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Photograph by Julian Stratenschulte/AP Photo

Forget the Batphone. Here Comes the Merkelphone

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is getting a new phone. In fact, she’s buying almost 10,000 of them, for something in the neighborhood of $31 million. This summer, the German government will get the first of about 9,600 hack-proof handsets. The...

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The Inner Balance app coaches you through breathing exercises designed to reduce stress.

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The Inner Balance app coaches you through breathing exercises designed to reduce stress.

Inner Balance Promises Stress Relief for IPhoners: Rich Jaroslovsky

In a classic “Seinfeld” episode, George’s father adopts what’s supposed to be a stress-reduction technique. Except that, instead of reciting it softly to himself, he bellows to the rafters: “Serenity now!” The Inner Balance Trainer is a $99 device from...

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

Three Websites That Will Last 100 Years: Yuri Milner Predicts

Yuri Milner, the Russian investor whose early bet on Facebook made him a billionaire, thinks three websites will endure for 100 years. Not surprisingly, the world’s largest social network was one of them. The other two he named are Google...

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Mozilla’s Fox Tries to Steal Spotlight and Outrun Google’s Android

While many European technology companies have pared back their presence at this week’s Mobile World Congress, Silicon Valley’s Mozilla is leaving a noticeably bigger footprint. The maker of the popular Firefox web browser sent about a hundred employees — which...

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The control room at Exelon Corp.'s Limerick nuclear power generating station in Pennsylvania.

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The control room at Exelon Corp.'s Limerick nuclear power generating station in Pennsylvania.

Control-Systems Bugs Jump After Stuxnet Nuclear Plant Attack

Control systems are a dream for hackers and Hollywood script-writers. They run power plants, dams, train lines and traffic lights — and they’re becoming more vulnerable to attacks that can inflict spectacular, physical destruction. According to research released today by...

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings still hasn't recovered from a series of past mistakes that he attributed to "arrogance."

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings still hasn't recovered from a series of past mistakes that he attributed to "arrogance."

Netflix Still ‘on Probation’ With Customers, Hastings Says

More than a year after triggering a cyber-revolt among his subscribers, Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said he’s only halfway to redemption. “You might say we’re on probation at this point, so we’re out of jail,” Hastings said during...

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