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Oscar-nominated composer Thomas Newman — whose credits include animated films like Finding Nemo and Wall-E to classic dramas like The Shawshank Redemption — kicks off our "Scoring the Screen" series with Robert Siegel.
President Obama to called the Sony Pictures hack as an act of "cyber vandalism." Robert Siegel talks to Alan Friedman, co-author of the book, Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, about that decision.
Los Aldeanos. Aldo Rodriguez (Left) and "El B" (Right.)...
An AP report accuses USAID of infiltrating Cuba's nascent hip-hop scene several years ago. Now that Cuba-U.S. relations have officially begun to thaw, what is the future of programs like these?
More than a quarter of the victims of financial fraud are over 60....
The holidays are a time for giving — and for scams that prey on altruism, particularly among older adults. But several products on the market are designed to help fight fraud that targets seniors.
Startup Better Finance is offering lease-to-own programs for high-end smartp...
A new startup focuses on offering loans for the purchase of top-of-the-line smartphones. But what seem like deals come with hefty markups.
In what Internet monitors described as one of the worst North Korean network failures in years, the country went completely dark on Monday after days of unstable connectivity.