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Mozilla plans permission toggles in Firefox OS

Firefox OS phone owners will be able to flip app permissions on and off at will in a far-future version of the browser-based mobile operating system.

By August 26, 2014

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Edit Google account permissions from an Android device

It's easy to forget how many apps and services you've granted access to your Google account. Luckily, you can monitor it from an Android device.

By June 9, 2014

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Supreme Court debates police permission to search cell phones

Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.

By April 29, 2014

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Reddit clamps down on 'involuntary pornography'

A privacy update means people whose private photos have been posted on Reddit without their consent can have them removed.

By February 25, 2015

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Net Fix: 8 burning questions about Net neutrality

With the FCC set to vote this week on new rules governing the Internet, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about complicated, but critical, issue.

By February 24, 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face

The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

By February 20, 2015

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​Visa says new app will cut credit-card travel troubles

Fraud detection systems can lock accounts when people travel, but location-sensing smartphone software now can help approve a legitimate transaction.

By February 13, 2015

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Edward Snowden talks 'Citizenfour' with Poitras, Greenwald

New York Times columnist David Carr, in his final public appearance, hosted a reunion of sorts with Snowden, protagonist of the film "Citizenfour," as well as director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald.

By February 13, 2015

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Untangling your digital life (while embracing it)

As we're bombarded with emails, tweets and status updates, it's easy to feel like slaves to the gadgets in our lives. The advantages of being connected are great, but you don't have to be trapped in the clutches of connectivity.

By February 13, 2015

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How to assign a 'legacy contact' in Facebook

Better safe than sorry: give someone you trust the keys to your profile page in case the worst happens.

By February 12, 2015