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Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.

For Sundance Hits, Theatrical Still Rules Over VOD

By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 29
After the $40 million digital release of "The Interview," video-on-demand may seem like all the rage. Particularly for independent films, VOD is seen by some as a better pathway to moviegoers than trying to lure them to theaters.

4chan Founder to Retire From Site He Started at Age 15

Jan 29
The founder of the popular, if at times notorious, online message board 4chan is retiring as the site's administrator.

AP Interview: Iraq 'Sleeper Cells' Fight Islamic State Group

By Sameer N. Yacoub | Jan 28
"Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The Associated Press.

Taking a Test Drive in a 3D-Printed Car

Jan 28
Taking a test drive in a 3D-printed car It may sound far-fetched, but a driveable vehicle made almost entirely in a 3D printer is in development. The inventors showed it off at the North American Auto Show in Detroit.

Google Nixes Gay Slurs From Translate

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28
Google will scrub out Google Translate's gay slur synonym suggestions for the word "gay" thanks to a 51,000 petition created by LGBT group All Out.

Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 27
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math. U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA.

Malaysia Air Site Hacked, Customer Data Appears Online

By Kelvin Chan | Jan 27
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Secret Service Finds Drone on White House Grounds

Jan 27
The Secret Service is investigating how a small drone wound up on the southeast grounds. Officials are stressing that there is no threat to the first family. Bill Plante reports.

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