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Manage, save and invest your money with these apps

New to managing money? Apps and tools like Mint, Toshl Finance and YNAB can help you save for what’s important.<p><i>This story is part of "Follow the Money," a look at how digital cash is changing the way we save, shop and work.</i><p>I'll be the first to admit I don't know much about managing money. I'm 24 …

Personal Finance

Spotify gives its iOS and Android apps a complete overhaul

Spotify's mobile app just got a major overhaul.<p>The music streaming app, available for iOS and Android and rolling out globally to users in the coming …

Apps

Instagram launches “Data Download” tool to let you leave

Two weeks ago TechCrunch called on Instagram to build an equivalent to Facebook’s “Download Your Information feature so if you wanted to leave for another photo sharing network, you could. The next day it announced this tool would be coming and now TechCrunch has spotted it rolling out to users. …

Social Media

Google Chrome: Over 20 Million Users Installed Malware Infected Ad Blockers Into Their Browsers

Ad blocking tools are installed by hundreds of millions of internet users to ward off unwanted ads, intrusive marketing techniques, and to prevent …

Google Chrome

Big Wave Surfing in Portugal: Pictures

Lynyrd Skynyrd Set Hometown Stadium Gig for Final Show

Band to conclude Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour in Jacksonville, Florida with Kid Rock and Jason Aldean<p>Lynyrd Skynyrd announced that the …

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Windows 10 apps on an open-source OS? ReactOS gains experimental support for latest Windows software

ReactOS is a free and open-source, Windows-compatible OS that looks similar to Windows XP -- now with experimental support for Windows 10 …

Software

How to equip your car for emergencies

Take the junk out of your trunk and put this gear in instead.<p>Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using …

Batteries

15 Reasons to be Proud of Israel

In celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday, here are 15 amazing reasons to be proud of the Jewish state.

Israel

Are Iran and Israel Headed for Their First Direct War?

SYRIA-ISRAEL BORDER, Golan Heights — Ever since the Iranian Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran and Israel have been fighting each other in the shadows — through proxies, assassination squads and cyber-virus attacks, but never as rival armies meeting on the field of battle. That may be about to …

Middle East

Undocumented immigrants pay billions of dollars in federal taxes each year

Here’s how they do it.<p>One of the biggest misconceptions about undocumented immigrants is that they don’t pay any taxes. In his first address to Congress, President Trump set the tone for his coming immigration agenda when he said immigration costs US taxpayers “billions of dollars a year.”<p>A 2017 …

Retirement

What Cristiano Ronaldo was seen doing before scoring penalty against Juventus shows why he is world's best

Cristiano Ronaldo's stoppage time penalty was the difference as Real Madrid progressed to the semi-final of the Champions League at the expense of …

Soccer

Fidelity Is Rethinking How It Charges You for Financial Advice

Fidelity Investments is overhauling what it charges affluent clients for financial advice, one of the biggest-ever pricing shake-ups for a firm that …

This is what the new Gmail will look like

Earlier today, we reported that Google was about to give Gmail a major facelift.<p>This update is said to include new features currently present in Inbox, such as smart replies and the ability to snooze emails. The update will also bring Gmail up to date with Google’s rapidly changing design …

Apps

Exactly what happens to your body when you don't have sex - Cornwall Live

People having a lot of sex can often be the envy of all their mates but now there has been some scientific proof as to why getting plenty of ‘nookie’ …

Immune System

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?

We’ve all been caught unawares by our digestive tract at one time or another.<p>It happened to the Nash family several months ago. We were nearing the …

Ancient Rome

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

Android Phones

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

Office365

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How to remove unwanted apps from Windows 10 (even though Microsoft doesn't want you to)

Certain Windows 10 apps can't be uninstalled the normal way--they have to be removed with PowerShell commands. Here's how you do it.<p>When it comes to …

Linux

No, private browsing mode won't hide your search history from advertisers

More than half of consumers mistakenly believe that Incognito and Private browsing modes will hide their identity and browsing habits from …

Privacy

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Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

Trump vs. Amazon: Let's set the record straight

Enough.<p>President Trump took aim at Amazon yet again.<p>The president on Thursday tweeted three misleading statements: 1) Amazon pays "little or no taxes to state & local governments," 2) Amazon's relationship with the US Post Office causes "tremendous loss" to the United States and 3) Amazon is …

eCommerce

7 reasons why you'll want Android P

A preview of Android P is now available for download, bringing with it new features and design tweaks.<p>Earlier this month, Google rolled out the developer's preview of its latest mobile OS, Android P. Right now, the update doesn't add a lot in the way of obvious features, and Google discourages …

Google Pixel

How Chromebooks became the go-to laptops for security experts

Chrome OS has provided one of the most robust cases of “usable security” available. Here’s the design philosophy from Google that led to that.<p>When the team behind Google's Chrome OS software and Chromebooks set out to reinvent the laptop, it quickly zeroed in on security as an area where it could …

Google

These 10 industries are most impacted by malicious bot traffic

Web traffic generated by bots has risen nearly 10 percent in the past year, with most of it aimed at these industries.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, …

Cybersecurity

With 4 months to switch on HTTPS, are web hosting companies ready?

Like it or not, if your website isn’t using HTTPS (the encrypted version of the web’s HTTP protocol) by July then you’re likely to lose …

Comment on Facebook fallout: How to protect your data by Geoff Palmer

So, here’s a question. I know what data *I* have entered into FaceBook (and I have just downloaded a 55MB zipped archive file of it from FB). But how …

Apps

How hackers are hijacking your cellphone account

Hackers simply intercept the one-time verification code.<p>Fraudsters have figured out how to break in to online accounts protected by two-factor authentication, where the authenticating device is your mobile phone.<p>They don’t steal the phone; they simply hijack the phone number. This enables them to …

Identity Theft