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How to spot birds, planes, and maybe even a superhero with your iPhone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Sometimes we get so caught up in connecting to each other on various social networks, we often forget that we are surrounded …

Your personal information just isn't safe

Companies can't keep your data safe. It's that simple.<p>When Target lost data on some 110 million customers, it recommended them to credit bureau Experian for "identity theft protection," offering to cover the cost for a year.<p>Think you're in better hands? Think again.<p>Sometime before the Target (TGT) …

Can you outsmart a hacker? - CNNMoney

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Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.<p>Swiss security researcher Dominique Bongard said many popular routers' computer chips use a "random number generator" intended to safeguard your password -- but it turns out those "random" …

You've been hacked! Here's what to do

Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn't in the business of stealing your bank …

Google X project aims to define the perfect ‘healthy human’ via in-depth scientific study

Take one molecular biologist, add a few physiology experts, combine with several biochemistry wizards and throw in some folk from the field of …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than …

How to make money from your smartphone pictures

Smartphone camera technology continues to improve, and you benefit by getting high-quality smartphone pictures. But what if there were a way to sell those beautiful shots? There is! Mike Gutkin, research scientist and avid photographer based in New York City, makes money from selling his smartphone …

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MacTrast Deals: The Beginner Web Dev Hacker Bundle

If you want something done right, do it yourself. That applies to websites too. Today’s MacTrast Deal is 64 hours of web and mobile development …

New technique could boost internet speeds tenfold

The problem with TCP/IP<p>Data is sent over the internet in "packets," or small chunks of digital information. The exact format of the packets and the …

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Google and IEEE Offer $1 Million Prize for Smaller Power Inverter

Bigger isn’t necessarily better, especially when it comes to power inverters, which are devices that convert electricity from direct current (such as solar panels and batteries) into alternating current for use in homes, businesses and electric cars. That’s why Google and the Institute of …

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Here comes the 2nd Wave of Wi-Fi: Asus’s new hopped-up 802.11ac routers start shipping

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Asus<p>The new IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard may have just emerged, but there is already a newer wireless home networking …