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Aug 01, 2021

Facebook rejects Illinois police group's ‘officer of the year' post over ‘sensitive social issues': report
The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police wanted more people to know about hero East Peoria Officer Jeffrey Bieber, so it planned to pay Facebook extra for a "boost" in distribution of its ad, according to a report.

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Jul 31, 2021

TV picture quality: 6 quick steps for better images no matter the price of your TV
Your settings might be all wrong.

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Jul 31, 2021

5 buried Google settings other than privacy to save time now
Here's a handful of hidden settings every Google user should know.

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Jul 31, 2021

Justice Department says hackers struck 27 US attorneys' offices around US
In a statement issued Friday, the U.S. Justice Department updated details about cyberattacks that struck the offices of federal prosecutors around the country in December 2020.

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Jul 28, 2021

Thwart top phone hackers with one simple step
As a member of the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Angus King has reason to worry about hackers. At a briefing by security staff this year, he said he got some advice on how to help keep his cellphone secure.

Fox Technology news
Jul 24, 2021

Tech tip: How to find anyone's email address online
Keeping up with your inbox feels never-ending some days. Between work, your personal life, and all that spam, you might have hundreds of emails to sift through.

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Jul 24, 2021

Hackers, scammers and advertisers are after you: 5 smartphone security steps to take now
Go anywhere online, and it feels like someone is watching. That's because, well, they are.

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Jul 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics could be threatened by cyberattack, FBI warns
The Olympics are ripe for cyberattacks by nation-state actors, the FBI said in a notification to cybersecurity professionals, adding that these actors could hack or ransom sensitive stolen data.

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Jul 17, 2021

Can cellphones cause cancer? 5 steps to minimize the risk
New research from UC Berkeley suggests there is a link between cellphone use and an increased risk for tumors.

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Jul 17, 2021

This great freebie from Google stops annoying robocalls and gives you a second phone number
The more widespread your number is, the more vulnerable you are to hackers and other bad actors. A secondary phone number protects your primary one, but it can do a lot more, too.

Fox Technology news
Jul 10, 2021

5-minute tech fix: Finally speed up your PC
When your computer slows to a crawl, it's frustrating, and you want to fix it as fast as possible. Occasionally, your internet is actually to blame. Tap or click for the best ways to fix a pokey Wi-Fi connection.

Fox Technology news
Jul 09, 2021

Clever tech hack: How to text from your PC or Mac
If you're working on your computer or don't want to use your thumbs to message, send messages straight from your PC or Mac. It's simple to set up.

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Jul 03, 2021

Hate robocalls? Battle against scam calls intensifies
The Federal Communications Commission now requires that carriers implement stricter measures to combat these annoying calls.

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Jul 02, 2021

Why it's time to rethink cutting the cord -- and 3 smart ways to save
Years ago, cutting the cord meant ditching your expensive cable plan for internet-based options that cost a fraction of the price. Now? You might be paying just as much, or even more.

Fox Technology news
Jul 01, 2021

No cell signal? Best ways to boost signal strength when your calls won't go through
Today's tech means we're always connected — when our connections actually work the way they should.

Fox Technology news
Jun 30, 2021

China has 100-plus new nuclear missile silos under construction, satellite images show: report
In what experts say may signal plans to significantly expand its nuclear capabilities, China has begun constructing more than 100 new missile silos in a desert area in the western part of the country, according to a report.

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Jun 28, 2021

China's cyber power 'exaggerated,' at least decade behind US, new study says
The International Institute for Strategic Studies, a think tank, published a new study on Monday that ranked the U.S. as the world's only "top tier" cyber power and said China is firmly within the second group-- joined by Russia and France, to name a few.

Fox Technology news
Jun 26, 2021

These 5 tech tricks will make your life easier
Tech time and money savers tend to slip under the radar. Here are five you will love.

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Jun 25, 2021

It's not you: How to get Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant to understand you better
If you've been having a hard time getting through to your voice assistant, here's how to get Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant to understand you better.

Fox Technology news
Jun 25, 2021

Astronauts tackle more solar panel work in third spacewalk
Astronauts worked to install another new solar panel outside the International Space Station on Friday, making their third spacewalk in just over a week.

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Jun 23, 2021

10 apps you need to remove from your phone now
Apps used to be fun add-ons to get the most out of your phone. Today, they're vital to our everyday communication, work, and play. Sadly, it seems like every week, there's another list of bad apps causing headaches or putting your security at risk. Phony cryptocurrency and financial apps are scammers' latest grift.

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Jun 22, 2021

Avoid that embarrassing moment! Hide your phone's lock screen notifications
You're showing a friend or coworker something on your phone when a text or other notification pops up that you wish they didn't see. Here's what to do.

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Jun 19, 2021

Worst hackers avoid attacking Eastern European countries: reports
DarkSide, the criminal organization behind the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, and other high-profile hacking groups bar their partners from installing malicious software on computers using certain languages, according to Krebs on Security, a cybersecurity news site.

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Jun 15, 2021

Navy budget proposes research for 'bio-inspired' sea-air vessels, platforms, robots: report
The U.S. Navy is looking to develop amphibious vessels that work in the sea and air.

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Jun 12, 2021

Windows 10 has built-in ransomware protection: how to use it
Ransomware protection is built right into Windows.

Fox Technology news
Jun 12, 2021

Lock down your phone from snoops and hackers
Your phone is full of secrets, whether you think about it that way or not

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Jun 12, 2021

5 insider tech travel hacks you'll use every single trip
These essential steps before you hit the road to save you time, money, and a whole lot of stress.

Fox Technology news
Jun 08, 2021

86% are fed up with Big Tech, survey finds. Here's how to get your privacy back
We're not the only ones noticing. Probably due to government initiatives, tech companies are making changes to address these concerns.

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Jun 05, 2021

Arizona AG Brnovich on opting-out of Google tracking: 'It's almost impossible'
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined "Justice with Judge Jeanine" on Saturday night to discuss his state's ongoing lawsuit against Google.

Fox Technology news
Jun 05, 2021

Simple tricks to speed up your smartphone
You carry a full-fledged computer everywhere you go.

Fox Technology news
May 29, 2021

Your Mac isn't as secure as you may think; malware issues affect iPhones too
Apple is grappling with cyber exploits and vulnerabilities as the Mac faces some serious malware issues.

Fox Technology news
May 29, 2021

Change these 3 hidden Google settings to protect your privacy
Big Tech companies are woven into the fabric of our everyday lives.

Fox Technology news
May 22, 2021

Scammers targeting families with missing persons, FBI says
Scammers are identifying missing persons through social media posts - the starting point for extortion schemes, the FBI said in an advisory.

Fox Technology news
May 22, 2021

One buried Google Maps setting you need to change now
Before you use Google Maps to get somewhere, there's one simple change you can make to take back at least a piece of your privacy.

Fox Technology news
May 22, 2021

Want to erase yourself from the internet? Here's how
There are endless tech companies, advertisers, snoops, and enterprising hackers out there trying to get their hands on as much of your info as possible.

Fox Technology news
May 15, 2021

Ransomware primer: you need to know these 5 things
Ransomware attacks in 2021 are on the rise due to the big rewards for criminals.

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May 15, 2021

Gmail tips and tricks: 10 buried settings and features to try
If you're firmly in the Gmail camp, it's easy to get lost in the maze of features.

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May 15, 2021

7 secrets hackers don't want you to know
The internet is a scam minefield. Around every corner, someone is waiting to rip you off.

Fox Technology news
May 13, 2021

Gary, Indiana hit with ransomware attack on city's government computers
The city of Gary, Indiana is reeling from a recent ransomware attack on several of its servers, according to multiple reports Thursday.

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May 08, 2021

Chinese TV maker spies on consumers: reports
Skyworth also sells TV models in the U.S. market and was a major presence at CES 2020.

Fox Technology news
May 08, 2021

Use Amazon? Make these 5 changes now to protect your privacy
For Big Tech companies, collecting your data is a vital part of their profits. You can take your privacy back as long as you know the proper settings to change.

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May 08, 2021

Tech tip: Speed up your Windows or Mac's startup the easy way
Remember back when you bought your computer? It was blazing fast, started up as soon as you hit the power button, and everything was clean and tidy.

Fox Technology news
May 07, 2021

CBP's Big Bend Sector harnesses tech to fight illegal border activity
The Big Bend sector is seeing a sudden uptick in illegal border activity. They only have around 600 agents to cover the entire area, so to help combat the issue they're using new technologies to give them the upper hand.

Fox Technology news
May 05, 2021

Army's new night vision goggles compared to something ‘stolen from aliens'
The U.S. Army's Lancer Brigade took to Twitter last month to post a brief video of its new "enhanced night vision goggle-binoculars" that looks like something out of a sci-fi thriller.

Fox Technology news
May 01, 2021

Dead celebrities have large followings on Twitter, Instagram - and even endorse products, politics
Dead celebrities aren't dead on social media and often command large followings - but things can get complicated when the dead are represented by the living.

Fox Technology news
May 01, 2021

5 ways to keep your online searches private
Google processes over 40,000 searches every single second, according to InternetLiveStats.com.

Fox Technology news
May 01, 2021

The best way to clean all the dirt and grime off your tech
Maybe you've set aside your stash of pandemic disinfectant wipes, but that doesn't mean you should ignore your tech.

Fox Technology news
Apr 26, 2021

Roku accuses Google of anti-competitive tactics in YouTube TV negotiations
Roku has cried foul in negotiations with Google over YouTube TV, accusing the tech giant of anti-competition practices, according to reports.

Fox Technology news
Apr 24, 2021

Act on robocalls - or else, FCC warns phone companies
By September 28, phone companies must refuse to accept traffic that is not listed in the Robocall Mitigation Database - which verifies the call is coming from the caller's actual phone number.

Fox Technology news
Apr 24, 2021

The insider pro trick to find any photo on your phone in seconds
Our phones are jam-packed with photos. But are they all worth keeping?

Fox Technology news
Apr 24, 2021

15 tech tips you won't find in a user manual
Most gadgets don't come with a user manual that spells out every single feature. We learn them by doing, when someone spills the beans, or asking, "How'd you do that?"

Fox Technology news
Apr 17, 2021

Amazon, Apple, Microsoft among top brands used by scammers
Consumers need to be wary of scam emails that claim to be from top American brands, a new report says.

Fox Technology news
Apr 17, 2021

7 useful tools for a quick and easy digital spring cleaning
After a year mostly spent at home channeling Marie Kondo, I bet you're like me, and every drawer, closet, and room is organized. Now, let's tackle your digital life.

Fox Technology news
Apr 14, 2021

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches NS-15 in preparation for future manned missions
The mission, which blasted off from Blue Origin's Launch Site One in Van Horn, Texas, served as a "verification step" as the company works towards sending its first human passengers to space.

Fox Technology news
Apr 10, 2021

Google sees new trick in renewed North Korea cyber attacks
North Korean hackers seek to build credibility by targeting legitimate researchers.

Fox Technology news
Apr 10, 2021

Quick privacy fixes: 3 changes to make ASAP before it's too late
There are countless hackers, data-hungry companies, developers, advertisers, and snoops on the hunt for your information.

Fox Technology news
Apr 10, 2021

5 new Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew before now
These clever tricks will help keep your computer fast and uncluttered.

Fox Technology news
Apr 07, 2021

American 'woke' companies blamed for fueling China's rise, Paypal co-founder says
Paypal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel spared no punches in who he cites for helping China's rapid economic and military expansion. He says that U.S. technology companies bear some of the blame for helping fuel Beijing's global achievements.

Fox Technology news
Apr 06, 2021

How to get rid of all the junk in your Windows 10 Start menu
The Start menu is a Windows mainstay, introduced with Windows 95.

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Apr 06, 2021

Car warranty robocalls: Here's why you get so many
While your car's warranty might have expired, these calls are deceptive and illegal.

Fox Technology news
Mar 27, 2021

Fake vaccines, certificates being sold on darknet: Report
The darknet has seen a 300% spike in ads for fake vaccines in the last three months, according to an IT security firm.

Fox Technology news
Mar 27, 2021

How to see everything Google tracks about you and erase it
Imagine for a minute your entire search history was open for everyone to see.

Fox Technology news
Mar 27, 2021

Try this super useful iPhone trick you're not using yet
This powerful iPhone feature is one that you can customize to your heart's content.

Fox Technology news
Mar 26, 2021

Scalise blasts Big Tech, social media execs over censorship: 'These aren't mistakes'
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise slammed social media executives, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, for censorship "mistakes" and "abuses", primarily against conservative accounts.

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Mar 23, 2021

Ex-UFO Pentagon program chief outlines 'compelling' UFO theories and 'unique' vehicle characteristics
On Tuesday, The ex-UFO program chief at the Pentagon, Luis Elizondo, detailed the three leading theories on where UFOs originated from and the five defining characteristics of UFOs that break the U.S.'s current understanding of the laws of physics.

Fox Technology news
Mar 20, 2021

Bitcoin scams net bigger paydays as man loses $560K to fake Elon Musk
Scammers have already made $18 million in the first three months of this year.

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Mar 20, 2021

Google Incognito mode isn't so private: here's why
Google is facing a $5 billion lawsuit over complaints that its Chrome browser tracks users even when using "Incognito" mode.

Fox Technology news
Mar 20, 2021

5 ways to take better photos and videos with your phone
Your phone is chock-full of hidden features you're not taking advantage of.

Fox Technology news
Mar 20, 2021

3 Amazon privacy settings you need to change now
As with all things Big Tech, you can't skip the critical steps to ensure your privacy.

Fox Technology news
Mar 13, 2021

Smart glasses show promise as next big tech gadget
Imagine seeing and doing everything on your glasses that you would normally see and do on your smartphone.

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Mar 13, 2021

Bad guys will try to snag third stimulus check payments, says government
The government and a cybersecurity expert are warning about fresh stimulus payment scams.

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Mar 13, 2021

15 Alexa commands you'll wish you knew sooner
Alexa, built into the Amazon Echo, is everywhere.

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Mar 13, 2021

5 smart Windows 10 tricks to save time and space
Microsoft says more than 1 billion devices are running Windows 10.

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Mar 07, 2021

Louis Farrakhan vaccine claims posted to Twitter despite misinformation policy
Misleading claims made by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan about coronavirus vaccines were available on Twitter despite its policies against coronavirus misinformation.

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Mar 07, 2021

Louis Farrakhan vaccine claims posted to Twitter, Facebook despite misinformation policies
Big Tech has been allowing Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to share misleading and allegedly false claims about coronavirus vaccines despite their policies against coronavirus misinformation.

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Mar 07, 2021

Twitter removes Louis Farrakhan vaccine misinformation claims for policy violations
Twitter removed misleading claims made by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan about coronavirus vaccines this week for violating its policies against coronavirus misinformation.

Fox Technology news
Mar 06, 2021

Robocalls tied to election misinformation see spike, report says
In 2020, fraudsters targeting the U.S. presidential election launched scams and misinformation campaigns, Transaction Network Services said in its most recent Robocall Investigation Report.

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Mar 06, 2021

Tom Cruise deepfakes on Tiktok point to more serious problems with realistic phony videos
A convincing deepfake of the actor is entertaining but has serious implications.

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Mar 06, 2021

True or false: You shouldn't charge your phone overnight
Many tech myths are floating around, like more bars on your phone means better service.

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Mar 06, 2021

4 ways to find anyone's cell phone number online
How many times a day do you get a call from a number you don't recognize?

Fox Technology news
Mar 03, 2021

Amazon tweaks app icon after comparisons made to Hitler
Amazon has changed its new smartphone app logo after critics said the earlier incarnation was a dead ringer for Adolf Hitler.

Fox Technology news
Feb 27, 2021

Youngest, oldest are most vulnerable to scams: report
Those under 25 years old are the most vulnerable to fraud attacks, while the oldest age group stands to lose the most money, according to a new report.

Fox Technology news
Feb 27, 2021

5 simple ways to speed up your smartphone
Long gone are the days of upgrading your phone every year, at least for most of us. It's expensive and just plain overkill when today's smartphones last much longer than that.

Fox Technology news
Feb 27, 2021

How to stop junk text messages and spam for good
Think about just how many times a day your phone, computer, tablet, watch, and other gadgets buzz or ding. It gets annoying and distracting.

Fox Technology news
Feb 27, 2021

Chinese hackers used NSA code to attack American targets
A Chinese group "cloned" code stolen from the National Security Agency years before a security flaw was fixed, researchers said this week.

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Feb 25, 2021

Facebook apologizes for 'mistake' in threatening to ban 81-year-old woolen pig knitter for hate speech
Facebook has apologized after threatening to permanently ban an 81-year-old knitter who makes woolen pig dolls for hate speech violations involving the word "pigs."

Fox Technology news
Feb 24, 2021

AT&T accused of lobbying against sanctions on Chinese state-owned telecom company
AT&T pressured the Commerce Department to keep a Chinese military-controlled telecom company off the United States' sanction list despite its use of forced labor and other human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims, former Commerce Department undersecretary Corey Stewart told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday.

Fox Technology news
Feb 24, 2021

AT&T lobbied against sanctions on Chinese state-owned telecom company, Trump Commerce official tells 'Tucker'
AT&T pressured the Commerce Department to keep a Chinese military-controlled telecom company off the United States' sanction list despite their use of forced labor and other human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims, former Commerce Department undersecretary Corey Stewart told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday.

Fox Technology news
Feb 20, 2021

Security Alert: Make sure unauthorized devices are not on your network
How many devices are connected to your home's wireless network? It's easy to lose track.

Fox Technology news
Feb 20, 2021

Romance scams raked in hundreds of millions in 2020
For the last three years more money has been lost to romance scams than any other fraud, reaching a record $304 million in 2020.

Fox Technology news
Feb 20, 2021

Ranked: Best browsers for privacy
A browser is your gateway to the web and the cybercriminals looking to take advantage of you.

Fox Technology news
Feb 18, 2021

US government an ‘easy target' for scammers amid coronavirus pandemic: Security consultant
The "Scam Me if You Can" author, whose autobiography inspired the Hollywood film "Catch Me if You Can," predicted pandemic relief fraud would increase since Congress passed the CARES Act in Spring of 2020.

Fox Technology news
Feb 16, 2021

Ron DeSantis pushes bill aimed to take power away from Big Tech
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he will support legislation to shift the balance of power back to consumers in the state and away from Big Tech.

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Feb 16, 2021

Ron DeSantis pushes bill to aimed to take power away from Big Tech
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he will support legislation to shift the balance of power back to consumers in the state and away from Big Tech.

Fox Technology news
Feb 13, 2021

5 ways to a strong password and better personal cybersecurity
A compilation of more than 3.2 billion unique pairs of emails and passwords was recently leaked on a popular hacking forum according to a report last month from Cybernews.

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Feb 13, 2021

Quick tech fix: Stop annoying notifications for good
Remember the days before our gadgets were buzzing and beeping at us all day long? Yeah, me neither. Maybe your issue is email.

Fox Technology news
Feb 13, 2021

Privacy tip: How to delete cookies from your phone
Make no mistake: You're being tracked.

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Feb 13, 2021

Political divide forms social media relationships, says MIT
Researchers at MIT Sloan School of Management found that politics is the tie that binds strangers on social media.

Fox Technology news
Feb 11, 2021

Local West Virginia newspaper slams Big Tech for ‘manipulating' digital media
Doug Reynolds of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a Pulitzer-Prize winning paper, filed a lawsuit claiming companies like Facebook and Google are allegedly manipulating the digital advertising market.

Fox Technology news
Feb 09, 2021

Texas faces difficult road with bill to go after social media censorship: Biotech entrepreneur
Texas' has a huge mountain to climb to curtail Big Tech's power on squelching free speech, Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy argued on Tuesday.

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