flow Closes in on Hawaiian Homes

Oct 31
The lava flow is less than 100 yards from a home in Pahoa, on the Big Island of Hawaii, where the government is promising to help the dozens of people who will need to evacuate in the coming days. Mileka Lincoln of Hawaii affiliate KGMB reports.

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