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Buying and Selling Hacked Passwords: How Does It Work?

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Data breaches are a regular part of the cyberthreat landscape. They generate a great deal of media attention, both because the quantity of information stolen...


  • The LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on Feb. 11, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Why Has Microsoft Paid $26B for Business Networking Platform LinkedIn?

    Many people will have heard of LinkedIn: the social networking site aimed at professionals looking for a platform for business networking. Many more will have... Read more

  • The Tesla Model S electric car is displayed during the 2016 London Motor Show at Battersea Evolution Marquee on May 5, 2016 in London, England. The show, returning for the first time in eight years, will run from 6-8 May. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

    Video: Elon Musk Says Tesla Model S Floats Like a Boat in an Emergency

    A YouTube video showing someone successfully driving a Tesla Model S electric car through about 3 feet of water has generated over 388,000 views. Tesla... Read more

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    Social Media Is Changing Our Digital News Habits—but to Varying Degrees in US and UK

    Digital technology has dramatically reshaped the news and media industries in the past decade. We’ve left behind a world where established news brands could rely... Read more

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    Meet Lidar: The Amazing Laser Technology That’s Helping Archaeologists Discover Lost Cities

    Archaeologists have discovered several medieval cities, buried beneath the forest floor in Cambodia: the largest is said to rival the modern Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh,... Read more

  • (Dana Lee Calabrese/Facebook)

    Woman Keeps Homeless Man’s Cart Safe After He Collapses

    Dana Lee Calabrese of Hollywood, California, was walking to dinner on April 30 when suddenly a homeless man collapsed in the middle of the street—right... Read more

  • A man walks past a Facebook sign in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif., on June 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Facebook Unveils Global Suicide Prevention Tool, Will Review Concerning Posts

    As people mirror their lives through social media more and more, Facebook is trying to use its vast reach to help stem the tide of suicides beleaguering... Read more

  • This Feb. 2, 2016 image made from video shows Timelooper co-founder Yigit Yigiter looking through a Google cardboard virtual reality headset as he sees a recreation of the Great Fire of London in 1666. (AP Photo)

    Virtual Reality the Latest New High-Tech Way to Watch Sports

    NEW YORK—Sports fans who own the right devices can follow the action at a major event this week in a new, high-tech way. If that... Read more

  • Claudius Ptolemy: The World. (Johannes Schnitzer, engraver; Claudius Ptolemy, cartographer; Public Domain)

    Researchers Map 6,000 Years of Urban Settlements

    The new study published in the journal Scientific Data offers valuable insight into the historical trends that have shaped urbanization thought history. We spoke with... Read more

  • Canadian finance minister Bill Morneau speaks at the Canada Summit in Toronto on June 8, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Eduardo Lima)

    Fixing Canada’s Innovation Conundrum Demands Multi-Pronged Approach

    TORONTO—Just throwing money at the problem won’t solve Canada’s innovation enigma. A cultural shift needs to take place where innovators are celebrated and not scorned... Read more

  • Twitter logo in a file photo September 11th, 2013. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

    Russian Hacker Tries to Sell 33 Million Twitter Accounts, 123456 Is Most Popular Password

    Almost 33 million Twitter accounts have been hacked and the data posted online for sale, according to leakedsource.com. The data was posted on dark web, closed-off... Read more

  • This image provided by Google shows people looking at a view of the solar system using technology Google calls "Project Tango." Tango uses software and sensors to track motions and size up the contours of rooms, which can empower a smartphone to map building interiors. That’s a crucial building block of a promising new frontier in “augmented reality,” or the digital projection of lifelike images and data into a real-life environment. (Courtesy of Google via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Your Phone May Soon Sense Everything Around You

    SAN FRANCISCO—Suppose your smartphone is clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings — the room’s size, the location of doors and windows and the presence... Read more

  • Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) during a press conference in Paris in March 4, 1976.        (AFP/Getty Images)

    Muhammad Ali: Mourning Another Great in the Age of Social Media

    iaIn their 1998 song Destiny Calling, British indie band James combined a satirical glance at the contemporary nature of media celebrity with a sense of... Read more

  • In this Oct. 29, 2015 photo, a logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest maker of phones, memory chips and television sets, said Thursda, March 24, 2016, it will reform its authoritarian, top-down corporate culture in a bid to act like a lean startup as it faces slowing growth in mainstay businesses and increased competition to attract talents. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Samsung Introduces Bendable Phones That May Be Released in 2017: Report

    Samsung Electronics Co. is introducing new bendable smartphone models that could be made public as early as 2017, according to Bloomberg, per anonymous sources. The devices... Read more

  • In this April 12, 2016, photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter, Pinterest Hacked—LinkedIn Leak or Weak Password to Blame?

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had his Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked on Sunday, June 5. A post appeared on Zuckerberg’s Twitter account (@finkd) on Sunday reading... Read more

  • Elon Musk arrives for a discussion during the 2014 annual conference of the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) April 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Elon Musk Worries AI Will Mean Humans End Up ‘Like the House Cat’

    The billionaire founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has said before that a hostile artificial intelligence (AI) is a real concern of his... Read more

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    Can YOU Find the Six Gardening Terms Disguised in This Brainteaser?

    Six gardening terms are hidden throughout an idyllic scene depicting a family hard at work in their plot of land. The agricultural-themed cartoon includes various... Read more

  • The Tesla Model S electric car is displayed during the 2016 London Motor Show at Battersea Evolution Marquee on May 5, 2016 in London, England. The show, returning for the first time in eight years, will run from 6-8 May. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

    Video: Elon Musk Says Tesla Model S Floats Like a Boat in an Emergency

    A YouTube video showing someone successfully driving a Tesla Model S electric car through about 3 feet of water has generated over 388,000 views. Tesla... Read more

  • (Damian Evans/Cambodian Archaeological Lidar Initiative)

    Meet Lidar: The Amazing Laser Technology That’s Helping Archaeologists Discover Lost Cities

    Archaeologists have discovered several medieval cities, buried beneath the forest floor in Cambodia: the largest is said to rival the modern Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh,... Read more

  • This Feb. 2, 2016 image made from video shows Timelooper co-founder Yigit Yigiter looking through a Google cardboard virtual reality headset as he sees a recreation of the Great Fire of London in 1666. (AP Photo)

    Virtual Reality the Latest New High-Tech Way to Watch Sports

    NEW YORK—Sports fans who own the right devices can follow the action at a major event this week in a new, high-tech way. If that... Read more

  • Claudius Ptolemy: The World. (Johannes Schnitzer, engraver; Claudius Ptolemy, cartographer; Public Domain)

    Researchers Map 6,000 Years of Urban Settlements

    The new study published in the journal Scientific Data offers valuable insight into the historical trends that have shaped urbanization thought history. We spoke with... Read more

  • Canadian finance minister Bill Morneau speaks at the Canada Summit in Toronto on June 8, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Eduardo Lima)

    Fixing Canada’s Innovation Conundrum Demands Multi-Pronged Approach

    TORONTO—Just throwing money at the problem won’t solve Canada’s innovation enigma. A cultural shift needs to take place where innovators are celebrated and not scorned... Read more

  • This image provided by Google shows people looking at a view of the solar system using technology Google calls "Project Tango." Tango uses software and sensors to track motions and size up the contours of rooms, which can empower a smartphone to map building interiors. That’s a crucial building block of a promising new frontier in “augmented reality,” or the digital projection of lifelike images and data into a real-life environment. (Courtesy of Google via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Your Phone May Soon Sense Everything Around You

    SAN FRANCISCO—Suppose your smartphone is clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings — the room’s size, the location of doors and windows and the presence... Read more

  • In this Oct. 29, 2015 photo, a logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest maker of phones, memory chips and television sets, said Thursda, March 24, 2016, it will reform its authoritarian, top-down corporate culture in a bid to act like a lean startup as it faces slowing growth in mainstay businesses and increased competition to attract talents. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Samsung Introduces Bendable Phones That May Be Released in 2017: Report

    Samsung Electronics Co. is introducing new bendable smartphone models that could be made public as early as 2017, according to Bloomberg, per anonymous sources. The devices... Read more

  • Elon Musk arrives for a discussion during the 2014 annual conference of the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) April 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Elon Musk Worries AI Will Mean Humans End Up ‘Like the House Cat’

    The billionaire founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has said before that a hostile artificial intelligence (AI) is a real concern of his... Read more

  • Top: Myspace logo. (Myspace); Bottom: Participants at the annual Chaos Computer Club (CCC) computer hackers' congress on Dec. 28, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. (Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

    MySpace Hacked—It’s a Bigger Deal Than You May Think

    Remember MySpace?—you know, the site where people used to go for social media before Facebook. Since it was overtaken by Facebook in 2008, MySpace has... Read more

  • Alphabet boss and former Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. (Axel Schmidt/Getty Images)

    Google Ex-boss Schmidt Reveals He Has an iPhone

    Tech industry titans Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt took their battle for corporate domination to the heart of Europe on Tuesday seeking to win over... Read more

  • In this April 30, 2015 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook responds to a question during a news conference at IBM Watson headquarters, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Finds ‘iPhone’ in 346-Year-Old Painting

    Apple CEO Tim Cook joked that he spotted an iPhone in a 346-year-old Dutch painting. Cook was at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam with EU Digital... Read more

  • This picture taken on March 17, 2015 shows a Tesla Model S car on display at a showroom in Shanghai. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Driver Fast Asleep as Tesla Autopilot Cruises Through Traffic

    A man is caught sleeping behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S, while the car’s Autopilot function apparently drives him through traffic. View post... Read more

  • Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., April 23, 2016, completing the leg of its journey from Hawaii in its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. A solar-powered airplane that landed in Oklahoma last week is headed to Ohio on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Tulsa International Airport about 5 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, with a destination of Dayton, Ohio. The flight was expected to take about 18 hours. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

    Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Ohio After Flight From Oklahoma

    DAYTON, Ohio—A solar-powered airplane has touched down in the Ohio hometown of two of America’s most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its... Read more

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    Google Patents ‘Sticky Car Roof’ to Protect Pedestrians in Accidents

    Google likes to tout that its self-driving cars are much safer than their human-operated counterparts, and now they want to make them even safer, with... Read more

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    Intelligence: Hackers Are Spying on Presidential Candidates, Expect More Cyber Threats

    Foreign hackers are spying on presidential candidates, said the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper. “We’ve already had some indications” of hacking, Clapper said, according... Read more

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    Smart Earpiece Can Instantly Translate Any Language

    One company believes its product can create “a world without language barriers.” After two years of research and development, Waverly Labs has created the Pilot—the world’s first smart earpiece... Read more

  • AT SEA - DECEMBER 7:  The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is underway for the first time conducting at-sea tests and trials on the Kennebeck River December 7, 2016 in the Atlantic Ocean.The Zumwalt is the largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy.  (Photo by U.S. Navy/General Dynamics Bath Iron Works via Getty Images)

    Photos: US Navy to Take Charge of High-Tech Ship USS Zumwalt, Its Largest Destroyer

    The U.S. Navy is ready to take charge of the largest, most tech-savvy, sophisticated destroyer, USS Zumwalt, which is currently in Bath, Maine. The destroyer’s... Read more

  • High school students during exams at the Fustel de Coulanges high school in Strasbourg, eastern France, on June 17, 2015. (Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Students Are Using ‘Smart’ Spy Technology to Cheat in Exams

    Students at a medical college in Thailand have been caught using spy cameras linked to smartwatches to cheat during exams. They used wireless spycams in... Read more

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    For Americans Who Fear a Trump Presidency, Maple Match Dating App Will Find You a Canadian Partner

    Maple Match, a dating app that aims to save Americans who fear a Trump presidency by matching them with a Canadian partner, is rapidly gaining... Read more

  • Facebook and WhatsApp logos are displayed on portable electronic devices in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 19, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Why Is Brazil Trying to Block WhatsApp?

    The debate about online privacy versus the battle against crime was given new life this week with an attempt in Brazil to ban the popular... Read more

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    You Can Now Play With Your Pets While at Work, Thanks to This New Device

    Have you ever wanted to interact with your pet while they were home alone? Do you feel guilty leaving your best friend in solitude? Well there’s... Read more

  • This Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 photo shows Sphero's BB-8 droid toy in New York. The BB-8 is controlled with a smartphone or tablet app and responds to basic voice commands such as “wake up,” and “look around.” It’s just under 5-inches tall and makes cute little Droid sounds reminiscent of R2-D2. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

    Star Wars BB-8 Droid Toy Now Reacts When Watching the Movie

    Smartphone app-controlled BB-8 toy by Sphero not only reacts to its surroundings and can be programmed through your phone, but now it can “watch” the... Read more

  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s ‘The Tower of Babel’ (1563). (Wikimedia Commons)

    Could the Language Barrier Actually Fall Within the Next 10 Years?

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful to travel to a foreign country without having to worry about the nuisance of communicating in a different language? In a... Read more

  • Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome, speaks at Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O, in San Francisco on June 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Kimihiro Hoshino (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

    There’s a Secret Dinosaur Game in Your Chrome Browser

    Starbucks has a secret menu. Google Chrome has a secret dinosaur game.  When your Chrome browser can’t connect to the internet, the error page shows... Read more

  • In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, Microsoft's Lorraine Bardeen demonstrates HoloLens headset during an event at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash. With the new HoloLens headset, Microsoft is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images, or holograms, in daily life. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Microsoft HoloLens Headset to Ship to Developers on March 30

    Microsoft announced it will start to ship its HoloLens augmented reality headset to developers on March 30. The device, which scans the user’s surroundings and... Read more

  • Samsung Galaxy S7. (Zach Epstein, BGR)

    Everything You Need to Know About Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

    Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are finally official after more than a month of leaks and rumors. As is often the case, the... Read more

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    This Flexible Smartphone Display Might Be the Future of Mobile Computing

    Researchers from the Queen’s University Human Media Lab recently unveiled the ReFlex, a smartphone prototype featuring a flexible and surprisingly functional display. By combining a... Read more

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    This Is the Best Smartphone Case for Taking Selfies

    Selfie sticks are great for those times when you want to snap a photo of yourself. Unfortunately, they are far from convenient. The gadget is... Read more

  • A promoter display one of the latest smart phones from ZTE, the Blade L2, using the OS Android 4.4 KitKat platform, during its launch in Singapore on Aug. 13, 2014. (Roslan
Rahman/AFP/Getty Images; effects added by Epoch Times)

    The Facebook App Really Is Killing Your Android’s Performance

    Do you feel that your Android’s is getting slower and slower to use? You’re not alone. It’s been long rumored that Facebook is a major... Read more

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    Would You Travel to Work on One of These?

    This is the Lopifit. It’s not an electric bike, it’s not a scooter, it’s not a treadmill. It’s all three combined.   Meet the inventor of... Read more

  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, the new Google Pixel C tablet is on display during a Google event, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Boost Your Laptop’s Graphics Power With Razer Core

    Before CES, I hadn’t thought about Razer too much. They make gaming stuff and I don’t have much time for gaming. I certainly don’t need... Read more

  • A screen shot of the popular WhatsApp smartphone application is seen after a court in Brazil ordered cellular service providers nationwide to block the application for two days in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on December 17, 2015.   (YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

    How to Read a WhatsApp Message Without Triggering the Blue Tick

    If you ever wanted to read someone’s WhatsApp messages without letting them know that you read it, there’s an easy way to do so. WhatsApp... Read more

  • An icon for the Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    iPhone: Developer Program Allows Users to Remove Default Apps From Device, Report Says

    Honestly, we’re pretty shocked at the news we’re about to share: there is now an official way to hide Apple’s default iOS apps on an... Read more

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    A Quick Look at Google’s Hybrid Tablet Pixel C

    So it’s official, the laptop replacement tablet has become a proper part of the consumer electronics market. It started with Microsoft and the Surface and... Read more

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, Panos Panay, Microsoft vice president for Surface Computing, shows a new Lumia 950 phone during a presentation, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Review: Ditch Your PC, If You’re Willing to Suffer a Little

    NEW YORK—Plenty of people do all their Facebooking, YouTubing, Web surfing and whatnot on mobile devices. But not everyone. Lots of us still rely on... Read more

  • Participant hold their laptops in front of an illuminated wall at the annual Chaos Computer Club (CCC) computer hackers' congress, called 29C3, on December 28, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. (Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

    Microsoft Edge vs. Google Chrome: Can Edge Beat the Browser Giant?

    When it comes to browsers, Google Chrome is considered one of the best. It offers fast browsing, reliable security and tons of features, making it... Read more

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    Samsung Galaxy View: In Case You Need a Bigger Tablet

    So remember when I talked about the huge iPad Pro? Big tablet, big ideas, just as capable as replacing a laptop as the Surface Pro... Read more

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    A Quick Look at Motorola’s DROID Maxx 2

    Motorola and Verizon have had an excellent relationship over the past few years. The Droid lineup has been wide and deep, offering multiple options at various... Read more

  • The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on Sept. 2, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

    Google Is Considering Building Its Own Smartphone From Scratch

    Google launched Android many years ago without actually making a smartphone. Instead, the company partnered up with various smartphone manufacturers to create Nexus-branded devices to show... Read more

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    Your Next iPhone Might Save Itself From Water Spills

    Apple has yet to make a truly waterproof iPhone, although the iPhone 6 does have some design features that make it more water-resistant than other devices... Read more

  • Google now has the unenviable task of redoing all iterations of its old logo. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    10 Google Apps and Services You Had No Idea You Needed

    Google is a search company. It’s an advertising company. It’s a mobile company, a futuristic R&D lab and even, perhaps, an automaker. Google is a... Read more

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    How to Get Rid of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Lock Screen Advertisements

    In case you needed more proof that nothing is really ever free, check your Windows 10 computer. It might be showing you advertisements that you... Read more

  • New models of the iPhone 6s are seen displayed during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California on September 9, 2015. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

    10 Hidden iPhone Features That’ll Help You Get the Most out of Your Phone

    There is nothing in your life as close to you as your iPhone that is so tragically underutilized. It’s a sad truth that even the... Read more

  • A woman navigates through the Google Play store in Chinese on her Smartphone in New York on Sept. 6. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    How to Recover Uninstalled Android Apps in Google Play

    Google Play has over 19 million apps. That’s right, 19 million. With so many apps it can be a bit tricky if you are looking... Read more

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    Now You Can Get Gmail’s Best Features Even If You Don’t Have a Gmail Account

    Are you a longtime Outlook or Yahoo user who regularly feels envy over some of the cool features you can get in Gmail? Well worry not,... Read more

  • Journalists take a look at Google's newest smartphone nexus 6 during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    Secret Settings That Make Any Android Phone Feel Twice as Fast

    The annual Mobile World Congress trade show is less than a week away, which means we’re about to be introduced to some of the most... Read more

  • A laptop computer screen in Beijing shows the homepage of Google.cn, 26 January 2006, after Google agreed to censor websites and content banned by the Beijing regime. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

    4 Ways to Secure Your Google Account

    Your Google account has access to all of Google services, including sensitive services like Gmail, Google Photos and Google Drive. So the protection of your... Read more

  • The new 11-inch MacBook Air is displayed at the new Apple Store during a media preview on October 21, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

    20 OS X Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make Your Life Easier

    While there are plenty of great tips out there detailing how to get the most out of your iPhone, there aren’t many primers on how... Read more

  • The new Motorola Razr HD smartphone is displayed at the launch of three new smartphones under the Razr brand that will become available for Verizon customers in New York City on Sept. 5, 2012. The new phones, the Droid Razr HD, the Razr M and the Razr Maxx HD, will all use Google's Android operating system. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Simple Tips for Making Your Android Phone More Secure

    Google knows Android has a reputation for not being the most secure platform around, which may be why it decided this week to help out... Read more

  • Journalists take a look at Google's newest smartphone nexus 6 during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    Speed up Your Android Phone With This Free App

    Despite their octa-core processors and tons of RAM, even the best Android phones in the world still aren’t as fast as Apple’s dual-core iPhone 6s... Read more

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    How to Find Any App for Your iPhone Instantly

    The beauty of the industry leading third-party app ecosystem Apple has created surrounding its iOS platform is that there are hundreds of thousands of apps that... Read more

  • Google now has the unenviable task of redoing all iterations of its old logo. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    How to Get 2GB of Free Cloud Storage From Google Right Now

    In celebration of Safer Internet Day, which is something that you’d probably never heard of before today, Google is giving all of its users a chance... Read more

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    5 Hidden iPhone Features You Didn’t Know About

    We recently published an article titled “25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden” and it was one of our most popular iPhone posts... Read more

  • A member of the Israeli startup StoreDot demonstrates a bio-organic charger system which they are developing that can recharge a smartphone battery in just 30 seconds at their laboratory in the Tel Aviv on April 9, 2014. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images; effects added by Epoch Times)

    Simple Way to Improve Your iPhone’s Battery Performance by 15%

    It can’t be said enough: Uninstalling the Facebook app does some wonderful things for your phone. Last week we pointed to some tests that showed... Read more

  • Developer James Bruce uses a Nexus 7 at Google's Developers Conference on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

    5 of the Best Office Apps for Android

    When it’s time for serious work on a mobile device, you’ll often need an office suite app to create and edit your files on the... Read more

  • Developer James Bruce uses a Nexus 7 at Google's Developers Conference on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

    6 Awesome Apps You Can Only Find on Android

    I switched to the iPhone as my primary phone last fall but there are still a lot of things that I really miss about Android... Read more

  • An icon for the Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Top 5 Email Apps for Your iPhone

    There are a few cases where a pre-installed iPhone app made by Apple is the best tool for a particular job, but the Mail app... Read more

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop was released this week for most Google Nexus devices, including the Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10.  (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    How to Stop Android Apps From Running in the Background

    Among the most solicited and most popular Android tools, the one that almost everyone has in their devices is one that will stop apps from... Read more

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    2 Ways to Block the Volume Buttons on Android

    It’s something that happens all the time, and surely it has happened to you with your Android device: The volume button changes by itself or... Read more

  • An attendee inspects the new Nexus 5X phone during a Google media event on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    6 Ways Android Beats iPhone 6S

    On Thursday, I published a piece titled 8 reasons I still can’t leave the iPhone and switch to Android, in which I discussed what I... Read more

  • The LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on Feb. 11, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Why Has Microsoft Paid $26B for Business Networking Platform LinkedIn?

    Many people will have heard of LinkedIn: the social networking site aimed at professionals looking for a platform for business networking. Many more will have... Read more

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    Social Media Is Changing Our Digital News Habits—but to Varying Degrees in US and UK

    Digital technology has dramatically reshaped the news and media industries in the past decade. We’ve left behind a world where established news brands could rely... Read more

  • (Dana Lee Calabrese/Facebook)

    Woman Keeps Homeless Man’s Cart Safe After He Collapses

    Dana Lee Calabrese of Hollywood, California, was walking to dinner on April 30 when suddenly a homeless man collapsed in the middle of the street—right... Read more

  • A man walks past a Facebook sign in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif., on June 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Facebook Unveils Global Suicide Prevention Tool, Will Review Concerning Posts

    As people mirror their lives through social media more and more, Facebook is trying to use its vast reach to help stem the tide of suicides beleaguering... Read more

  • Twitter logo in a file photo September 11th, 2013. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

    Russian Hacker Tries to Sell 33 Million Twitter Accounts, 123456 Is Most Popular Password

    Almost 33 million Twitter accounts have been hacked and the data posted online for sale, according to leakedsource.com. The data was posted on dark web, closed-off... Read more

  • Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) during a press conference in Paris in March 4, 1976.        (AFP/Getty Images)

    Muhammad Ali: Mourning Another Great in the Age of Social Media

    iaIn their 1998 song Destiny Calling, British indie band James combined a satirical glance at the contemporary nature of media celebrity with a sense of... Read more

  • In this April 12, 2016, photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter, Pinterest Hacked—LinkedIn Leak or Weak Password to Blame?

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had his Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked on Sunday, June 5. A post appeared on Zuckerberg’s Twitter account (@finkd) on Sunday reading... Read more

  • farm-scene-hidden-words

    Can YOU Find the Six Gardening Terms Disguised in This Brainteaser?

    Six gardening terms are hidden throughout an idyllic scene depicting a family hard at work in their plot of land. The agricultural-themed cartoon includes various... Read more

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    Can You Solve This Control Room Riddle That’s Baffling the Internet?

    One of the latest riddles to circulate online is leaving many internet users baffled. In the riddle from TED-Ed, you are a top spy attempting... Read more

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    After Guy Receives Jeans He Ordered Online, He Laughs and Laughs and Laughs

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