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FBI shuts down online drug market Silk Road

The FBI has shut down the online drug bazaar Silk Road and arrested the man who they say created it.

Download Red Cross Hurricane App for lifesaving info as Karen develops

As Tropical Storm Karen moves north across the Gulf of Mexico, the American Red Cross encourages people to download the new Hurricane App to get instant access to hurricane safety steps and weather alerts for areas in the path of the storm.

Five problems with iOS 7, and how to fix them

The new version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7, was released September 18 to mostly positive reviews.

Candy Crush game creator preps for IPO

The U.K. company behind the wildly popular online game Candy Crush Saga is preparing for a stock market listing. London-based King has filed for an initial public offering in New York, said a source familiar with the deal.

NASA on shutdown: 'Sort it out, humans'

Leave it to NASA to give us some perspective -- about 9.5 billion miles worth -- on the unpopular shutdown of the U.S. government.

Apple passes Coke as world's 'top brand'

Move over, Coke. It looks like Apple is the real thing. The tech giant has ended Coca-Cola's 13-year run as the world's most valuable brand on a highly regarded annual list.

Internet security experts expect criminals to take advantage of confusion with Affordable Healthcare Act

The rollout this week of a big chunk of the Affordable Healthcare Act has internet security experts on edge.

Bill Gates: Control-Alt-Delete a mistake

If you pressed Control-Alt-Delete to log on before reading this, Bill Gates says he's sorry.

How good is the iPhone 5S camera?

Very soon, you will be sick of slow-motion videos. They will fill up your Facebook, Instagram and Vine feeds.

The Kindle's live, human, screen-controlling tech support

One of the oddest features in the new Kindle Fire tablets is decidedly retro: a button that summons a human tech support representative on your screen.

The death of the home stereo system

For many years, it was a rite of fall.

The device that could change the Internet

Depending whom you ask, Chad Russell and Charles Butkus' invention is either a step forward for the Internet -- or a death knell for free content.

Study: 15 percent of U.S. adults are not online

Yes, they exist. And there might be more of them than you think.

Google search turns 15, gets a makeover

With Google Glass, a new quest to cure death and driverless cars, it can be easy to forget what Google's primary business is: search.

Samsung to make curved smartphone

Samsung plans to introduce a smartphone with a curved display screen, an executive of the South Korean company said Wednesday.