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Feds Order More Earthquake Analysis for Nuke Plants – Including Hanford

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has announced new earthquake study risks for a number of U.S. plants, including the Columbia Generating Station at Hanford.

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Tacoma police using this signal interceptor technology
Tacoma police using this signal interceptor technology (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)
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What Is A Stingray ? Why Is U.S. Justice Reviewing This Tracking Technology?

Unless you follow technology, or are very in-tune with privacy and freedom issues, A Stingray might make you think of the deadly fish in the ocean. But that's not the case here.

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Read fine print before accepting, says new State Privacy Officer
Read fine print before accepting, says new State Privacy Officer (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
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New State Privacy Officer Says “Read Before Clicking I Accept” on Websites

In the wake of the legislature passing a new bill strengthening online consumer protection, the state's new Privacy Officer has some cautions for consumers.

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TV, radio stations get news reporting drones
TV, radio stations get news reporting drones (Photo by Philipp Guelland/Getty Images)
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San Francisco, Portland Get Drones for News Reporters

The announcement is sending waves throughout the media community, and already producing criticism from privacy advocates.

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Dad Finds Perfect Way to Stop Kids From Checking Their Phones

If you're like the rest of the breathing population, then you are probably a slave to your smartphone.

In this clever short film called Pass the Salt, one dad decides to turn the tables on his kids, who are way too involved in their phones to pay him any mind while they share what should be a nice family meal.

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Humanoid Robot Is More Human Than Human (And Totally Eerie)

When the machines take over, you may remember this as a pivotal moment.

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New data breach law signed into effect in Washington state
New data breach law signed into effect in Washington state (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Signs Data Breach Protection Law

A new, tougher, data breach protection law was signed Thursday by Gov. Inslee. It adds new protections for Washington consumers.

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Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain
Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain (Newhouse photo)
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Rep. Newhouse Tours Yucca Mtn Nuclear Repository – Moves to Revive Project

In the wake of the Obama Administration abruptly terminating the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository,  a number of Congressional legislators are stepping up the process to get it re-opened, and refunded. Rep. Dan Newhouse and others toured the facility recently, and an updated report is expected on efforts to reopen it.

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Microsoft to stop updates, tech support for Windows 2003 products this summer
Microsoft to stop updates, tech support for Windows 2003 products this summer (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Big Microsoft Program Changes Coming This Summer – Watch Out!

We talked with our Local Expert on computers, George Hefter of TCT Computer Solutions recently, about a BIG change coming with Microsoft programs this summer. And it's not a positive one.  As of July, updates and tech support will stop for several programs that are utilized in at least 30 million computers across the U.S. and world - most of them business related, but some in home systems as well.

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Did You See the Vein Light? Give Them the Nobel Prize RIGHT NOW! [VIDEO]

I was a paramedic for years and stuck a lot of people with needles. Nothing's worse that having to stick someone over and over because you can't find the vein. Now there are new products like VeinLite and VeinViewer that make the veins black on the green or red light! This is AWESOME!

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