Apr 28, 2014 5:56pm

Sick App Tells You When You’re Standing Near Sick People

This app is sick. Or wait, it helps you avoid being sick. That’s even cooler. Sickweather alerts users when they are  near other people who have recently tweeted or updated their Facebook statuses complaining about feeling ill, the website explains. It’s available on smartphones, so… Read More »

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Apr 23, 2014 11:13am

Why Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto Wants to Hug the Bitcoin Community

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man who has denied allegations he is the founder of Bitcoin, said in a new video that he wants to give the crypto-currency community a big hug to thank its members for their support. It’s one expensive embrace. More than 49 bitcoins, amounting… Read More »

Apr 22, 2014 4:53pm

Assessing the Damage From Heartbleed

The Internet didn’t stay broken-hearted from the Heartbleed bug for long. Heartbleed, which even has its own logo, helped raise awareness about online security, and as a result, it appears many sites have now patched security flaws and prompted users to change their passwords. The… Read More »

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Apr 22, 2014 10:23am

Apple Mocks Samsung in Earth Day Ad

Talk about a (solar) burn! Apple took a thinly vieled dig at rival Samsung in an Earth Day advertisement. The full-page ad features Apple’s solar farm and the message: “There are some ideas we want every company to copy.” “There’s one area where we actually… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 11:39am

Google Glass 1-Day ‘Explorer’ Offer a Sell Out

The hot item at Tuesday’s one-day-only Google Glass public sale was the “cotton” colored frames, which sold out in a matter of hours once the wearable tech devices became available. The sale was part of an expansion of Google’s Explorer program, in which they allow… Read More »

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Apr 14, 2014 4:32pm

Why Google Just Bought A Drone Company

Who in Silicon Valley doesn’t have their own fleet of drones now? Google acquired Titan Aerospace, a drone company, today, just one month after it was reportedly being eyed by Facebook. “It’s still early days, but atmospheric satellites could help bring internet access to millions… Read More »

Apr 12, 2014 6:00am

5 Quick Tips to Spring Clean Your Digital Life

It may be time to put away the snow boots and thick jackets and go through the annual spring cleaning checklist, but don’t forget to give your digital life a quick clean-up, too. Robert Siciliano, a McAfee online security expert, shared five tips with… Read More »

Apr 11, 2014 10:28am

What the Heartbleed Bug Looks Like to Hackers

This is what hackers see when they exploit the Heartbleed bug to steal private data, such as passwords and credit card numbers, from vulnerable users, according to malware analyst Mark Loman. Do not login to Yahoo! The OpenSSL bug #heartbleed allows extraction of usernames and… Read More »

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Apr 9, 2014 3:28pm

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Facebook ads in the right-hand column — the Siberia of advertising compared to the prime real estate in the news feed — are getting a makeover. “In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new design for ads in the right-hand column,” Facebook said… Read More »

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Apr 8, 2014 4:07pm

What You Need to Know About Twitter’s New Look

Twitter began its gradual roll-out today of its new profile redesign and the result looks a lot like Facebook. The new look includes a larger profile picture and a header photo that spans the top of the entire page. Twitter said the redesign allows users… Read More »