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Will Apple's Digital Wallet Kill the Card Swipe?

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
So-called contactless payment isn't new, but with its presence on millions of iPhones and its advanced security features, Apple Pay could be the service that leads to widespread adoption of the digital wallet.

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

Viral Vids :: Giant Spider Dog Prank Terrifies People

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 15
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including why one skateboarder loves helmets, some high-flying slam dunks and a girl's solo rendition of Michael Jackson. Plus, a Polish prankster puts his dog in a spider costume.

Intervention Before Diagnosis Could Erase Autism Symptoms

SCIENCE | Sep 15
Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week's top medical news, including new developments in treating childhood autism and a rare respiratory illness spreading among children.

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover self-portrait.

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Finally at Mount Sharp

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 15
NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. The space agency announced that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago.

Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, talks with an Assemblyman at the Legislature in Carson City, Nev.

First 2 Bills in Tesla Deal Sail Through Assembly

PERSONAL TECH | By Scott Sonner | Sep 12
The first two bills designed to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada sailed through the Assembly unanimously as one lawmaker called the project the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam.

4 Reasons Shoppers Will Shrug Off Home Depot Hack

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 12
Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. The nation's largest home-improvement chain confirmed a theft that could have gone back as far as April.

Gay Matchmaking Game 'Dandy' Comes to US Market

VIDEO GAMES | By EDGE | Sep 12
Online Buddies, parent company of the world's leading gay dating site, Manhunt.net, and Jack'd, the most popular social dating app among young gay men, today announced the acquisition of the gay mobile app Dandy.

Tech Expert Weighs in on Apple Watch and New iPhones

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 11
At its highly anticipated annual event Tuesday, Apple released the long-awaited Apple Watch along with two new iPhones. A new payment processing system was among the other highlights.

Eating Fish Can Help Women Prevent Hearing Loss

Sep 11
According to researchers in Boston, women who eat fish at least twice per week have a 20 percent lower risk of hearing loss. Plus, the American Heart Association says that gaining just five pounds can raise blood pressure.

Hornet lets you meet hot guys and stay safe

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.