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Tech Tips: Stuff you didn't know you could do on Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you know you can add a pronunciation guide to your name on Facebook? Overlay colorful text on the photos you post? How about mark …

Text Messaging

Apple’s sapphire maker grows the world’s biggest sapphire crystal

Apple has had its problems with sapphire manufacturers before, but not with its latest supplier, which not only stands as the largest sapphire manufacturer in the world and one of the few that are showing any kind of operating profit — but also just churned out the world’s first 300lb synthetic …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Hackers have dumped nearly 10GB of data from Ashley Madison, an extramarital affairs website.</b> The site was hacked in July, and huge amounts of user data was apparently stolen.<p><b>2. Google thinks it has an easier way of beaming Wi-Fi throughout your home.</b> The California company has teamed up with …

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Hackers dump stolen Ashley Madison data onto the Dark Web

Impact Team, the hacking collective that recently made headlines by absconding with the personal data of some 37 million customers, has made good on previous threats to release the information. On Tuesday, the group dumped 9.7 GB worth of data onto the Dark Web, a semi-anonymized corner of the …

Major League Baseball bans the Apple Watch? Not quite

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The right hand sometimes doesn't know what the left hand is doing.<p>Especially when the left hand is wearing an Apple Watch.<p>This appeared to be the case, at least, with Major League Baseball. A sport that's …

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Ashley Madison data published -- and it's worse than anyone thought

A huge database of user information stolen from extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison has been posted online.<p>The compressed 10GB file was …

PayPal acquires mobile commerce platform Modest, run by Obama’s former campaign CTO

PayPal has made its first acquisition since it became a standalone public company. It announced today the purchase of the mobile commerce platform Modest, to bring in expertise in contextual commerce. Modest’s capabilities and team knowledge will be integrated within the Braintree platform. …

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Xiaomi announces MIUI 7: here’s what’s new

Following its Chinese announcement the other day, Xiaomi has now lifted the lid on the global version its latest Android-based operating system – MIUI 7. While perhaps not as drastic of an update as some users were hoping for, there are a number of useful features to get to grips with. Let’s delve …

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Why MacBook screens must be angled at 76 degrees in Apple Stores

Have you ever noticed that the MacBooks are positioned at a slightly awkward angle whenever you visit an Apple Store?<p>As it turns out, there’s method to Apple’s madness — and it’s all about getting customers to adjust the screens, thereby giving them a taste of just how gorgeously tactile the …

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