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Keller @ Large: What Is A ‘Jerk’ Exactly?

This burning question comes up as we read about claims by the Federal Trade Commission that a locally-based website, jerk.com, broke federal law.

04/08/2014

A 'paper wallet' is seen beside a Bitcoin ATM at South Station February 20, 2014. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: What Is Bitcoin?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu explores the risks of Bitcoin.

02/21/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Pandora Launches Targeted Political Ads

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at Pandora’s new ads that will allow political campiagns to target specific groups of people.

02/20/2014

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Facebook Adds 50 New Options For ‘Gender’ In Profiles

Facebook announced Thursday that its 159 million U.S. users now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their profiles. The social media giant has been working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups to expand the choices beyond male and female. The result: a “custom” option that lets users pick from about 50 terms, including transsexual, androgynous and intersex.

02/13/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: New Device Helps Your Boss Spy On You

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at the “business microscope.”

02/07/2014

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Boston Company Builds Gaming App For Children’s Health

A Boston company has developed a game designed to help kids with asthma, one of the most common chronic illnesses among children.

WBZ-TV–02/06/2014

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Facebook Barrels Ahead On 10th Anniversary

It has been 10 years since a Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg created a website called Thefacebook.com to let his classmates find their friends online.

02/04/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Report Finds Gov’t. Computers At Risk

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu says the federal government is in the Stone Age when it comes to cyber security.

02/04/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

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Yahoo! Email Account Passwords Stolen

Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo’s email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information.

01/31/2014

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High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.

2011 FIRST Robotics Competition

High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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Notable Inventions By M.I.T. Grads

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation for a reason.

A receptionist robot, produced by Japan’s robot maker Kokoro smiles during a demonstration at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo on Nov. 25, 2009. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics […]

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