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Federal funding and new tech are speeding efforts to digitize America's medical practices. But are they ready to forge into a paperless existence? CNET News' Ina Fried documents the trials and tribulations. Walk though a typical Kaiser Permanente doctor's office or hospital, and you...

Alongside the explosive growth of online video over the last six years, time spent on social networks surpassed that for e-mail for the first time in February, signaling a paradigm shift in consumer engagement with the Internet. Skip to next paragraph According to a report released in...

Almost unnoticed amid the revival of stem cell politics this year, progress and peril in the science behind the controversy continues to hum along. Human embryonic stem cells, with their ability to turn into every kind of organ tissue in the body, have tantalized biomedical researchers...

The police generally need a search warrant to enter a person’s home or to listen to phone calls. But courts have been divided on whether the police must obtain a warrant before placing a GPS device on a car. New York State’s highest court ruled...

Halfway into a five-year, $5 million grant to spur entrepreneurship, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has started a host of programs designed to help get students into business. The university has used the money to roll out new initiatives, from an arts enterprise club to a specialized...

When Audrey Spangenberg idly typed “FirePond,” the name of her small software company, into Google this year, she was not happy with what she saw. Her company’s site came up as the top search listing. But just above it, Google showed the ads of competitors that...

A good password can mean the difference between identity safety and identity theft. Unfortunately, too many otherwise intelligent people rely on ridiculously weak passwords, the kind that make hackers rub their hands with glee....