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Photo by Flickr user USBMemoryDirect.com USB devices, commonly used to copy, store and share data, have also been known as a prime place to carry malware, or malicious software, from one computer to another. But that’s not the end of the story:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioSTEPHEN FEE: Gail Davis is 52-years-old and lives on Chicago’s South Side. Every day she prepares lunch for her 82-year-old mother who suffered a stroke and is now stricken with dementia. Gail is her mom’s primary...
Clockwise: Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. This space is often taken up with doom and gloom, as we watch Washington and...
Wildfires can destroy thousands of acres quickly. A gust of wind can quickly push the fire in another direction. But firefighters may be able to get the jump on wildfires with new technology. University of California San Diego computer scientists...
CIA Director John Brennan. Photo courtesy of CIA News & Information via Wikimedia CommonsWASHINGTON — For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of...
Tens of thousands of immigrants, many of them minors, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. Speaker John Boehner delayed Congress’ summer recess, so that House...