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Minneapolis police don’t play, apparently. A local resident says he was walking by the University of Minnesota, spit on the ground – and was immediately swooped by police.
Social media users beware: Hackers have busted into at least 2 million accounts and stolen passwords at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and other sites, a new report revealed this week.
The effort to get high-speed broadband in every school is getting a boost from the philanthropy of two technology gurus — Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates.
Todd Mills, a visionary who became part of Taco Bell's billion-dollar Doritos Locos Tacos idea, died on Thanksgiving after battling brain cancer. He was 41.
Young people, beware: That drunken selfie on your Facebook page or obscene rant on your Twitter feed could come back to haunt you — by killing your job prospects. So says the country's top military officer.
Finding a $10,000 tip at the end of your shift never hurts. Just ask the 18 workers who have received thousands of dollars in tips as part of a new donation campaign called, “Tips for Jesus."
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said this week that the family feud between his daughters over gay marriage has been "dealt with."
Tony Stewart smoked the field in a fan vote and will grace the cover of the "NASCAR `14" video game.
An ad featuring a Sikh man was defaced with graffiti against Muslims — both inaccurate and inappropriate. Gap responded to outcry on social media.
A fiery car crash north of Los Angeles has killed 40-year-old Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, and one other person in the vehicle.
A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but the Obama administration's controls on photojournalists may say even more about how this White House sees the role of a free press in the digital age, analysts say.
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn't likely to keep out spies.
A fitness guru who sparked a media firestorm weeks ago for posing with her toned abs and three young kids in a pro-exercise photo with the caption, “what’s your excuse?” has now been booted from Facebook for making comments about the growing acceptance of fat — comments deemed “hate speech” by the social media site.
A 34-year-old Australian musician who happens to be a spit-fire doppelganger of North Korea’s Kim-jong Un has unwittingly launched a new career — as an advertisement actor who plays the dictator and sells the likes of hamburgers in Tel Aviv.
A family accused of leaving an anti-gay note in lieu of a tip to a lesbian waitress in New Jersey has produced a credit card statement to show they paid a tip, an NBC affiliate in New York reported.