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Smartphones 'a treasure trove for hackers,' BBB says

02/22/2013 12:01am
Smartphones may not be as safe as you think, but there are ways of protecting your personal information from being prey to hackers.

Online predators occasionally target online games

02/22/2013 11:13am
Gamers say the online component of multiplayer gaming helps some people socialize by breaking down barriers, because you don't know who the other people are. That's exactly what concerns the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Universe may be destroyed by alternate one due to Higgs Boson, scientist says

02/22/2013 11:47am
The very fabric of the universe may be inherently unstable. So unstable, in fact, that the whole thing could get eaten at the speed of light by the expanding bubble of a boring alternate universe.

'Napping Aggies' spotted, shared across USU campus

02/22/2013 6:49pm
For some reason, it's always funny to catch your friends dozing off. Two Utah State University students have come up with a creative way to spread the humor around in a place notorious for nonchalant nappers: a college campus.

Thousands of Utahns employed in virtual vocations

02/22/2013 10:41pm
The fast-paced and fast-growing video game industry has exploded in Utah over the past decade, bringing with it hundreds of well-paying jobs for a growing pool of talent.