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Poughkeepsie charter school plan draws compliments, concern

Will the City of Poughkeepsie be getting a charter school?<p>Poughkeepsie City School District residents, parents and employees have a mix of opinions …

Education

Poughkeepsie Bridge: 1913

The Hudson River circa 1913. "Under the bridge -- Poughkeepsie, N.Y." This former railroad bridge, completed in 1889, is now the centerpiece of …

Framing

How To: Flood Your ISP with Random, Noisy Data to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Net neutrality is dead and your internet service providers can collect all the data they want. While VPNs are a great way to protect some of that …

White Hat

The Best Antivirus Is Not Traditional Antivirus

We set out to do a standard Wirecutter guide to the best antivirus app, so we spent months researching products, reading reports from independent …

Malware

Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices

People are leaving San Francisco in droves as the cost of living reaches a new high.<p>A report from real-estate site Redfin revealed that San Francisco lost more residents than any other US city in the last quarter of 2017. The great migration is far from over. In 2018, 49% of Bay Area residents said …

San Francisco

Your Sloppy Bitcoin Drug Deals Will Haunt You for Years

Perhaps you bought some illegal narcotics on the Silk Road half a decade ago, back when that digital black market for every contraband imaginable was …

Utah Cop Who Violently Arrested Nurse Is Fired

“I have lost faith and confidence in your ability to continue to serve,” the police chief told Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne.<p>The veteran Utah cop who drew national outrage after body cam footage showed him manhandling and violently arresting a hospital nurse was fired and his supervisor was …

Puerto Rico: US officials privately acknowledge serious food shortage

• US government providing 200,000 meals a day to meet needs of 2m people<br>• ‘There is no urgency in the government response to this humanitarian crisis’<p>Federal officials privately admit there is a massive shortage of meals in Puerto Rico three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.<p>Officials …

PSA: A new phishing attack could trick you into giving away your Apple ID password

If you’ve used an iOS device at all, you’ve almost certainly been presented with the above popup asking you to enter your Apple ID password. It often appears within the App Store and iTunes Store, but it also has a tendency to randomly popup from time to time due to something running in the …

iOS Apps

It's official: Your old password is totally worthless

Old habits die hard, and old passwords die harder.<p>But if you ever needed extra motivation to forget that ancient password you've been reusing for …

The best DSLR cameras you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The digital camera market is in the midst of a significant change. Smartphone cameras are taking control of the low end of the market, …

Cameras

Your TV May Be Spying on You. Here’s How to Stop It

Your smart TV is watching you.<p>We watch our televisions, and in many cases our televisions watch us back. That’s the backdrop to the news this week …

Hands-on with the Canon EOS 77D

The new EOS 77D (EOS 9000D in some regions) slots in-between the Rebel T7i (EOS 800D) and the EOS 80D, and incorporates a lot of the same features as …

Photographer Takes Photos Of His Camera-Shy Girlfriend And The Results Are Beyond Adorable

Photographer Mikaël Theimer loves to take photos of his girlfriend, Marion. The trouble is, Marion is more than a bit camera-shy.<p>"Marion and I have …

Bermuda Triangle: Where the wealthiest make their money mysteriously disappear

America’s wealthiest are saving billions in taxes by routing their money through Bermuda, according to a New York Times (NYT) investigation.<p>Hedge …

New York woman with auto brewery syndrome beats drunk driving charge

Policemen on patrol probably get to hear some pretty bizarre excuses from drivers failing their breathalyser tests. In one such case, a woman, who …

Brooklyn Nets rookie shares a North Jersey apartment with 2 roommates because prices in New York City are 'ridiculous'

In a profile from The Wall Street Journal's Alex Raskin about Hollis-Jefferson's transition to the NBA, Hollis-Jefferson discusses how, even with a $1.3 million salary this year, money can still be tight.<p>Enough so that Hollis-Jefferson lives in a North Jersey apartment with his brother and a friend …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Apps

Why Switchblades Are Banned

Second Amendment enthusiasts are adding a new front to their right-to-bear-arms battle: Knives. In particular, the infamous switchblade, which has …

The iPhone 6 Plus camera has a huge problem for some users

The camera on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has both been highly praised in many reviews, including several in-depth hands-on experiences from pro …

L.A. Auto Show: Hackers now targeting cars and driver data

Back in the day, car thieves used muscle and crowbars to wreak havoc on cars. Now, the worst threat could come from keyboards and clicks.<p>Automakers have launched an effort to improve coordination among themselves to combat hackers who are moving from computers and smartphones to increasingly …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

Teen wakes up to smoldering Galaxy S4, dad blames battery

If I am awoken by smoke in the middle of the night, I assume the neighbors are having a key party again.<p>However, one 13-year-old from Texas, says she was woken by a smoky smell and didn't even worry about it. She went back to sleep.<p>For Ariel Tolfree, though, the smell didn't go away. When she woke …

Why Google's Waze Is Helping Local Governments Track Users

In Rio de Janeiro most eyes are on the final, nail-biting matches of the World Cup. Over in the command center of the city’s department of transport though, they’re on a different set of screens altogether.<p>Planners there are watching the aggregated data feeds of thousands of smartphones being …

The Worst President Since World War II? Uh, Guess Again

When George W. Bush was inaugurated president of the United States on January 20, 2001, the unemployment rate stood at 2.4 percent. By the time Dubya completed his second term in office on January 19, 2009, the unemployment rate had risen to 7 percent. When Dubya took office in 2001, he was left …

Opera Lets You Get Free Internet for Watching Ads

Browser-maker Opera is shaking up the mobile advertising market just a little, after it introduced Sponsored Web Pass, a new version of its pay-as-you-go Web Pass service that effectively gives phone owners free mobile Internet in exchange for watching sponsored messages.<p>The Norwegian company, …

Twitter is Opening its Data to the Music Industry

Hot on the heels of a deal with CNN and Dataminr to bring the benefits of its data to journalists, Twitter is focusing on unlocking the potential of its platform for the music industry. The company today announced a partnership with 300 Entertainment, a music industry firm founded by ex-Warner …

Flurry Finds Christmas App Download Spike Continues, But Lessens As People Get Used To Smartphones

Mobile analytics and ad platform Flurry has released its annual report on the state of app downloads over Christmas for 2013, and as is usually the case, consumers clearly went crazy for apps this year. Unwrapping a new iPad will inevitably prompt a spike in software downloads, but Flurry is …

Google’s Chromebooks Have Hit Their Stride

It looks like Microsoft was right to worry about Google’s Chromebook project. According to the latest numbers from NPD, Chromebooks accounted for 21 percent of all laptop sales and almost 10 percent of all computer sales to businesses in 2013. That’s up from virtually nothing in the year before. …