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AT&T announces satellite-free streaming TV service called DIRECTV NOW with no data cap for AT&T mobile customers

AT&T announced a major development following its merger with DIRECTV, adding to what is quickly becoming a byzantine mixture of offerings for those …


How to tell if you're ready to retire

Fortunately, I knew it was coming because it was no secret that my company was facing hard times, and so I had time to prepare.<p>But suppose you're lucky enough to choose the timing of your own retirement.<p>How do you know you're ready and that it's finally time to take the leap? You're probably …


A popular free movie-streaming site is coming back from the dead

As expected, the MPAA took an immediate dislike to the concept, and the most popular fork, PopcornTime.io, was shut down by court order last fall.<p>That seemed to be that, except earlier this month, users who had hung on to the software started receiving updates again, Torrent Freak reports.<p>Following …

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The Weather On Android Just Got A Whole Lot Better

If you are and Android user and want to know whether it’ll rain or snow tomorrow, just searching for ‘weather’ on Google always gave you a quick and easy way to find out. But while Google would happily show you basic weather info, this was never the most exciting of experiences. Starting today, …


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How your retirement accounts will — and won't — change in 2016

You won't be able to save more in a 401(k) or individual retirement account in 2016.<p>However, you can earn slightly more and still be eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA and claim the saver's credit. Here are the ways your retirement accounts will change in 2016.


Android malware inserting irremovable trojan adware into 20,000 apps including Facebook and WhatsApp

Security researchers have discovered a new type of Android malware that inserts adware into 20,000 commonly-used apps, like Facebook, Candy Crush …

5 Myths About the Gluten-Free Diet

There are a lot of people who choose to go gluten-free, which means that they eliminate foods that contain gluten from their diet. Gluten is …

Forget the Skillet: These 18 Recipes Are All About Grilled Fish

Skip the sauté pan: You should really be cooking your fish on the grill. Let these 18 recipes inspire you.<p><b>Fish is about to be named your grill's MVP</b> this summer. From stuffed whole branzino to salmon kebabs, these recipes are worth taking to the grates.


12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

Microsoft Surface Pro tablet 'faster than iPad Air'

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 reigns supreme as the fastest tablet, according to the latest research by Which?<p>The iPad Air 2 may be one of the world’s best-selling tablets but, when it comes to speed, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is king.<p>The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is 20 per cent faster than any of its …

FCC head says all phones should come with theft-prevention features

Federal Communications Commission head Tom Wheeler has called for all smartphone manufacturers and wireless carriers to make it harder for thieves to steal smartphones and other mobile devices. In a statement made yesterday, the FCC chairperson called on the wireless industry to act on advice from …


Google Must Expand Privacy Delistings, Says French Watchdog

The French data protection watchdog has ordered Google to widen its implementation of the so-called European ‘right to be forgotten‘ so that links are also delisted from all Google domains, including google.com, not just (as is currently the case) from the .fr French subdomain.<p>Quick backgrounder …


NYPD officer suspended after new video shows brutality

A New York City police officer who appears to punch a black youth during an arrest that was captured on video and widely circulated on the Internet has been suspended from duty, the department said on Friday.<p>The posting of the footage follows weeks of protests across the country over recent cases …

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