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 This Sept. 15, 2014, photo shows part of the HealthCare,gov Website in Washington.

Government Hackers Try to Crack HealthCare.gov

The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability - but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's security features...



  • In this May 14, 2014 file photo, a row of Google self-driving cars are shown outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Self-Driving Cars Now Need a Permit in California

    Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around...

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, the iPhone 6, at left, and iPhone 6 plus are shown next to each other during a new product release in Cupertino, Calif. Apple: Record 4M Orders of iPhones on 1st Day

    Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and throughout September, but many won't be delivered until October, Apple said...

  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple Pay product in Cupertino, Calif. Will Apple's Digital Wallet Kill the Card Swipe?

    Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. The service, which will work both with iPhones and Apple's new Watch...

  • 23andMe logo. 23andMe CEO Navigates Health Regulation

    No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based company seemed to have every strategic advantage: millions in startup cash, celebrity endorsements, and a chief executive married to one of the co-founders of Google...

  • France Bristles as Netflix Advances in Europe

    Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants Netflix to invest heavily in French productions...