@cnntech Staples hack exposes 1.2 million credit cards via @Jose_Pagliery http://t.co/xb4uJwluQs http://t.co/0fxkFXXQH4

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@cnntech President: "We cannot have a society in which some dictator... can start imposing censorship here." http://t.co/3g3VtPcI9g #SonyHack

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@cnntech What’s the future of #Bitcoin? See what our Twitter chat panel had to say: http://t.co/KNNJ0gHaTf http://t.co/sBEIz5zUpw

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@cnntech Why North Korea's attack should leave every company scared stiff http://t.co/4jSPZ6q4G2 via @Jose_Pagliery http://t.co/WrbT1qnNNR

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@cnntech 10 tech products that died in 2014 http://t.co/tEOxhI4p2W via @gwenguns, @talyellin, & @DavidGoldmanCNN http://t.co/NFa2Z6DL0V

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@cnntech The heart of the Internet has been hacked http://t.co/0bovMYD3w2 via @AlannaPetroff http://t.co/Ro1nDHo7tU

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@cnntech Justin Bieber just lost 3.5 million Instagram followers http://t.co/NXfuEhYCeG via @AaronSmithCNN http://t.co/iJwmHmFZ2h

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Major Hollywood studios have led a quiet campaign with Mississippi's attorney general to slam Google with lawsuits for linking to illegal content. Now Google is striking back. FULL STORY

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By Peter Shadbolt, for CNN

Filed under: Innovation

The heart of the Internet has been hacked CNNMoney.com

The all-powerful but little-known organization that administers all global website domain names has been hacked. FULL STORY

Alanna Petroff

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Justin Bieber just lost 3.5 million Instagram followers CNNMoney.com

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Uber agrees to temporarily suspend service in Portland CNNMoney.com

Uber is standing down for the next three months in Portland, just one of the cities where it has run into trouble. FULL STORY

Katie Lobosco

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Activists plan to drop 'Interview' DVDs in North Korea CNNMoney.com

Sony pulled its controversial film "The Interview" after public threats, but one activist group hopes it can drop copies of the film into North Korea from the sky. FULL STORY

Laurie Segall

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The future of Bitcoin: live Twitter chat today

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By Charlotte Lytton, for CNN

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Antiquated visa policies could be the downfall of the U.S. tech boom. That's the warning that Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is sounding. FULL STORY

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Engineers are working on super batteries to extend the range of electric cars by hundreds of miles. FULL STORY

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Sensors let Alzheimer's patients stay at home, safely
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