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7 steps for crafting the perfect password

Your password can ruin your life. I know that sounds dramatic, but it’s true. If someone figures out your email password, you’re in trouble. Social media? Even worse. Once hackers access your online bank acco

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US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.   The Federal Aviation Ad

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Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim. Even more startling, the updated version of

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Tech Q&A: Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent and more

Equifax security Q: With the Equifax breach, I am worried that hackers can steal money from my bank account. What can I do? A Message from West Elm A Violinist’s Small Space Every piece co

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How to check if someone has read your email

You write an email. No reply. You send another email. No reply. You’re halfway through a third email and you stop. What happened to the first two? Junk folder? Were the messages just ignored?   In the 21

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Tech Q&A: Spy apps, email receipts, secret scanners and more

Nosy apps   Q: I think someone put a spy program on my phone. Are there programs that will secretly record and send my texts, pics and phone calls to another person? A Message from Dell EMC