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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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Block Android apps from phoning home without your permission

The free NoRoot Firewall prevents nearly all connections to and from your Android phone until you expressly allow the app to access your Wi-Fi or cell network.

By February 7, 2014

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Ancient parchment's secrets revealed through DNA

A history of agriculture is locked away in centuries worth of documents from the British Isles -- if you know how to find it.

By December 9, 2014

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How to add a battery gauge to Windows 8's Start screen

You can add one in the form of a live tile, but it's a little tricky. Here's how!

By December 10, 2014

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Amazon urges US to let its drones take flight

The company has been testing drone deliveries in the UK and says that it will expand that research in the country if the US government doesn't loosen its grip on test flights.

By December 9, 2014

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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.

By December 9, 2014

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How to avoid getting hacked when shopping online

The hectic shopping season isn't just about finding perfect gifts. It's also prime time for identity thieves to snag your info. Here's five tips from security experts on staying safe online.

By December 16, 2014

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014