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60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Light from digital devices triggers creation of toxic molecule in the retina that can cause macular degeneration<p>Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US …

Macular Degeneration

WhatsApp messages and senders can be altered after you received them, say researchers

Security researchers have discovered that it’s possible for hackers to change both the content and the sender of a WhatsApp message after you’ve received it …<p>This includes the ability to change quoted messages, to make it appear you said something you didn’t.<p><i>CNET</i> reports that the possibility was …

Facebook's surveillance is nothing compared to Comcast, AT&T and Verizon | Salome Viljoen

Comcast, AT&T and Verizon pose a greater surveillance risk than Facebook – but their surveillance is much harder to avoid<p>If you think Facebook’s “Cambridge Analytica problem” is bad, just wait until Comcast and Verizon are able to do the same thing.<p>In response to the Cambridge Analytica data …

Cambridge Analytica

Facebook announces Portal, a standalone video chat device

• Facebook today announced Portal, a standalone video chat device.<br>• Portal will cost $499 and come with advanced facial recognition software.<br>• It is uncertain whether a device that expensive with such a limited use will be successful.<p>Yesterday, Facebook announced it was killing off the virtual assistant …

What Sephora Knows About Women in Tech That Silicon Valley Doesn’t

More than 60% of the retailer’s technology workers are female<p>In a San Francisco office an hour’s drive from some of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley, Sephora has managed a corporate feat that would make the leaders of Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. envious: a majority of the …

Silicon Valley

US government removes Kaspersky from approved vendors list

The security company says it's caught in the middle of a geopolitical fight<p>Kaspersky Lab's ongoing fears that it would lose US government contracts due to its alleged links with the Russian government have been realised. The Trump administration has removed the Moscow-based cyber security company …

Trump Administration

Is Your Stuff Safe in the Cloud?

Storing documents in a private cloud that you access from home is one way to minimize risk of hacking<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@geoffreyfowler<p>geoffreyfowler<p>Google+<p>Geoffrey.Fowler@wsj.com<p>Have you seen the headlines lately? Hacking and surveillance are …

Personal Data

Mark Zuckerberg: It's No Secret That the Tech Community Has an Issue With Diversity

Facebook's founder says a company can't expect to 'magically' solve its diversity problems, it needs to work for it.<p>Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the tech industry's diversity problem on Monday, saying that "I don't think it's a secret that the tech community and industry has an issue with diversity."<p>…

Oh my lord, Google finally fixed CAPTCHAs

The CAPTCHA system ranks somewhere between autoplaying video and mandatory email signups as one of the worst things on the internet. They’ve long …

Machine Learning

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Could Get $23 Million Severance Package After Verizon Deal Closes

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, following the closing of the Verizon acquisition of the internet company’s operating businesses, will get a golden parachute …

How the "tech support" scam works

Security researchers at Stony Brook deliberately visited websites that try to trick visitors into thinking that their computers are broken, urging …

Ransomware warning for phones, watches and TVs

Government bodies are warning that criminals and states are exploiting cyber weaknesses on "a scale and boldness not seen before".<p>Digital attacks are …

8 Business Cards That Will Elevate Your Professional Game

Recently, as I handed my business card to a friend I'd just made, he looked at it longingly before putting it away, and commenting, “That’s when I’ll …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

WhatsApp vulnerability explained: by the man who discovered it | Tobias Boelter

Facebook denies it is deliberate loophole but Tobias Boelter sets out what the vulnerability is and why it matters<p>There was an outcry when the Guardian published my information regarding a vulnerability within WhatsApp’s implementation of end-to-end encryption, but much of the response misses the …

Millions of Android Phones May Be Running Pre-Installed Spyware Apps

<b>Update</b>: ZTE USA responded in a statement to the IBTimes on recent reports about spyware in devices.<p><i>“We confirm that no ZTE devices in the U.S. have</i> …

How to Safely Delete Private Data Forever

If you’re erasing sensitive files from a computer, you probably want them gone forever and far beyond the reach of data recovery tools. …

The Perils of Empathy

In politics and policy, trying to feel the pain of others is a bad idea. Empathy distorts our reasoning and makes us biased, tribal and often cruel<p>Everywhere you turn in American politics, leaders talk about the need for empathy. The best-known instance, of course, comes from Bill Clinton, who told …

Bill Clinton

How to Enable Reader Mode in Chrome on Android Phone

Even though there are several advanced web browsers like Safari, Firefox, and Google Chrome are by far the most sought after across all the …

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WhatsApp to start sharing user data with Facebook

Phone numbers will be shared with Facebook to offer 'better friend suggestions [and] more relevant ads'<p>After WhatsApp was bought by Facebook in 2014, users worried that the messaging app's strong stance on privacy might be compromised. Co-founder Jan Koum hoped to stem these fears, writing in a …

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

Lose Belly Fat Fast - This 15 Minute Workout Will Help You Lose Belly Fat In 1 Week

You are going to complete a set of exercises aimed at burning off calories that will help you lose belly fat fast, exercises you can perform at home …

Hackers are using this nasty text-message trick to break into people's accounts

It requires a second level of proof of who you are — typically a code sent to your phone — before you can log in. This prevents anyone from gaining unauthorised access to your account, even if they manage to get hold of your password.<p>However, hackers and hijackers are managing to find ways around …

Hackers Can Steal Your Facebook Account With Just A Phone Number

Even where users have chosen strong passwords and taken extra security measures, their Facebook accounts are not safe from hackers. Researchers have proven just that by taking control of a Facebook account with only a phone number and some hacking skills to exploit the SS7 network, a core piece of …

Social Media

Here’s How Cancer Changed The Way I Think About My Body

Surviving Stage IV breast cancer has made me appreciate exactly what I can — and can’t — control when it comes to my own body.<p>Think about your body for a moment: Is it functioning properly? Is your blood humming through your veins? Does anything hurt? Most of us don’t think about our various organs …

Breast Cancer

This Is Your Brain on a Breakup

For most of us, breaking up is almost inevitable at some point in life. A survey of college students at Case Western Reserve University found that …

How to Master Microsoft Office PowerPoint

PowerPoint lets you put presentations together in a snap, but your slide shows can be dull and boring if you only know the basics. It’s time to learn …