Nanette Vaughn

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5 best Android apps to transfer files from Android to PC and other ways too!

One of the more common things people need to do is transfer files from their mobile device or tablet to their desktop. Sometimes it’s a photo, sometimes it’s a song, and many other times it’s some sort of document, presentation, or other file that needs transferred. There are actually quite a few …

Apps

Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy Note Edge - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

Samsung - Galaxy Note Edge<p>Display Size<p>5.1-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (576 ppi)<p>5.6-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (525 ppi)<p>Resolution …

Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: a mid-range smartphone with high-end looks and feel

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The sides are chamfered metal, while two slide-out trays hold the microSD card and nano Sim card. A little bit of paint chipped off one of the doors while using a Sim ejection …

How PayPal uses deep learning and detective work to fight fraud

Hui Wang has seen the nature of online fraud change a lot in the 11 years she’s been at PayPal. In fact, a continuous evolution of methods is kind of …

Machine Learning

Whatever Happened to Facebook's Anonymous Login?

Almost a year after its unveiling, Anonymous Login is still in beta.<p>There are many things that come to mind when you hear the word “Facebook” — anonymity likely isn’t one of them.<p>The social network has long required users to sign up and interact with friends using their authentic identity. That’s …

Insurers worry self-driving cars could put a dent in their business

Three companies note driverless vehicles as a possible financial threat, while a parts manufacturer fears a decline in ‘the number and severity of accidents’<p>A world of robot cars may still be a long way off but that hasn’t stopped some big insurance companies from worrying about them. And not for …

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Jet Lag

Korean court decriminalizes adultery

Finally bowing to cultural and legal changes over the past 60 years, South Korea's top court has abolished a law that could send cheating spouses and their lovers to jail for adultery.<p>The law, enacted in 1953, was intended to protect wives, who had few rights or financial resources in a …

Amazon wants to fit trucks with 3D printers to speed up deliveries

Amazon has been experimenting with new shipping methods lately, but one day soon it might not have to worry about sending items at all, and use 3D printers to produce them on the curbs outside customers' homes instead. The e-commerce giant has filed several patent applications for a system that …

60,000 Accounts Deleted from Social Media Sites in China

Some of China’s most popular social media sites deleted more than 60,000 accounts in the last 24 hours because they did not conform to the strict new regulations due to be put in place on Sunday.<p>Reuters reported that the country’s top social networks – QQ, Tencent’s WeChat and Sina Weibo – carried …

Social Media

Samsung's voice-recording smart TVs breach privacy law, campaigners claim

US consumer rights group Epic claims Samsung has breached the privacy of its users, and is demanding an FCC investigation<p>Samsung could be investigated by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US following a complaint which claims its smart TVs record private conversations without informing …

Privacy

TalkTalk admits attackers stole customers' personal details

TalkTalk has enjoyed its fair share of positive press in recent months, thanks to its new carrier deal with O2 and the acquisition of Blinkbox Movies, but there could be some rougher times ahead. In an email to customers, the quad-play provider confirmed that it was the target of an intrusion at …

Measles outbreak that started at California Disney parks grows to 95 cases in U.S., Mexico

A measles outbreak whose spread originated at Disneyland has grown to 95 cases.<p>The California Department of Public Health tells the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that 79 of those in infections are in California and 52 of them can be linked directly to Disney Parks.<p>The rest are in Michigan, …

Stephen Colbert departs, and his Nation mourns

Watching the first episode of "The Colbert Report," I remember thinking, He cannot possibly sustain this.<p>Mine wasn't the early-days concern I have heard expressed most often as Stephen Colbert prepares to deliver his final "Colbert Report" Thursday: that no matter how large his talent, how good his …

Fire destroys LA construction site, snarls traffic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A raging fire that may have been intentionally set Monday destroyed a massive apartment complex under construction in downtown Los …

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top …

'S.S. Ebola' passengers show good humor on cruise despite viral anxiety

They dubbed the ship the S.S.<p>Ebola, bellied up to the bar to spend $200 vouchers, and shared wild rumors for several days at sea. But when passengers of the Carnival Magic stepped ashore in Galveston on Sunday morning, their vacation smiles soon faded to frowns of wary bemusement at the phalanx of …

Battle Over Ebola Travel Ban: Health Officials Call It a Big Mistake

There are reasons the U.S. hasn't enacted a travel ban on countries where Ebola has broken out: It wouldn't work and could actually make things worse, health officials say.<p>Still, that's done little to quell the calls for a ban.<p>On Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry became the latest politician to call …

U.N. Ebola Chief: World 'Was Not Prepared' for This Outbreak

The head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response said Sunday that the global community could not anticipate the spread of the disease. In an interview on NBC’s "Meet the Press," Anthony Banbury told Chuck Todd that the circumstances surrounding the outbreak were …

Family of first US Ebola victim tell of dispiriting public reaction to their plight

Before her fiance became the first person to die from Ebola in the US, Louise Troh was like a surrogate mother to Esther Toe, who had emigrated to Texas from their native Liberia with no family and little money.<p>“This is your sister,” Troh told Youngor Jallah, her real daughter, when Jallah arrived …

Cruz attacks White House on Ebola as Pentagon forms medical support team

Scientists and politicians clashed over the US response to Ebola on Sunday, as all-clears given to Texas healthcare workers and a cruise ship passenger potentially exposed to the disease failed to quell continued public unease.<p>One man has died from Ebola in the US; two nurses who treated him at a …

Pentagon building rapid-response Ebola team

The Pentagon will build a 30-person, rapid-response Ebola medical support team to aid civilian health care workers should additional cases of the virus be diagnosed in the U.S., officials said Sunday.<p>The effort was requested by the Department of Health and Human Services "as an added prudent …

New York airport is first in US to screen passengers for Ebola symptoms

New York’s JFK airport on Saturday began screening passengers from the west African countries worst affected by Ebola, in an attempt to halt the international spread of the outbreak that has killed more than 4,000 people.<p>JFK is the first of five US airports to start enhanced screening of passengers …

American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads

<b>(CNN) —</b> Emergency rooms around the United States are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they have Ebola.<p>"I have seen several people who had acute illnesses worried that they may have Ebola," said Dr. Mark Reiter.<p>He works as an emergency room doctor in …

Ebola hospital defends patient's care

<b>The Texas hospital that treated Ebola victim Eric Duncan has said his nationality had no bearing on the care he received before his death.</b><p>Some of his relatives have said he did not get as good treatment as other people because he was Liberian.<p>But a hospital statement said he received "the same high …

Liberia: 41 UN staffers under Ebola observation

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's United Nations peacekeeping mission has placed 41 staff members, including 20 military personnel, under "close …

Dallas hospital treating Ebola patient acknowledges 'painful' days

From the moment he arrived Monday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. John Bertrand faced the anxiety of his patients fearful because a man with the deadly Ebola virus was being treated there.<p>The hospital, after all, was where the expectant mothers planned on delivering their babies. One …

Disease