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Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

10 Steps to Create Your First Android App

Building an Android app isn’t as hard as it might seem, as long as you focus on creating a simple app at first. Android Authority shares a tutorial …

Android Apps

The internet risks hitting peak capacity soon, but it can be saved

The internet has more than one capacity problem to worry about, apparently. Researchers met in London this week to tackle growing concerns that fiber optic cables, which represent the internet's backbone, are hitting their physical limits. An Alcatel-Lucent representative warned that we could hit …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Back to the Future

Top 10 Ways to Customize Your Desktop

You spend a lot of waking hours at your computer, so why not make it a little prettier (and more productive)? Here are 10 ways to customize every …

Top 10

How to bring back Chrome's old New Tab page

Don't like Chrome's new New Tab page? You know, the one with the big Google search bar that you don't need with Chrome's omnibox directly above it? With a quick tweak, you can return to the old New Tab page.<p>The largest element on Chrome's redesigned New Tab page -- the Google search bar -- is …

Software

Seven Free Add-ins and Apps to Supercharge Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is already a robust, feature-filled office suite. If you want to make it even easier and boost your productivity, here are seven …

Home prices through the roof - biggest jump in 7 years

U.S. home prices went through the roof in April, posting their biggest monthly gain in seven years.<p>If that wasn't enough of a sign the housing market is roaring back, sales of new single-family homes in May rose to their highest monthly level in nearly five years.<p>"The recovery is definitely broad …

Housing Market

World Bank sees end of poverty in 2030

Before saying a word at a press conference in Washington this year, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim held up a piece of paper on which he had scrawled a number: 2030.<p>The finance ministers and central bankers who set the World Bank's agenda had just signed off on his request to set a deadline – 17 …

America’s Economy is Outperforming Rivals Because the U.S. is Excelling at Globalization

It’s easy to blame globalization for our many economic woes. But the ability of American business—and American policy—to engage with the world is …

My 'One Week Later' Review Of The Samsung Galaxy S4

Last week I started to review the Samsung Galaxy S4. Rather than take notes and build up a view of the device in a few weeks time, I’m going to review my usage of the device as I go along. Rather than a formal review process, I’ll simply look back on how the latest Android device is working out …

FBI ran child porn site for two weeks in attempt to identify over 5,000 pedophiles

The FBI kept a site facilitating the viewing and sharing of child pornography running for two weeks to try and catch pedophiles. <i>The San Francisco Chronicle</i> reports that the agency raided what it describes as a bulletin board-type site back in November. Rather than shutting it down, investigators …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

Yahoo’s Bid for Hulu in $600M to $800M Range — Even as It Preps Other Big Deals in Mobile and Communications

According to numerous sources close to the situation, Yahoo has bid from $600 million to $800 million for the premium video site Hulu.<p>The reason for …

Advertising

Microsoft, Samsung to do glasses, prices to range from $200 to $500

Watch out, Google. Even with a headstart in developing wearable computing devices through Glass, there are two major competitors possibly on the horizon, waiting for the right opportunity to pounce.<p>Reports indicate that Microsoft and Samsung are both keenly interested in competing against Google in …

Wearable Tech

Beijing Startup Builds On Shoulders Of Giants To Go Global And IPO From China

Beijing entrepreneur Alan Guo makes the point that today, big companies serve small companies rather than the other way around. And his four-year-old startup Light in the Box is a good example.<p>Meeting with Guo at his office in Beijing, he relates how his global e-commerce business relies on Google …

Yelp To Business Owners: Stop Accusing Us Of 'Extortion'

Last month, LA Times columnist Sandy Banks reported on a sign she saw at a local restaurant: "Stop the Bully. Boycott Yelp," it read.<p>That lead to an outpouring of reader comments from business owners who complained that "good reviews routinely were hidden and bad ones displayed" until they became …

Tesla pays off its $451 milllion federal loan

The repayment is sure to relieve pressure on the company and the Obama administration<p>Electric car maker Tesla Motors, in a move that is sure to buoy both the company and the Obama administration, announced Wednesday that it has paid off its entire federal loan.<p>It is paying off $451.8 million of the …

After bouts of drama, HP’s turnaround is taking hold

<b>The numbers:</b> They were good. PC maker Hewlett-Packard reported a 32% decline in profit, but that still beat analyst expectations. Net revenue was also down by 10%, but the company raised the lower end of its annual forecast by $0.10 to $3.50 earnings per share.<p><b>The takeaway:</b> Costs fell by almost 9% …

Meg Whitman

IT Pros Are Using LinkedIn In A Surprising Way: To Shop For Enterprise Tech

Before writing checks for projects that may cost their companies tens of thousands up to a million dollars, IT pros will naturally do their homework.<p>And they are increasingly doing that homework by crawling social networks to find out what others are saying about the product.<p>So LinkedIn conducted a …

LinkedIn

Heat hold on to take 2-1 series lead on Bulls

CHICAGO -- So much for South Beach style. The Miami Heat showed again they can get down and dirty.<p>LeBron James came on strong down the stretch to …

Basketball