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02
Jun

This hot MacBook replacement is from a company you've never heard of

Posted by on in Science & Tech
Laptops are hot fire once again. Microsoft announced its first laptop, the Surface Laptop, earlier this month, and now Huawei, the world's third-largest phone manufacturer, is getting into Windows 10 laptops, too. Though Huawei is known mostly for its budget and midrange phones (more... Continue reading
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22
Nov

How to Disable Your Webcam (and Why You Should)

Posted by on in Others
Once a concern that was the province of the paranoid, years worth of reports and revelations have made it readily apparent that people really can spy on you through your webcam. Here’s why you should disable or cover yours. TL;DR version: Script-kiddie hackers... Continue reading
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10
Nov

Google strongly recommends against third-party fast charging technology on Android

Posted by on in Internet Privacy
Everyone, it seems, is going the fast charging route these days. Thanks to the nearing ubiquity of USB-C on flagship devices, the feature is quickly becoming a standard – “standard” in the sense that everyone is doing it, not so much... Continue reading
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08
Nov

Spider Webs Bow Ties Scale-Free Networks And The Deep Web

Posted by on in Deep Web
The World Wide Web conjures up images of a giant spider web where everything is connected to everything else in a random pattern and you can go from one edge of the web to another by just following the right links.... Continue reading
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02
Nov

2016 Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing and Advertising

Posted by on in Market Research
Plan your next technology move with confidence — from finding relevant solutions to knowing when to purchase. When new technologies make bold promises, how do you discern the hype from what’s commercially viable? And when will such claims pay off, if... Continue reading
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18
Oct

Grams: DarkNetMarkets Search Engine

Posted by on in Search Engines
This privacy-minded search engine is a development the dark net community was anticipating for a long time. Grams is a service that offers a way to search for products across different dark net marketplaces. They are currently indexing products from markets,... Continue reading
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24
Sep

7 reasons why you shouldn't update your iPhone to iOS 10

Posted by on in Others
iOS 10, like every new release of Apple's mobile operating system, is a compelling update that'sfull of new features, including a beefed up Messages app, redesigned Apple Music and Maps apps, richer notifications and better widget support. A less sexy reason... Continue reading
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22
Aug

Stealth Search Engine Offers Private Internet Browsing

Posted by on in Search Engines
Quick Pitch: Search the web anonymously   Genius Idea: Stealth is a search engine that does not store cookies, track IP addresses or save search terms.   Your internet footprint can be minimized with a new stealthy search.   The Stealth... Continue reading
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20
Aug

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Posted by on in Others
Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, marking one of the biggest tech mergers in recent memory and giving the software giant a firm foothold in the online professional world.   The move is easily the largest by Microsoft (it bought... Continue reading
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23
Jun

Google's two-factor authentication is now a breeze to use

Posted by on in Search Engines
Two-factor authentication, while basically essential for protecting important aspects of your online life nowadays, can also be annoying, especially if you juggle a lot of accounts.   Usually, the two-factor authentication (or 2-step verification, as Google calls it), works as follows:... Continue reading
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22
Jun

China made the best new supercomputer and it uses Chinese chips

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There's a new supercomputer in town, and it has topped every other supercomputer on the planet.   The new Chinese supercomputer, dubbed the Sunway TaihuLight, was in the first slot on the Top500 list of supercomputers Monday.   The fact that... Continue reading
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21
Jun

Google’s stock slid today and it might be because of this report on a search ad decline

Posted by on in Search Engines
Shares of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, dropped close to 3 percent on Friday, the sharpest decline in nearly two months.       One potential culprit: An analyst note from Citigroup that predicts a drop in search ads — the cornerstone... Continue reading
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17
Jun

Google Sets the Record Straight on Autocomplete

Posted by on in Search Engines
An response to recent questions and controversy surrounding Google’s autocomplete feature, the company published an article on its official Inside Search blog in an effort to clarify what the autocomplete feature is designed to do.   Tamar Yehoshua, Google’s VP of... Continue reading
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17
Jun

Chinese search engine giant Baidu cuts revenue forecast

Posted by on in Search Engines
Chinese online search giant Baidu slashed its current-quarter revenue forecast, saying many of its healthcare customers had cut or delayed advertising spending due to the ongoing regulatory scrutiny.   Baidu said on Monday that its move to reduce the number of... Continue reading
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13
Jun

Google backs the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted by on in Search Engines
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (also known as the TPP) is a very controversial trade agreement among twelve countries around the world, and now it has a new ally in the form of one of the world’s largest companies: Google. “We hope that... Continue reading
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