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Luxury Fashion Takes On Fitness Technology

PERSONAL TECH | By Leanne Italie | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

The Data Brokers :: Selling Your Personal Information

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 26
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight.

TiVo to Make Version for Those Without Cable

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 26
Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters. The TiVo Roamio OTA will cost $50, compared with $200 for the regular model.

Sony Network Hacked, Exec's Flight Diverted

PERSONAL TECH | By David Koenig, Yuri Kageyama | Aug 26
Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.

2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

Infiniti SUV: Luxury in Seven Seats

PERSONAL TECH | By Ann M. Job | Aug 25
Families who need a vehicle with three rows of seats have a new, roomy and plush sport utility choice this year that's high in government fuel economy ratings, Infiniti's 2014 QX60 Hybrid SUV.

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Is Accused Killer Using Social Media to Stay Ahead of the Law?

PERSONAL TECH | By AP | Aug 23
Ramsey County authorities say the man suspected of shooting and killing his former lover early last week is likely relying on social media to find shelter while on the run from authorities.

Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

PERSONAL TECH | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.

Retailers Beware: Virus May Lurk in Cash Registers

PERSONAL TECH | By Alicia A. Caldwell and Jeff Horowitz | Aug 23
More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.

'Dancing Sondheim' :: New App for iPhone

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Aug 23
"Dancing Sondheim" - a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim - will be released September 1, 2014.

Juliet Brett and Jack Dilday in front of pool at the Boatslip for "In the Summer House"

Free Guide to Follow in Tennessee Williams' Footsteps

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Aug 22
To further explore Provincetown and to learn about Tennessee Williams, a Festival is offering the public a Free Guide To "Follow in Tennessee Williams' Footsteps," some of the places Williams lived and hung out with his friends.

B&N, Samsung Unveil Reading-Focused Nook Tablet

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Aug 22
Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.