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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.

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.

Did 'Sexually Graphic Photos' Lead to WhatsApp Suspension?

PERSONAL TECH | By Stan Lehman | Feb 27
A judge says he has ordered the suspension of the globally popular instant messaging system WhatsApp across Brazil because it has allegedly failed to help in an investigation.

News Guide: FCC 'Net Neutrality' Vote and What it Means

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
What "net neutrality" means and what is likely to happen next.

Barnes & Noble to Keep Nook Digital Business After All

PERSONAL TECH | Feb 27
Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores into a single company separate from its retail operations.

Nation's Internet Vulnerability Exposed by Vandalism

PERSONAL TECH | By Felicia Fonseca | Feb 27
Computers, cellphones and landlines were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions - all because of a vandal in Arizona.