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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Android app shows how revealing phone metadata can be

To learn what the NSA can glean from metadata, Stanford students developed Metaphone, an app that analyzes phone records. How sensitive was the uncovered info? CNET's Sumi Das reports.

By May 29, 2014

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Remove metadata from Office files, PDFs, and images

Make sure you're not communicating more than you intend to when sharing files and uploading images by excising some of the data about your data.

By May 16, 2014

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What does your smartphone metadata say about you?

A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.

By March 13, 2014

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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

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How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Here is how to wipe your personal data from a mobile device the right way before trading up to a new model.

By November 25, 2014

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iPad apps for editing your photos like a pro

After reviewing Pixelmator for iPad, I wanted to see how it stacked up against its biggest competitors in the photo-editing category.

By November 20, 2014

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Adobe offers Apple Aperture photos a new home: Lightroom

Apple pulled the plug on Aperture in June. Now Adobe offers a way to slurp photos into its competing Lightroom software.

By October 16, 2014

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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014

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Apple transparency reports allude to Patriot Act demands

A "warrant canary" stating that Apple has "never received an order" under the Patriot Act is missing from its latest two reports -- suggesting such demands have been made.

By September 18, 2014