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Are your apps acting creepy? New approach to phone security could tip you off

Whether an app is malicious or simply using your data in a way you don't like, phones with a new Qualcomm chip will alert you.

By August 31, 2015


From there to here in pictures

Professional photographers originally dismissed digital as inferior quality. Now, you'd have to pry digital cameras from their cold, dead hands.

By July 16, 2015


Google patches Password Alert after flaw exposed

Just seven lines of code were used to dupe the anti-phishing tool. Google fixed the problem, but a new flaw has apparently been revealed.

By May 1, 2015


Organize and listen to your own music on the cloud

Want to access your music collection wherever you go? Here's a guide on sorting your tunes and choosing a cloud streaming service to suit your needs.

By December 18, 2014


CNN commentators use Microsoft Surface as kickstand for iPads

Keen observers notice that what seemed like Surfaces on the surface actually held up iPads. CNN, however, says it had no product-placement deal with Microsoft.

By November 5, 2014


Jimmy Kimmel tops McAfee's list of 'most dangerous celebrities'

In the firm's annual report on the celebrity names most likely to lead to virus-laden pages from Web searches, the late-night host beats out Chelsea Handler and Bruce Springsteen.

By October 1, 2014


Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?

By June 8, 2014


You won't believe what The Onion is launching

Viral, click-baiting headlines are about to get The Onion treatment with ClickHole, an Upworthy-inspired satire site.

By May 5, 2014


Google's 9/11 doodle and other Onion fakes dupe Facebook users

Obama's hidden son, Neil Armstrong's space sherpa, and an iPhone adorned with the N-word are just a few of the Onion stories that Facebook users have bought hook, line, and sinker.

By October 3, 2012


200M consumer records exposed in Experian security lapse

Smooth words and a fake identity gave one man the power to compromise millions of private financial records belonging to US consumers.

By March 11, 2014