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Facebook Adds New Gender Option For Users: Fill in the Blank

By Mark Mendoza | Feb 26
Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.

Second Los Angeles Hospital Reports 'Superbug' Infections

SCIENCE | Mar 5
A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Massive Tax Scam: Thieves Posing as IRS Agents

There's a new alert about a massive scam involving criminals posing as IRS agents. The people behind the scam are calling at least 10,000 Americans every week, and federal investigators say they are absolutely ruthless.

The Special Art of Sound Effects

Marko Costanzo is what is called a Foley artist - someone who reproduces sounds for movies and television that microphones barely pick up when they're recording dialogue.

Samsung's New Mobile Pay: Here's What's We Know

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 4
Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced they will come with mobile-pay capabilities.

Visa, MasterCard Moving into Mobile Pay in Africa

PERSONAL TECH | By Ken Sweet | Mar 4
Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to get a slice of that market.