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Facebook privacy hoaxes prey on your fears -- again

The social network's users are being inundated with messages that their Facebook privacy concerns can be assuaged by reposting a legal-sounding statement or signing up for a paid monthly subscription.

By September 28, 2015


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


Smart energy tech can save you more than money

Whole-home energy monitors ensure that you're never in the dark when it comes to your usage.

By August 5, 2015


That next-gen antenna? It may be printed right onto your shirt

Using an exotic form of carbon called graphene, researchers print antennas on paper and other materials with a process that could bring network links to many cheap devices.

By May 19, 2015


What Windows 10 means for Windows Phone? Less than you'd expect

Windows 10 on smartphones will look a little cleaner and behave a little better than before, but the biggest changes Microsoft made to its all-in-one OS come from the phone, not the other way around.

By January 21, 2015


That privacy notice you're posting to Facebook? It won't work

Users of the world's largest social network are once again falling for a hoax "notice" to copyright their content.

By December 2, 2014


Reddit's tidy AMA app debuts for Android users

The app tries to clear up the infamous clutter of Reddit's Ask Me Anything chats with celebrities and other notables.

By September 4, 2014


Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.

By August 22, 2014


Hey, Microsoft, killing off Nokia X is the right move

Microsoft's decision to axe the bizarre Nokia X "Android" experiment will refocus development to the right place: the Windows Phone OS.

By July 17, 2014


FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014