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Google+ 'Topics' highlight active users and communities

Google's latest feature for its social network can make your home stream look a little bit less lonely. Next time you check Google+, you'll see a new block in your stream listing topics you can explore. The social network already has hundreds of topics on rotation that you can click through, …

How to Gain More Followers With Google Plus Collections

Google Plus may not have as many active users as Facebook and Twitter but thanks to a design refresh and a several new features, Google's own social …

12 Things DuckDuckGo Can Do That Google Can't

Search engines have evolved to make it easier to find the information you need without having to go through different websites. Google has the …

SEO

PayPal’s latest update lets it play nice with Android Pay

Google promised that support for PayPal in Android Pay would arrive “within the next few weeks” when it made the announcement back in April. It has been more than a few weeks, but better late than never as PayPal updated its app to support Google’s mobile payment service.<p>The process is relatively …

Taboola intros Facebook-style ‘news feed’ to target mobile users with more links

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of publishers to provide a set of links at the bottom of pages directing readers to more content on the site and elsewhere, has long positioned Facebook as the big competitor.<p>Consumers scanning articles on Facebook, especially on mobile, are less likely …

Facebook Reportedly Signs BuzzFeed, Vox and Others for Original Video Shows

Facebook (fb) has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make …

5 Uses for Gmail Beyond Sending Boring Old Regular Emails

Even if you don’t personally use Gmail, someone you know does. The service is perfect for people who need an email address independent of their work …

Verizon to Drop Email Service

If Verizon is your ISP, and you use a verizon.net email address, we have some bad news: Verizon has announced that it’s shutting down its email …

The best ways to clean up your Facebook News Feed

More of what you want to see, less of what you don't<p>With more than a billion users to its name, Facebook is buzzing with activity—particularly if several hundred of those users happen to be friends with you. Between wedding photos of friends-of-friends-of-friends, angry articles from your political …

Pornhub launches TrickPics for iOS, an AR photo filter for censoring nude selfies

Though its listing on the App Store is decidedly vague, a new app dubbed TrickPics is actually the creation of pornography streaming site Pornhub, …

App Store

Mindfulness meditation has become a staple among successful people — and it's surprisingly easy to learn

Meditation provides all sorts of benefits, so it's no wonder that it's become a favorite habit of tons of successful people. But if you're not familiar with it, the concept can be confusing.<p>Mindfulness meditation, one branch of the practice, might actually be easier than you thought. We made this …

Mindfulness

MacTrast Deals: Wipe Away Your Online Footprint on All of Your Devices with VPN.asia

- Feb 2, 2017<p>VPN.asia allows you to browse anonymously with AES-256 data encryption and SHA-256 hash authentication.<p>VPN.asia: Wipe Away Your Online …

Ready to Get Out of Debt? Start with These 4 Things

Being in debt may not make you feel smart, but getting out of debt sure can. Jump-start your debt reduction efforts with the following smart money …

Personal Finance

How to enable Facebook’s essential new security feature

If you’re worried about hackers taking over your Facebook account, you’ll be heartened to hear that as of this week, Facebook has added support for …

29 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Chrome has a ton of hidden little tricks that you may not know about.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This

<i>"As an athlete, I understood the value of my health insurance. I knew that in my profession, injuries were common and could happen at any time."</i> -- Magic Johnson<p>Athletes tend to need a lot of healthcare, and so do older Americans. Most older Americans don't have the funds to cover all their …

Why You Should Scoop Up All the Miss Spa Face Masks at Target

A relaxing trip to the spa or, better yet, a total wellness vacation is pretty much what you live for in life, amiright? Sadly, those chocolate or charcoal facials you dream about can set you back big bucks. #SMH. You could easily mix up your own face masks at home, but that can get messy. …

Skin Care

New Changes to Social Security You Should Know About

A Breakdown of the Changes Coming to Social Security in 2017<p>Updated April 19, 2018<p>During the campaign debates leading up to last year’s election, …

Facebook offers extra security with USB key support

None of us want strangers accessing our accounts online. You might use a password manager, or two-factor authentication via SMS, but there's another way you can stay protected -- physical security keys. Following Google, Dropbox and others, Facebook has added support for these privacy-centric …

Don't Forget Your Ex-Spouse's Social Security Benefits | Investopedia

Through a little-known Social Security benefit, our government recognizes the financial value of the work that stay-at-home spouses do to support …

Retirement

7 Apps to Download to Learn a New Hobby

Starting a new hobby often requires time and money—but if you don’t have much of either, you can skip the expensive in-person classes or tutorials, …

Apps

Your friends might be spying on your Facebook when you're not looking

Ever suspected your friends may be snooping on your Facebook profile behind your back? It turns out they are, a new study shows.<p>New research from the …

Porn pirates exploit loophole to upload raunchy videos on YouTube

It’s no secret that YouTube has a whole sea of videos hidden underneath the surface, but it appears pirates are getting smarter by the day as heaps of vigilante porn uploaders have been exploiting a loophole that allows them to host raunchy content on the popular platform<p>TorrentFreak reports that a …

How Can I Invest With Less Than $100?

Getting into the investing habit can be a challenge, especially if you're finding it tough just to scrape up an extra $100. Once you see your …

Investing

5 search engine optimization trends for 2017

With every passing year, search engine portals develop new algorithms and rules with the hope of combating spam links and people trying to play the …

SEO

​Google Chrome gets Wayback Machine extension: End to the pain of 404 errors?

Never again get stuck with a 'page not found', thanks to a new Wayback Machine extension for Google's Chrome browser from the Internet Archive.<p>The …

Digital Storage Projections For 2017, Part 3

Last year we made predictions for 2016 storage systems. This piece will focus on digital storage systems projections for 2017. Let’s look at expectations for the growth of private and public cloud storage, container technology, Ethernet storage networking and where flash memory, hard disk drives …

28 Hidden Facebook Features Only Power Users Know

Think you're a Facebook expert? There are probably a few tricks you don't know.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

20-Minute Flat-Belly and Toned-Arms Workout

We like to think of this workout as a two-for-one! We're going to work your abs and arms with a bunch of multitasking moves that target both areas and more. If you're new to working out, don't worry. We offer beginner modifications for all the exercises throughout the video. Grab a set of dumbbells …

Searching deep and dark: Building a Google for the less visible parts of the web

<b>Social media hate crimes are on the rise (Getty/cyther5)</b><p>The web is a scary place, but modern open-source technologies funded by the Defense Department can help explore it<p>Christian Mattmann<p>January 11, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>In today’s data-rich …

Deep Web