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wi-fi database

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Viber database

Instead of seeing the support page for the popular messaging app, users see a banner that says, "Dear All Viber Users, the Israeli-based 'Viber' is spying and tracking you."

By July 23, 2013

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Pandora wants to DJ the 'Internet of Things' (Q&A)

Pandora's head of electronics partnerships talks about rolling his eyes at the idea of a smart fridge, how far connected devices have come, and where they're going.

By July 5, 2014

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How to set up a smart garden for free

With Koubachi's application and a little setup, it's possible to set up a smart garden, complete with care advice and email reminders, for free.

By June 17, 2014

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Three plant sensors want to be your garden assistant

From monitoring your plant's conditions to offering care advice and updates, these three plant sensors boast a variety of features to help you turn your thumb green.

By June 11, 2014

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Six ways Apple can fix what's 'broken' about the iPhone

An iPhone 6 announcement is imminent. Here's what I want from Apple's next handset.

By April 18, 2014

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Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By April 14, 2014

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Amazon Dash takes online shopping away from the computer

Amazon launches Amazon Dash, a device that allows users to scan their groceries in the cupboard, rather than having to search online.

By April 6, 2014

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Laws on Wi-Fi sniffing still up in the air, say specialists

Legal and tech specialists debate whether open Wi-Fi networks should be fair game for sniffing, but they agree that the law is currently unclear on the issue.

By July 28, 2012

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Microsoft curbs Wi-Fi location database

The company restricts access to a Live.com geolocation tool linking Wi-Fi devices with locations after a CNET article draws attention to privacy concerns.

By August 1, 2011

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Stanford researcher exposes Microsoft's Wi-Fi database

To pressure Microsoft to curb access to its geolocation database, researcher creates Web page that lets people send queries based on their--or someone else's--computer's unique Wi-Fi address.

By July 29, 2011