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Robo-Calls Could Be Stealing Your Identity [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Federal Trade Commission says robo-calls are the number one consumer complaint they receive, and these types of calls are on the rise. Experts warn that this kind of call is an early step in a phone fraud scheme that can lead to identity theft. Here's how it works.

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Could Hackers ‘Take Control’ of Your New Connected Car?

More and more we are seeing vehicles on the road that are referred to as "connected," or having direct internet and other digital access.  Whether it's built-in wifi, or other internet features to assist the GPS, performance and other features, the fear of getting hacked as grown considerably.  Especially after recently, two computer experts were able to "take control" of a Jeep Cherokee while their test driver was speeding down the road at 70 miles per hour!

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Rep. Newhouse Asks Citizens Opinion on Iran Nuke Deal, Take The Poll Yourself

Rep. Dan Newhouse, as we reported earlier this month, is looking over the Iran nuke deal very carefully, and wants to make sure he is familiar with every aspect of this controversial plan. It would basically allow Iran to continue it's enrichment program, and actually (according to many critics) would decrease their accountability and oversight.

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WA AG wants call block capability added to cellphones
WA AG wants call block capability added to cellphones (Photo Illustration by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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WA Attorney General Wants Call-Block Technology Added to Cellphones

No word on what cost it might incur for consumers, but on the surface, we agree with this idea.

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Self-Driving Lawnmower Is Brilliant — Or Is It?

Who needs super high-tech gadgetry to make life easier?

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Nuclear Submarine Base Secretly Steals Money From Washington State

Kitsap County on the west side of Puget Sound is home to the third largest naval base in the country, which accounts for half the county’s economy. That’s a lot of weight to throw around, and now the Navy is doing it… but secretly.

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5 Things That Didn’t Live Up to the Hype

With amazing new gadgets introduced every year, it's fun to guess which ones have "sticking power." I can't believe how excited we got about some things that just never made it.

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Blast Off With This Mind-Blowing Timelapse of World’s Most Powerful Rocket Engine Being Built

Perhaps the only thing more amazing than watching a rocket soar through the sky is watching its engine being put together.

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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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