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Brazil, Germany debut UN Web privacy resolution

Brazil and Germany introduce UN resolution to protect Internet privacy from eavesdroppers

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:08pm EST

Twitter appeal wanes in parts of Asia

Slowing growth for Twitter in Asia shows challenge to keep users engaged, grow advertising

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 03:40pm EST

Fast food chain invents mask so women can wolf burgers

A Japanese fast-food chain says women don't like to be seen with their mouths wide open. So, the chain invented a paper mask to shield a women's mouth while she wolfs down a huge hamburger.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 01:41am EST

Challenges abound for Twitter heading into IPO

Challenges abound for Twitter ahead of and beyond initial public offering

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 03:38pm EST

Identity theft is a growing concern for teenagers

Identity theft is a growing concern for a group that might not seem likely: Teenagers.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 01:26pm EST

Self-censoring online now part of job-hunting process

Privacy experts warn nothing is private online. So, many people - including young job-seekers - are trying to clean-up their Internet personas.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 03:51am EST

Local site speeds search for after-school activities

The search for after-school activities and kids' camps can be time-consuming and frustrating. Activity Rocket lets a parent type a child's age, location, and area of interest and quickly search for options.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 02:53pm EST

Gadget prevents lost smartphones, missed calls

Nothing can ruin a day faster than losing a smartphone. The Vybe vibrating smart bracelet helps prevent lost phones and also offers a way to be alerted to calls without having to always have your phone on your hip.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 09:22am EST

UN resolution aims to protect right to privacy

Brazil and Germany propose UN resolution to protect right to privacy against eavesdropping

Friday - 11/01/2013, 05:30pm EDT

EU spying backlash threatens billions in US trade

Growing European backlash over spying threatens billions of dollars in US trade

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 07:14am EDT

Apple admits 'very limited' iPhone 5S battery problem

Apple says a manufacturing problem is affecting the battery life of a small number of new iPhone 5S models. The company will replace affected phones.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 07:14am EDT

Smartphone app releases scented alerts, notifications

Notifications are usually audible or visual - a soon to be released smartphone app and accessory will release a burst of fragrance, ranging from curry to lemon to alert smartphone users.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 08:32pm EDT

Starbucks lets you tweet a cup of coffee

Starbucks now lets Twitter users buy a coffee drink for a friend by including @tweetacoffee in the 140 character message.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 04:39am EDT

How parents can monitor, protect children with smartphones

Most children want their own smartphones and if they get one, parents better be prepared.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 04:30am EDT

Tips for taking black and white photos with your phone

In a world where everyone is taking and sharing smartphone photos, black and white images often stand out for their starkness, contrast, and classic look. A local photographer offers tips on shooting in black and white.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 06:22am EDT

All the bugs this week's iOS 7 update is supposed to fix

Shortly after unveiling its new products, Apple quietly released an update to its iOS 7 operating system, which has been scrutinized and criticized by many who found their mobile devices performing poorly.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 08:24am EDT

Turning a broken iPhone into something creative

With just over a week until Halloween, here's a how-to on putting together a tech-related costume: a broken iPhone.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 05:19am EDT

New iPads to star in Apple reveal

Apple is expected to unveil new versions of its iPad tablets in today's announcement in San Francisco, which will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern. Here's what the experts predict.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 07:19am EDT
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Online News Association rebooting journalism education

The world's largest association of digital journalists are working on new ways to transform the news industry, at the Online News Association annual conference in Atlanta.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 10:44am EDT
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How to participate in a Twitter chat

A Twitter chat is a real-time, informal conversation between people interested in a topic. It can be difficult to understand how to be part of a Twitter chat, so here are a few basics.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 04:14am EDT
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