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How to Make a VPN Give Up Its Secrets

<i>UPDATED 4:00 p.m. EDT Monday with clarification from the researcher.</i><p>LAS VEGAS — The security of many well-known virtual private network (VPN) …

Information Systems

Are your live local channels on a streaming TV service yet?

By now you've probably considered cutting the cable TV cord to save money on your TV bill. Maybe you're fine without paying for live TV. You watch mostly Netflix and YouTube anyway, and when you want live TV, you just use an antenna.<p>Then again, maybe you want more: a full slate of live TV channels …

Sling TV

Building an E-Commerce Website: 8 Technical Aspects You Need to Know

Deploying e-commerce software can be easy or difficult depending on your needs. But these days it's also critical to most retailers' success so it …

eCommerce

Samsung plans to turn 'The Wall' display into a home TV

At CES 2018, Samsung unveiled "The Wall," a 146-inch 4K TV with MicroLED tech that offers many of the benefits of OLED TVs, like pure blacks and bright whites. Today, display president Han Jong-hee said that Samsung will start mass-producing The Wall in September, but also announced that it will …

OLEDs

Shrug ransomware victim? Here's how to retrieve your locked files for free

'Newbie' malicious developers have had a go at building and distributing ransomware -- but their mistakes mean damage can be avoided.<p><i>Video:</i> …

Ransomware

Backup best practices: A NAS is not enough

Losing your data can suck. If you have the right backup strategy, though, recovery of lost data can be nearly painless. You do have the right backup …

Social Media

The best website builder for small businesses

<i>By Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full website builder guide here.</i><p>After researching 17 of the top website-building services …

Small Business

Turn any TV into a giant touchscreen with this awesome device

Remember the second-generation Surface Hub Microsoft announced earlier this year? If not, it’s basically a giant wall-mounted touchscreen that’s …

Tech Trends

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

Amazon says this business opportunity could make you up to $300K a year — here's how to get into the program

Thursday, Amazon announced a new business it says almost anyone with enough savings and a desire to be their own boss can do: staffing and operating …

How to buy a Wi-Fi router

Previous Next<p>1 of 6<p>Wireless routers are everywhere. Nearly every house, apartment, business, and sketchy van parked down by the river has one. A …

You Get Positive Performance Reviews But No Promotion? Seven Reasons Your Career Has Stalled

At a recent career advancement workshop, one participant lamented that, despite consistently positive performance reviews, he has not so far received a promotion. His career has stalled and needs a boost. How can he move up? What should he say to his manager? How do you know when the situation is …

Career Development

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 15th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

TV

Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.<p>After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in our homes, most of us generally care more about speed of data transmissions and how much range the router can cover.<p>But it’s time to …

Wi-Fi

The Best Xbox One Games You're Not Playing

If You Want To Humanize Your Brand On Social Media, Try These 10 Tactics

The reason channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube are so successful is because they encourage two-way conversations with customers. If you want those conversations to be successful and ultimately lead to conversions, you have to remember that people want to talk to other people, not …

Public Relations

Email Marketing Under GDPR: What You Need To Know

Frankly, speaking this action was a warranted one.Aggressive and abusive email marketing tactics had become quite rampant and even I, from a …

Expand Your Computer Science Knowledge With This Set of Courses

This course is an investment in skills to help you get ahead.<p>There's no arguing that having a solid understanding of computer science can take you …

Everyone Loves Tile Trackers, But This $12 Bluetooth Tracker is Better in One Important Way

If your the type of person who is constantly loosing track of your keys or phone but have become frustrated with the Tile’s battery life limitations,</i> …

Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>How I got $1M investment in a currywurst queue<p>You can’t build an empire alone. You need partners, team members, customers, investors, and other people to help you. But it’s hard to get to some people. Extending your network with the right investors, customers, or future …

8 Simple Tips That Will Improve The Way You Use Email

Ask any of the members of my team, and they’ll tell you my favorite kind of email is just “Hey, can we hop on the phone? Call me when you have a chance.” I’ve always been much better and more comfortable talking in person or over the phone with others, but I live in the year 2018, and email is a …

Productivity

How to reset your router

If you’ve been paying attention to news lately, you may have noticed the widespread calls from the FBI and DOJ to reset your home wireless router for …

Wi-Fi

ATSC 3.0: The future of free antenna TV is coming, eventually

It's been two years since we last wrote about ATSC 3.0, also known as "Next Gen TV," and a lot has changed. But with the breakneck speed of change in other areas of TV -- namely streaming video -- the new version of free antenna TV is moving at a snail's pace.<p>Certain aspects of ATSC 3.0 have been …

9 futuristic home gadgets that will simply blow your mind

When was the last time you got a smart gadget for your home? Apparently, home automation device sales are on the rise! People seem to be adapting to …

Create your own movie theater anywhere with this smart, portable projector

We've all been there: it's been a long day, the kids are screaming, and all you want to do is relax on your couch with some Netflix and pizza (and …

Deals: iKlips miReader 4K

Between trying to expand the memory of your iOS devices, handle and organize your photos and videos between cameras and other devices, and keep your iPhone and/or iPad charged, you can end up with a pile of dongles and adapters if you aren’t careful. The iKlips miReader from Adam Elements can take …

Make your house smarter w/ the HomeKit-compatible Wemo Bridge for $30 (Reg. $40)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon is currently offering the Wemo Bridge for <b>$29.99 shipped</b>. That’s $10 off the going rate found at other retailers like …

Want a smart home? Start with these best smart home devices

So, you want to turn your “dumb” house into a smarter one. You’re not alone. Analysts expect the smart home devices industry to reach $107.4 billion …

Smart Homes

How to access the Dark Web

The Dark Web is an infamous digital hive of scum and villainy, where people around the world visit their black markets and conduct encrypted business …

Dark Web