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Five good reasons to delete the Uber app right now

Popular ride-sharing service Uber bullies its rivals, intimidates women and gouges customers on fares. Now's the time to fight back by deleting the Uber app.

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How to keep Thanksgiving civil [CARTOON]

If you want to avoid conflict at the dinner table on turkey day, there are certain topics you should always avoid

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Two surprises in Fitbit's new Charge fitness tracker

Fitbit's latest wearable activity tracker, Charge, is a solid product that just might surprise you, but with two more Fitbit wearables due early next year, you might want to put your purchase plans on hold

Playstation 4 or Xbox One? Which should you pick up on Black Friday?

I've spent a year living with both consoles; here's my scorecard for which console is best in a variety of areas.

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Want to work at a fun tech company? Practice your social skills.

Being the smartest candidate doesn't always land you a job when a company values its culture.

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Five security developments we can be thankful for in 2014

The end of the year usually brings with it the annual tradition of consulting the InfoSec "crystal ball" to create a list of prognostications of doom for the coming year. Let's start a new tradition of looking back at the things that...

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Network security needs big data

As the inadequacies of perimeter-centric defenses become clearer, the zero-trust model grows more appealing. As for ZTM, it will need big data to succeed.

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Disruptive technology: Dead companies do tell tales

You can avoid becoming the next Blockbuster, Nokia or Kodak if you learn from their mistakes.

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5 ways to keep your devices charged during holiday travel

With the big Thanksgiving and year-end holidays bearing down on us, it's time to review some resourceful ways to keep your smartphone and tablet charged while on the go.

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Everybody has petaflops envy these days [CARTOON]

Supercomputers keep getting faster and more ubiquitous; it won’t be long before your teen wants one

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Woojer enhances gaming by letting you feel sound

It works with movies and music too, of course

Apple Pay’s security pros and cons

Taking credit card numbers out of transactions is a helpful step that could alleviate the risk of giant data breaches, but that doesn’t mean the bad guys are going to give up and become accountants.

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Best Android and iOS Apps of Fall 2014

There were some great iOS and Android apps released during the past three months, including presentation software, a unique ebook reader and a valuable GPS navigation app.

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Barbie can be a computer engineer--with a man's help

This book is full of horrible stereotypes about women in technology and is rightly being soundly criticized from all corners of the web

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Uber scandal highlights Silicon Valley's bad behavior

Uber's latest scandal just highlights the problems inherent in so many aspects of the Silicon Valley startup scene.

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It seemed like the HBO GO app for Xbox One almost launched yesterday

It didn't, but we did get Crunchyroll, MoviePlex Play and Encore Play, I expect HBO Go to arrive very soon.

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Smartphone encryption – What does it mean to you?

Why are legislators considering going to Congress for access to our cell phones?

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Growing a business: Double, double, toil and trouble

Every company wants to experience rapid growth, but if you’re not prepared, you could be in for a lot of pain.

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