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Yahoo shows off password-free logins and new encrypted email technology

Passwords are terrible: they're inefficient and they're often insecure, too. Many leading tech companies have embraced two-factor authentication as a more secure option, but they're optional and only those particularly concerned about their digital identities take the time to set it up.<p>That's why …

Who will buy a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition?

This is Apple's Vertu<p>They actually did it.<p><b>Update:</b> Read our Apple Watch review.<p>The Apple Watch Edition will start at $10,000 and will go all the way up to $17,000, Apple’s most expensive consumer-focused product ever. It’s undeniably pricy, but Apple is going after the high-end Swiss watch market, …

A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect Crime

<i>Updated January 29 at 3:52 p.m. with comment from GoDaddy appended at end of post</i><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a developer of social apps like Echofon and Cocoyon, was used to people trying to steal his rare Twitter username, @N. He regularly received password reset instructions from people who were trying to …

Saving the art of conversation in the age of the smartphone

“I am going to be a little boring,” Sherry Turkle announces as we sit down to tea in the living room of her sprawling Boston townhouse. “And you’re going to be a little boring, too.”<p>Turkle, for the record, is not boring. She is a psychologist and a professor at MIT whose primary academic …

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PPL Connect is a virtualized smartphone that lets you make and take calls from a web browser

Sure, you've heard of virtualized computing environments before, but a start-up here at TechCrunch Disrupt called PPL Connect is a platform that virtualizes your phone's capabilities in real-time. That means you can make and receive calls and texts and access the photos and videos on your phone …

Stu Crew

We come from the future.

Axios reports that the White House wants Congress to pass a bill that “provides Trump a license to raise U.S. tariffs at will.” The bill is called …

People Just Compare Their Cash Bonuses, And Usually End Up Unhappy

Why would someone be satisfied—happy even—with an obviously inferior reward? According to Neal J. Roese, a professor of marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, and Jingjing Ma, a doctoral student at Kellogg, it all comes down to how "countable" the reward is. The two argue that presenting …

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?

<i>What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than</i> …

Use Humor to Make a Complaint More Effective

When you're complaining about bad service or a problem to the boss, it's easy to get frustrated with a situation, but Psychology Today points out …

Celebrate April Fools' Day with These Harmless Geek Pranks

When you're on the tech-saavy side of things and your friends and co-workers aren't, then it means you can pull a few simple April Fools' Day tricks …

The Best Apps and Tools for Rocking Your Next Road Trip

I love road trips. Just saying or writing the words sends shivers of excitement down my spine. If you think I'm crazy, it's probably because you grew …