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Boeing's 'Black' smartphone will deactivate if tampered with

The aerospace and defense company releases a covert spy-phone that can identify attempted disassembly and trigger functions to delete data and software -- therefore, making the device inoperable.

By February 26, 2014

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Firefox to deactivate most plug-ins by default

The Aurora test version of Firefox won't load browser plug-ins, such as Silverlight and QuickTime, unless the user grants permission. Flash is the exception.

By September 25, 2013

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Google Glass may deactivate if you sell it, hits £60,000 on eBay

A Google Glass owner yanked his high-tech specs from eBay when he learned Google can kill the gadget -- despite offers of £60,000.

By April 18, 2013

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Samsung takes on Apple, IBM partnership -- by itself

The Korean electronics giant launches a new services offering that will help business customers do everything from make tech purchases to troubleshoot security problems.

By October 7, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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Worst things about Facebook

Five things you hate about Facebook, but not enough to deactivate your account.

By May 16, 2014

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Twitter tests Bing translation on Android

As Twitter spreads globally, it makes sense to be able to break down language barriers. But machine translation is hard -- especially in the abbreviated lingo of a tweet.

By May 29, 2014

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10 must-see videos of the week

Five things you hate most about Facebook, virtual reality beyond gaming, and we go hands-on with the best Surface tablet yet.

By May 23, 2014

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How to extend your camera's battery life

Here are some tips to help squeeze out every last bit of juice from your camera's battery pack.

By May 14, 2014

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Optimize your Facebook, Google+, and Twitter accounts

Time to spruce up your social-media accounts! If you don't know when you last changed your password, used one of your connected apps, or even logged in, then it's time to do some cleaning.

By April 17, 2014