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Verizon's Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini to get Android 4.4 starting today

Verizon Wireless has announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini smartphones will begin rolling out to users today. The update follows the launch of KitKat for the Moto X on all four major US carriers, and it is the first update to arrive for any …

The FCC Votes to Review Its Ban on In-Flight Calls

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Federal Communications Commission took a big step towards allowing in-flight phone calls during …

Flu vaccine kept 80,000 out of hospital last year, CDC says

The flu vaccine kept nearly 80,000 people out of the hospital last year, and prevented 6.6 million cases of flu, federal officials reported on Thursday.<p>Overall, vaccination lowered the rate of illness and hospitalization by 17 percent — and that’s with a fairly low vaccination rate of 45 percent …

Obama's Obamacare Lie is Politifact's 'Lie of the Year,' Which Is Always About Obamacare

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama's repeated insistence that people could keep their healthcare plans once Obamacare …

November Was Cold, But the Climate Keeps Warming

Global warming is a misnomer. “Warming” makes it sound as if the climate will get hotter at a steady, predictable pace—like a pot of soup heating on …

Smartphone Pin revealed by camera and microphone

<b>The Pin for a smartphone can be revealed by its camera and microphone, researchers have warned.</b><p>Using a program called PIN Skimmer, a team from the University of Cambridge found that codes entered on a number-only soft keypad could be identified.<p>The software watches your face via the camera and …

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Securing your private messages with cryptography apps and services for iOS and OS X

Sending secure messages, know also as cryptography, has been a part of our collective history for thousands of years. At its most basic, a key is …

Telepathwords: How Bad are Your Passwords?

Choosing an effective password that’s easy to remember and type, as well as hard to guess for would-be fraudsters, is a perennial problem. But it’s one that the folks at Microsoft Research are trying to tackle with an experimental tool called Telepathwords.<p>Armed with an arsenal of data on common …

How to Use Flipboard to Create a Killer DIY Hyperlocal Publication in 5 Minutes | Street Fight

<b>Published:</b><p>For anyone who owns an iPad, it’s no surprise that Flipboard is a breakthrough. The one-year-old application allows you to instantly turn …

Dell Ventures Launches $300M Fund And Inks Deal With Dropbox, Showing Deeper Focus On Storage

Dell Ventures has announced a $300 million “Strategic Innovation” venture fund to invest in startups that have a focus on areas, such as storage, next-generation data-center technology and mobile. The deal follows the company’s news today of a global sales relationship with Dropbox. The two pieces …