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43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

Online Education

How to invest with a social conscience: Some popular options

If you want to invest for the social good — or at least, how some professional money managers define the social good — there are plenty of options.<p>But the No.1 rule of socially responsible investing is the same as for any investing: Do your homework. Just because an investment meets socially …

Toyota: 'No one wants us to build electric cars'

Well, here’s one that may give electric-car owners and advocates a morning chuckle.<p>Toyota is well-known not only as one of the world’s three largest carmakers, but also the global leader in hybrids.<p>And it’s a staunch proponent of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles that has repeatedly said it doesn’t …

Cocoon Is A Smart Home Security Device That Uses Infrasonic Sound To Detect An Intruder

There’s currently no shortage of ‘smart’ security devices for your home, due to the ascendancy of the smart home market as a whole, coupled with a hardware renaissance driven by the rise of crowdfunding. These consumer home security devices usually consist simply of an Internet-connected camera of …

KnowRoaming sticker SIMs can now help more people avoid roaming charges

Remember KnowRoaming? That seemingly magical sticker SIM supposed to be attached on top of your usual one, so you can avoid expensive roaming charges? It's finally available for purchase. KnowRoaming works with a GSM Android, iPhone or Windows mobile device and connects you to a local carrier as …

I finally got my iPad to take calls like an iPhone (but it wasn't easy)

Two of the neatest features I expected from Apple's new iOS 8 operating system for its mobile devices involve that old disrespected function, voice calling on the phone.<p>One enables Wi-Fi calling on the iPhone -- the device can connect for voice calls, not only data services, when its Wi-Fi …

Mobile Devices

Square Cash now supports peer-to-peer payments sent via text message

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Square<p>When [company]Square[/company] launched its Cash peer-to-peer payments service last year, it made transferring …

Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issues coming soon

There have been reports by some recent Surface Pro 3 users -- specifically those buying the Intel Core i7 devices -- that their tablets are overheating.<p>Microsoft officials responded publicly on Tuesday to those reports, saying a fix is in the works and that it will be available "as soon as …

Surface Pro

49% off Spigen Galaxy S5 Tough Armor Bundle (last chance!)

<i>Last chance to grab the bundle, offer ends 9/4!</i><p>Keep Your Galaxy S5 Looking Like New with this Tough Armor Bundle by Spigen, 49% off in the Android Authority Deals Store.<p>If you are one of the millions of Samsung Galaxy S5 owners and want to protect your device from nasty dings and scratches, our …

11 tricks to make your Android run faster

It’s frustrating to drop several hundred dollars on a high-end smartphone only to find that the smooth and speedy performance you expected remains elusive. Mid-rangers and the budget end of the market are even more prone to stuttering and lag. There are various ways to speed up that Android …

The Latest Snowden Leak Is Devastating to NSA Defenders

The agency collected and stored intimate chats, photos, and emails belonging to innocent Americans—and secured them so poorly that reporters can now browse them at will.<p>Consider the latest leak sourced to Edward Snowden from the perspective of his detractors. The National Security Agency's …

You can buy a OnePlus One without an invite, but there are several catches

OnePlus did a great job drumming up the excitement for its “2014 flagship killer”, but not such a great job at actually making it available to eager buyers.<p>The invitation system in particular caused quite a bit of controversy, but OnePlus also had trouble shipping devices to early invite holders …

The DIY Guide to Launching a Successful eBay Store

From this search for “leather jacket” above, multiple products appear on the search results page on eBay displaying the image, name, and price of each product best matched to the search. When reviewing the products that appear in the search results, it’s clear which photos are professional and …

American teens don’t want to work

Here’s yet another thing your teenager doesn’t want to do this summer: get a job.<p>Data released Monday from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and …

World Bank loan to Honduran bank comes under scrutiny

The World Bank's commitment to change its lending practices to the private sector has been called into question by campaigners over a proposed multimillion-dollar loan to a Honduran commercial bank. It comes months after a damning internal investigation into the bank's dealings with a palm oil …

BluClik remote helps keep hands on wheel, not phone

For many older cars, plugging your phone into the auxiliary audio input is one of the easiest, most universal ways to bring your digital audio library and a wide range of streaming media apps with you on the road. The problem with this analog connection is that it's unidirectional; you still need …

Gear & Gadgets

FreshBooks’ accounting tool gives small businesses an easy way to get customer reviews

Small business owners have enough to do. If anything, they need more of the basics done automatically.<p>FreshBooks gets it. Today the company announced it’s adding an automatic reviewing and feedback system to its cloud-based accounting software.<p>Now, every time a small business completes a job and …

Exterminating Heartbleed: How To Clear It Out Of Your Data Center

If your house has ever been infested with roaches, you know that for every one you see, there are many more lurking hidden. The Heartbleed bug is the same way.<p>It’s not just in Web servers. It may be hidden deep throughout your organization in virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, virtual …

Paranoid Android 4.3 beta 1 brings Hover, and it looks very promising

Back in early March, the Paranoid Android team announced that Halo, the signature multitasking feature of the custom ROM, would be reinvented into a new feature called Hover. Now the latest beta release of PA brings the initial release of Hover, and it looks very promising.<p>Now available in Paranoid …

Why Better Place was doomed to epic failure from the start

The remarkable scope, overwhelming ambition, and epic failure of the Better Place electric-car service in Israel is worthy of a book, or several.<p>But until one appears, Fast Company magazine has produced the most comprehensive article yet on the founding–and foundering–of the great Better Place …

Pioneer brings Apple CarPlay to Australian dashboards - Roadshow

Pioneer has announced that it will be the first after-market manufacturer to bring Apple CarPlay functionality to the dashboards of Australian cars …

iPhone 5

Armed Pirates Raid Japanese Oil Tanker Off Malaysian Coast

The incident in the Malacca Strait, a route for about a quarter of the world's seaborne oil trade, has fueled fears piracy could be on the rise in the area and drive up ship insurance premiums.<p>Six pirates in a speedboat boarded the Naninwa Maru 1 at 1.00 a.m. local time on Wednesday off the coast …

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