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Make your Mac safer for your kids

Keeping your kids safe on your computer is one of the more important things you can focus on as a parent. Mac OS X has a great tool built right in to do just that: Parental Controls.<p>It’s fairly easy to set up Parental Controls on Mac, but if you need a quick hand at making them work for you, our …

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Panel calls for pardon of famous paleontologist credited in discovery of 'Sue' the T. rex

South Dakota lawmakers plan to ask President Barack Obama to pardon renowned paleontologist Peter Larson, whose team discovered "Sue," the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil ever found.<p>The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a resolution Thursday seeking a clean slate for Larson, who spent time …

Microsoft Is Finally Fixing The Disaster That Is Windows 8

Microsoft gave the world a first look at its next operating system, Windows 10, at an intimate press event in San Francisco on Tuesday.<p>On the surface, Windows 10 looks lame and boring. It's a throwback to the desktop-centric computing interface we've been used to since Windows 95.<p>But that's a good …

Software

21 of the Best B2B Growth Hacks

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping teams organize using simple #hashtags. This post originally appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>As you are all probably tired of hearing by now, growth hacking is not simply a series of tricks or tactics, but a mindset to do what it takes to …

Amateur sleuths discover Seminole Indian War fort in Florida Everglades

Three amateur historians believe they have discovered the exact site of a lost Seminole Indian War fort in the Florida Everglades, solving an approximately 170-year-old mystery lost to time and the remoteness of its location.<p>The search for Fort Harrell, constructed in 1837 and last seen by …

VAIO computers return after Sony sells the brand

The new VAIO Corporation is here<p>The iconic VAIO PC brand has been resurrected today, following Sony's sale of the struggling business to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners. At the time, Sony said it planned to concentrate on smartphones and tablets due to the PC market's plunging fortunes. …

Microsoft Office 365 MIA on Mac

While Microsoft has moved to Office 365 and Office for iPad, Mac users are still stuck with Office 2011.<p>The new Microsoft is still saddling the Mac with old software.<p>For those who don't know, Office 2011 is the latest and greatest Microsoft Office suite for the Mac. Problem is, it debuted way back …

Microsoft Office

ISU Student Accused of Funneling Military Secrets to China

AMES, Iowa - The federal government has accused an Iowa State University student of being a spy using the college to help funnel military secrets to …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

The Stacks: The Death of a Rodeo Cowboy

At 25, Lane Frost was a popular and prize-winning bull rider when he was killed by a bull he was riding. Peter Richmond eulogizes a fallen</i> …

Microsoft Extends Windows 8.1 Update Requirement for Security Updates

Microsoft today extended the deadline for Windows 8.1 users to keep receiving security updates. The Windows 8.1 Update requirement has been moved up by about a month, from May 12 to June 10. Both days coincide with the day before their respective months’ Patch Tuesdays.<p>Microsoft notes that while …

The Colbert Report | Hulu

The Colbert Report is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional availability. Try …

The Heartbleed bug is affecting routers, too

Read our Heartbleed defense primer? Good, but the fight for your privacy isn't over just yet: you might have to replace your router, too. Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks have announced that the Heartbleed bug -- a flaw in OpenSSL that lets attackers bypass common security protocols -- has been …

Your Twitter Password Was Safe From Heartbleed. Other Social Sites? TBD.

This is going to get worse before it gets better.<p>News of “Heartbleed,” one of the most catastrophic security vulnerabilities the Web has ever seen, broke earlier this week. In a nutshell, it’ll soon be time to change almost every website password you have.<p>Almost, but not all.<p>If you’ve got a Twitter …

The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

In the consumer space, many products and services have already crossed over into the IoT, including kitchen and home appliances, lighting and heating products, and insurance company-issued car monitoring devices that allow motorists to pay insurance only for the amount of driving they do.<p><i>Here are</i> …

Internet of Things

Early 2011 MacBook Pros Are Dropping Like Flies, Heat Issues To Blame

If you have a 2011 MacBook Pro that is wonking out like it was haunted by a Japanese ghost, you’re not the only one. It appears that a massive number of early-2011 MacBook Pro owners with AMD graphics are having issues with system crashes and hardware problems, with failure rates reaching a …

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AMD says its next PC chip trumps Intel with 12 'compute cores' and smoother gaming

A decade ago, AMD brought us the first dual-core x86 processor. Then, starting in 2008, the company came out with tri-core and quad-core designs in quick succession, leading up to octa-core chips in 2011's FX range as well as in the latest AMD-powered game consoles. Today, we're looking at a fresh …

What happens to your Macbook Air battery in a year

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>I love my 2010 Macbook, but lately she’s become less of a workhorse and more of a gentle farm pony you feed carrots to at the …