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pew/internet survey

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Hip to Heartbleed: 39% of users took steps to protect themselves

A Pew Research study also found that 29 percent of Internet users believe their personal information is at risk, while 6 percent of users believe their information was swiped.

By April 30, 2014

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​How to find the positive in negative comments

The key to benefiting from online criticism is to ignore the trolls, acknowledge legitimate gripes, and realize the value of opposing viewpoints.

By April 30, 2014

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Google’s fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion

The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.

By April 30, 2014

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Personal data theft jumps from 11% to 18% in six months

Social Security numbers, credit card and bank account information, and other private data are being stolen at a rapidly rising rate, according to a Pew Research study.

By April 14, 2014

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Internet now used by 87% of American adults, says poll

While its no surprise that most Americans use the Internet, Pew Research says 68 percent of them now hop online through phones and tablets.

By February 27, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: MWC is through and Tesla plans a 'gigafactory'

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By February 28, 2014

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Survey: Most teens take steps to protect their privacy (podcast)

Even though teenagers are sharing more information than before, a Pew study finds that "few teens embrace a fully public approach to social media." The study also looks at which social networks teens use the most.

By May 21, 2013

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Date online? You're probably a sexter too

Sexting is on the rise, and cell owners who use online dating sites are the most likely to send, receive, and forward sexts.

By February 11, 2014

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Twitter beware -- Instagram's the really hot property

Twitter and Instagram appeal to the same audience and are used by a similar percentage of online adults, says a new Pew Research survey.

By December 30, 2013