5 security mistakes you're probably making

You don’t think about your car until you get a flat. You don’t appreciate your phone until the screen cracks. Cybersecurity is something you take for granted — until someone hacks your account, steals your bank info and spreads compromising pictures of you all over the internet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/19/5-security-mistakes-youre-probably-making.html

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How to check if someone has read your email

You write an email. No reply. You send another email. No reply. You’re halfway through a third email and you stop. What happened to the first two? Junk folder? Were the messages just ignored?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/15/how-to-check-if-someone-has-read-your-email.html

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Microsoft’s Latest App Update Drives Negative Reviews in Windows Store


You know people have to be upset when they’re going to the trouble of leaving reviews in the Microsoft Store.

The post Microsoft’s Latest App Update Drives Negative Reviews in Windows Store appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257383-microsofts-latest-app-update-drives-negative-reviews-windows-store?source=Computing

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The world's smartest water bottle could save your life

You got lost hiking in the woods and you finished all the water you carried in with you. The Ecomo smart bottle allows you to test and filter water before you drink it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/worlds-smartest-water-bottle-could-save-your-life.html

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How to fix it when sites show you the wrong ads and recommendations

“You might also like…”This mantra is spread all over the internet, because services are always recommending things to you: songs, books, articles, movies, boots … even bed frames. Ads and suggestions seem to follow you everywhere. On social media, algorithms control even the news and updates you see on your screen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/02/how-to-fix-it-when-sites-show-wrong-ads-and-recommendations.html

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Twitter updates privacy policy, ends 'do not track' support

You may see a notice informing you about the recent privacy policy changes the next time you visit the microblogging service, if you haven’t seen it already.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/twitter-updates-privacy-policy-ends-do-not-track-support.html

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7 simple ways to save money online

You probably remember that problem from high school math class: If you saved $5 a day and invested it at a nominal interest rate, you’d make $147,000 after 35 years. The point your math teacher was trying to make was that little amounts add up.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/13/7-simple-ways-to-save-money-online.html

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This construction robot can lay bricks 6 times faster than you can

You can’t throw a rock in 2017 without finding some new area where robots are being employed. The latest? A bricklaying robot called SAM100 that is capable of building walls six times faster than a human bricklayer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/30/this-construction-robot-can-lay-bricks-6-times-faster-than-can.html

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3 ways to check out your neighbors

You can live next to people for years and never get to know them. Who are they? What are they doing just beyond that picket fence? They may look normal enough, but are your children safe around them? Do they have a malevolent past?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/25/3-ways-to-check-out-your-neighbors.html

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Florida police have cell phone surveillance tech, report says

You may or may not have heard of a StingRay— it’s a controversial surveillance device that, by acting like a cell tower, can find your cell phone’s location and other info.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/28/florida-police-have-cell-phone-surveillance-tech-report-says.html

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Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You may find this surprising. Many of us remember when people’s names, addresses and phone numbers were listed in the telephone book and distributed for free

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/26/stop-unwanted-calls-and-texts-from-hitting-your-cellphone.html

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