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It’s time for a Mac OS X and iOS security checkup

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Any time there is a major security update to a piece of software I use or some sort of breach to an online service that I am …

Belkin WeMo smart home networks in danger of hacks

Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.<p>Smart home networks are rapidly gaining popularity, but some security experts worry that not enough …

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Facebook data breach may have included private Messenger chats<p>Derrek Leigh20 hours ago<p>The fire just keeps growing.<p>What’s the best smart speaker? …

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Facebook data breach may have included private Messenger chats<p>Derrek Leigh20 hours ago<p>The fire just keeps growing.<p>Uber steps into bike sharing with …

With 428i, BMW one-ups itself

In a move that remains controversial in some quarters to this day, the US dropped the gold standard in 1933.<p>For 2014, BMW has dropped a gold standard of its own – the “3” that distinguished its performance two-door coupe since 1978. Though the benchmark-setting four-door 3 Series soldiers on, BMW …

Bored of your normal résumé? Sumry wants to replace it with an interactive timeline

Looking for a job and sending out résumés is a full-time job in itself, and in order to make yourself stand out from the crowd you might be considering adding some flourishes to your existing CV.<p>However, tweaking that existing Microsoft Word template isn’t going to cut it. According to Sumry, a …

How To Get Apple’s Custom Font Celebrating 30 Years Of Mac

Apple left an easter egg (intentional or otherwise) in its new 30 years of Mac tribute website today: A custom font that depicts each Mac model from the past three decades of its history as a maker of personal computers. IOS developer and hacker Greg Barbosa discovered the icon set, and tweeted a …

Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers

Facebook has spread like an infectious disease but we are slowly becoming immune to its attractions, and the platform will be largely abandoned by 2017, say researchers at Princeton University (pdf).<p>The forecast of Facebook's impending doom was made by comparing the growth curve of epidemics to …

Getting Hired: To Land a Job at frog, Know Your Strengths, Have a Point of View and Be Comfortable with Ambiguity

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

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Somebody Hacked A Fridge To Send Spam

Is nothing sacred?<p>Have you heard of the Internet of Things? It's, like, the most important Internet since the first Internet.<p>It's a series of connected devices. One day soon, when your alarm clock goes off, your coffee pot will turn on. When you're having a rough week, your toaster will deliver …

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Intel + Opening Ceremony's Wearable Tech

"The big smartphone wave came, and the tablets have come, and people's interaction with technology has been changing, significantly increasing the amount of people technology has touched over the years," explains Ayse Ildeniz, VP of New Devices Group at Intel during a recent chat at CES. …

2014: The year of the iPhone-controlled everything

There are some technologies that happened way earlier than they had any right to. Frankly, putting a man on the moon in the days when the Apollo Guidance Computer really did have less power than a pocket calculator was an insane achievement.<p>And then there are those technologies that have taken way, …

Android Tipped to Hit 1 Billion Users in 2014

Android is on course to break one billion users across all devices this year, up 26 percent on 2013, according to a report from research firm Gartner.<p>The Google-owned platform passed one billion activations in September, but Gartner says it will surpass the milestone based on active device owners …

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

Unlocking the Potential for Big Data in 2014

<i>Martina King is the CEO of Featurespace where she is responsible for the strategic direction and corporate vision at the company.</i><p>A popular internet meme goes something like this: ‘It’s 2013: where’s my flying car?’ The question, asked on t-shirts and coffee mugs around the world, debated on …

Suit Fabric- How To Choose It

To find the right suit fabric for you, there are many factors to take into consideration, especially the season. There are different cloths and …

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Honey Glazed Roast Carrots And Parsnips

• 500g carrots, peeled<br>• 500g parsnips, peeled<br>• 2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 4 tbsp clear honey<br>• 2 tbsp Dijon mustard<p><b>What To Do:</b><p>Preheat the oven to 220ºC, gas mark 7 and …

Science of the sole: do orthotics help people with sore feet?

I have a long-term interest in orthotics, the custom inserts that reportedly ensure pain-free feet, stemming way back to my days as a PhD student. In the early and mid-1990s, I worked on T cell receptors and the mechanisms by which they transmit important signals into the cell interior, ultimately …

Smart socks give runners data most fitness trackers don't

Competition among fitness devices might soon be moving from your wrist to your ankles. Startup Heapsylon lets CNET try out the Sensoria smart socks.<p>We live in an age of smart. We talk on smartphones, ride smart bikes, chill beer in smart refrigerators. And soon we'll be wearing smart socks. At …

Bigger, smarter: It’s the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The fourth generation of Merc’s 3 Series battler is here. And it’s cleverer than you are.<p>Once upon a time, the C-Class was the “baby Benz”, the easy-to-park runt of the Merc litter. But with the A-Class – not to mention B-Class, CLA and upcoming GLA crossover – sneaking below the C in the smallness …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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Wedding Invitation Infographics by STUDIOJQ

Stunning Infographics for a Wedding Invitation.<p>Independent design consultancy STUDIOJQ has created this stunning inforgraphics for a wedding …

Tony Fadell Says Nest Has 100 Patents Granted, 200 Filed, And 200 More Ready To File

Many in the tech world and Washington have railed against the encroaching and limiting effect of patents on innovation, but when the chips are down, IP and patents remain key cornerstones in how tech companies and their founders are making sure they will be able to build their businesses and stick …

Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper. Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.

Most people think of Facebook in a similar way: It’s a place to share photos of your kids. It’s a way to keep up with friends and family members. …