Your Smart TV could be spying on you, FBI warns

Consumers need to think seriously about the security of their Internet-connect Smart TVs, according to the FBI.

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How to spot a hidden webcam

During the holidays, many of us start racking up frequent flyer miles. We’re visiting family and friends, and often booking a low-cost room in an Airbnb. While the joy of opening gifts around the holidays and sharing a meal is hard to beat, finding a h…

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TikTok slammed after suppressing physically disabled users’ videos in ‘anti-bullying’ push

TikTok has come under fire for suppressing videos from disabled, LGBTQ and overweight users, in what the social media app describes as a flawed attempt to tackle bullying.

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7 sophisticated shopping scams to watch for this holiday season

This Cyber Monday, U.S. shoppers spent a record $9.4 billion online — $1.5 billion more than last year’s total and an astounding $12 million per minute. Yes, that number is every single minute.

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Google, Youtube remove more than 300 Trump campaign ads: Report

Google and its subsidiary, YouTube, have taken down more than 300 video ads from President Trump’s reelection campaign video ads for violating company policy, according to a new report by “60 Minutes.”

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How new Army-developed AI technology can save infantry in a firefight

Envision a scenario wherein dismounted infantry soldiers are taking heavy enemy fire while clearing buildings amid intense urban combat — when an overhead drone detects small groups of enemy fighters hidden nearby, between walls, preparing to ambush. …

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Putin signs bills mandating Russian apps on electronic devices, targeting journalists  

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a pair of bills Monday, one which will require all consumer electronic devices sold in the country to be pre-installed with Russian software and another that will register individual journalists as foreign agents.

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15 insanely useful sites you’ll wish you knew earlier

There are almost 2 billion websites on the internet, yet it’s still easy to get stuck in a rut, visiting the same ones over and over again. It’s time to build up your bookmarks with some handy resources. These sites can help you stay safe online, save …

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7 Windows 10 fixes you’ll wish you knew sooner

Nearly a billion computers around the world run Windows 10. Critics have praised it. Some users love it while others hate it. Some experts estimate that Windows 10 dominates nearly 40 percent of the desktop OS market, handily surpassing the popularity …

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7 Windows 10 fixes you’ll wish you knew sooner

Nearly a billion computers around the world run Windows 10. Critics have praised it. Some users love it while others hate it. Some experts estimate that Windows 10 dominates nearly 40 percent of the desktop OS market, handily surpassing the popularity …

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Emergency apps, self-destructing emails and more: Tech Q&A

I’d like to find my old college sweetheart just to say hello. I tried Google, but nothing came up. The people finder sites scammed me out of $65. How else can I find her?

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Electronic waste pileup sparks warnings

The pileup of electronic waste will only accelerate with consumers buying more and more devices.

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Apple employees support Tim Cook’s lobbying efforts with Trump, surprising survey shows

A surprising new survey has revealed that Apple employees are strongly in favor of CEO Tim Cook’s efforts to lobby President Donald Trump on behalf of the company, seemingly putting it at odds with its other Silicon Valley brethren.

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How to hide your Wi-Fi and keep strangers off your network

You’re settling in with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket, ready to catch up on your favorite show. You open up Netflix, hit play, then … uh-oh, it’s buffering. A minute goes by and now you’ve got an image, but it’s so pixelated you can’t even tell …

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Pentagon pursues AI for space war to stop anti-satellite weapons

If a Russian or Chinese Anti-Satellite (ASAT) weapon streamed into space and exploded U.S. military satellites, friendly forces would instantly become very vulnerable to significant and extremely destructive enemy attacks – space-based infrared missile…

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Google accused of union busting after firing the ‘Thanksgiving Four’

Google has been accused of “union-busting” by activists over the firing of four employees who reportedly were attempting to organize.

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Military working dogs get innovative hearing protection

The key role played by U.S. military working dogs has been thrust into the spotlight following the audacious raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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10 things you don’t need around the house anymore because of tech

If you compare the inside of a modern home to one from about 25 years ago, you’re going to notice some stark differences — not just the phone book on the kitchen counter. Rapid advancements in tech over the past two decades have had an impact on everyt…

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Best smartwatches, free images, iPhone drain and more: Tech Q&A

The best smartwatches, free pictures, how to stop iPhone drain and more in this week’s Tech Q&A.

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5 ways to defend your phone against SIM swap attacks

Here’s a new term to fear: SIM-swapping.

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