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Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 at 05:57 PM EDT

Why Data Privacy Could Unite Red and Blue America

Why Data Privacy Could Unite Red and Blue America

In a country divided on policy, politics and culture, concerns about privacy emerge as something of a great uniter, Simmons data suggest. Americans of all stripes share a feeling of helplessness when they...

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 06:23 PM EDT

Facebook CEO Didn't Have All the Answers for Congress

Facebook CEO Didn't Have All the Answers for Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg often came across as one of the smartest people in the room as he jousted with U.S. lawmakers demanding to know how and why his company peers into the lives of its 2.2 billion users....

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 03:29 PM EDT

How Facebook Ads Target You

How Facebook Ads Target You

If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could. Trying to pitch your boutique bed and breakfast to a 44-year-old "trendy mom" who lives in Seattle, leans...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 08:42 AM EDT

The Best Tax Prep Software for Your Financial Situation

The Best Tax Prep Software for Your Financial Situation

Whether it’s to save money or for the challenge, millions of Americans prefer to prepare their tax returns themselves — with help from some do-it-yourself computer software. Consumer Reports released its annual...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 06:24 AM EDT

Driverless Cars Give Hope to Blind — Are Automakers Onboard?

Driverless Cars Give Hope to Blind — Are Automakers Onboard?

In 2012, Steve Mahan, who is blind, climbed into the driver's seat of a self-driving car and rolled up to the drive-thru of a Taco Bell in a video that's been viewed more than 8 million times online. The piece,...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 11:14 AM EDT

'Are You Human': Internet Pokes Zuckerberg at Hearings

'Are You Human': Internet Pokes Zuckerberg at Hearings

"Are you a human?" That's what the internet is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after his appearance Tuesday in front of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees to answer for the Cambridge Analytica...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 04:16 PM EDT

Bitcoin Surges Above $8,000, Then Loses Some Ground

Bitcoin Surges Above $8,000, Then Loses Some Ground

Bitcoin surged Thursday more than 17 percent in a sudden move to above $8,000 at one point, according to trading on Coinbase. The cryptocurrency hit a high of $8,011 on Coinbase. Trading was volatile and...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 07:41 AM EDT

NASA Set to Launch Galactic Scout to Prowl for Planets

NASA Set to Launch Galactic Scout to Prowl for Planets

Look up at the sky tonight. Every star you see — plus hundreds of thousands, even millions more — will come under the intense stare of NASA's newest planet hunter. Set to lift off early next week, the Tess...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 01:58 PM EDT

Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers, Add 911 Button

Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers, Add 911 Button

Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe. The move announced...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 07:50 PM EDT

Is Facebook Regulation 'Inevitable'? Not So Fast

Is Facebook Regulation 'Inevitable'? Not So Fast

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told lawmakers that regulation of his company is "inevitable," but still came to Capitol Hill prepared to defend against proposals he thought went too far. He rarely had to. After...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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