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Businesses Trade Your Privacy For Profit

When you start using an app, a new website or buy something online, or in a store, do you take the time to read the company’s privacy policy closely?

08/10/2015

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Security Flaw Puts Android Phones, Tablets At Risk

A major security flaw involving Android cell phones or tablets has the potential of giving hackers access to hundreds of million of users’ personal data.

07/28/2015

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High-Tech Decision Making Available With New Breed Of Apps

Could you use a little help in the decision-making department? A new breed of apps is designed to do just that.

CBS Miami–07/27/2015

Google's lead designer for "Inbox by Gmail" Jason Cornwell shows the app's functionalities on a nexus 6 android phone during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. Google ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped Android software, to be dubbed "Lollipop." The US tech giant also announced the launch of a streaming media player for music, movies and videos, which can also allow users to play games via the Android TV device. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Simple Text Could Give Hackers Control Of Android Phones

Researchers say Android phones can now be hacked with a simple text.

07/27/2015

MIAMI, FL - JULY 24:  A Fiat Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee is seen on a sales lot as the company announced it is recalling about 1.4 million Dodges, Jeeps, Rams and Chryslers vehicles equipped with certain radios on July 24, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  The recall was announced after hackers were able to manipulate remotely a Jeep Cherokee's computer software.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles To Prevent Hacking

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S., days after two hackers revealed they could take control of a Jeep Cherokee using the internet.

07/25/2015

Attendees watch a video presentation during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, July 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft To Launch Windows 10 On July 29

Microsoft will launch its upgraded operating system, Windows 10, at the end of the month.

07/13/2015

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Data Usage Leading To Big Bills Due To “Phantom Usage”

With the explosion in smartphones and apps people are using more and more data from watching videos to playing games and uploading pictures but all that data can lead to some big bills and angry customers

07/08/2015

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Amazon Offering A New Way To Shop

Years ago buying things over the internet and your phone was unheard of. Now almost everyone does it. So what’s next? Getting your purchase delivered within minutes.

07/01/2015

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Twitter Launches New Feature To Fight Abusive Tweets

Twitter launched a new feature this week meant to fight abusive tweets.

06/11/2015

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Warning On Websites Offering Cash For Gadgets

An online company is offering top dollar for old laptops, tablet and phones but the checks people are getting after sending their gadgets are far less than quoted.

06/03/2015

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iPhone 5 Fever Rages Around The Globe

It’s a familiar scene whenever Apple unveils the latest version of a popular product — and it played out again Friday Sept. 21, 2012 around the world. There have been long lines outside Apple stores in Asia, Europe and North America, as people try to be among the first to get their hands on the new iPhone.

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Mission To Mars

NASA says It’s getting images from its Curiosity rover on Mars. Curiosity is a roving laboratory about the size of a compact car. It landed Sunday night, August 5, 2012 after an eight-month, 352-mile journey. Its mission is to analyze a crater region near the equator.

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First-Of-Its-Kind Spaceship Blasts Off For Int’l Space Station

A commercial rocket has blasted off with a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The SpaceX company’s Falcon 9 rocket took flight at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from Cape Canaveral, opening a new era of spaceflight. It carried a capsule named Dragon that is packed with 1,000 pounds of space station provisions.
This is the first time a private business has launched a vessel to the space station.

2012 Consumer Electronics Show Showcases Latest Technology Innovations

What’s Hot At The Consumer Electronics Show

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there are plenty of high tech happenings. Of course there are plenty of computers, cameras and televisions but there are also a lot of novel, bizarre and downright quirky items as well.

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