How the iPhone could save your life

An iPhone 8 Plus I’m testing has called 911 by accident a few times. It’s annoying, but it turns out this new iOS “feature” could save lives. Experts say discrete calling is a sign of things to come in making 911 calls work a little better and a little safer, especially in a tense situation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/how-iphone-could-save-your-life.html

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Sri Lankan teen hacks president's website to demand exam reschedule

It’s no secret that exam schedules can be annoying, but would you write your country’s president to voice your concerns?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/30/sri-lankan-teen-hacks-presidents-website-to-demand-exam-reschedule.html

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PSA: Selfies can kill, Russia says, so make sure you're only taking 'safe selfies'

If you thought selfies were just innocuous — if somewhat annoying — self-portraits taken in a bathroom mirror, or worse yet, with a selfie stick, think again.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/09/psa-selfies-can-kill-russia-says-so-make-sure-youre-only-taking-safe-selfies/

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Tech Q&A: Mute Facebook notifications, save money on printer ink and more

Want to know how to mute annoying Facebook notifications, see every Google search you’ve made, and save money on printer ink? Then read this column.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/21/tech-qa-mute-facebook-notifications-save-money-on-printer-ink-and-more/

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The Painful Persistence of Ad Injections


Some of those annoying ads that pop up when you visit a site on the Web or do a search may be served up by, for want of a better word, “hijackers.” They use binaries, extensions, or network ISPs to modify a page’s content to insert or replace ads with or without the user’s consent. It’s called “ad injection,” and the problem is extensive. Between June and September, 17 percent of more than 35,000 Windows binaries and 38 percent of nearly 51,000 Chrome extensions captured were ad injectors, according to a recent study.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82117.html?rss=1

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Stratos launches first 'connected' credit card on the market

It’s something most people find annoying – bulging wallets filled with easily lost cards. One tech startup is hoping to make life a little easier for those whose pockets are overflowing with plastic. Today, Stratos, Inc.  announced the launch of the Stratos Bluetooth Card, an all-in-one “smart” credit card.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/03/stratos-launches-first-to-market-connected-credit-card/

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