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FREAK security flaw made Android, Apple users vulnerable to hackers

Many Apple and Android users had been left vulnerable to hackers for more than a decade due to a former U.S. government policy, according to …

Information Security

10 Apps for Planning the Perfect Date

In an increasingly smartphone-driven world, your handheld can give you the romantic powers of a young Don Juan — or if you’re not into the classics, …

Rockbot’s Jukebox App Can Automatically Add Songs When You Walk Into The Room

When you walk into a bar, restaurant, or other venue with Rockbot, the virtual jukebox can now add one of your favorite songs to the playlist without any effort on your part.<p>Backed by Universal Music Group, Google Ventures, and others, Rockbot actually got its start at San Francisco’s Bar Basic, …

Your hidden Facebook photos were never really hidden. This app finds them

Hiding photos on Facebook may not actually work as well as you think it does.<p>Picturebook, a browser extension now available in the Chrome web store, …

Inside Tinder's Hookup Factory

Entering Tinder's modest office building in Los Angeles, where signs on the first floor point to a Castaways Casting Office, it's not clear you're …

Relationships

Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

First Listen: Karen O, 'Crush Songs'

Crush Songs<p><b>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</b><p>Karen Orzolek is a rock star by any metric. She's an Oscar-nominated musician and fashion icon who made bowl haircuts cool. Her band, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, made its debut in 2003 with a laser-focused vision of arty …

At least five dead in South Korea flash floods

<b>Flash floods brought on by heavy rain in southern South Korea have killed at least five people, officials say.</b><p>One person was killed and four others are missing after a bus was swept away by floods near the southern city of Changwon, Yonhap news agency reported.<p>In Busan, South Korea's second-largest …

Top 10 Museums and Galleries

Experience fine art at one of the top ten museums and galleries in the world.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.</b> <br>The Smithsonian is the world’s largest research and museum complex, with 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological …

23 free things to do in Washington, DC

Accommodation aside, Washington, DC, is one of the most, er, capital-friendly cities in the world. From performances in the Kennedy Center to tours of the White House, and the Smithsonian's free museums and galleries (and zoo!), you can spend weeks having fun without spending a dime.<p>Tick off our 23 …

Riot in Liberia over Ebola Quarantine

One Fan Dead, 20 Hospitalized at Mad Decent Block Party

UPDATE: According to Virginia news site Insidenova.com, a second person has died after attending the Mad Decent Block Party Friday night. Police have …

North Carolina

The Surprising Reason Your Tattoo Is Permanent

Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.<p>In case you haven't had your daily dose of body horror yet, here's a pleasant fact: Each day, you shed nearly one …