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Here’s what you can do if you have a Yahoo Account

Have a Yahoo account? Best change your password. A precaution, though: this is also an easy target for scammers. On Wednesday, Yahoo reported that a whopping 1 billion of its users’ accounts may have been put in jeopardy in a data breach way back August 2013. The announcement comes in addition to the same data breach that the internet company …

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An Update to Windows 10 Conks out Connections to the Internet

A windows software update has brought out internet connection problems for computer users. A number of European ISPs have highlighted the problem, which can occur no matter what type of router box or the specific internet service provider is in use. Virgin Media has offered thorough guidance to users experiencing difficulties. Software giant Microsoft has also issued advice to customers …

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Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

It was a long time coming. After six months of negotiations, LinkedIn is finally owned by software giant Microsoft. The massive multi-billion dollar agreement was first made public six months ago, and adding its consent to that of the countless regulators worldwide with the likes of those from South Africa, Canada, The U.S and Brazil. The European Commission gave its …

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Brace Yourselves for a New Version of Bluetooth

A faster, stronger and smarter type of Bluetooth is reportedly coming out. Following a few hints earlier this year, the upgraded version of Bluetooth was made official on Wednesday by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. It was called Bluetooth 5. As teased back 6 months ago, the improved specification is reported to quadruple the distance and double the quickness of …

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Pebble Is No More and Its Consumers Are Left in the Cold

Pebble, one of the top known brands in smartwatches, is gone. Dead. Kaput. Speculations about the brand’s collapse have been circulating since a report from The Information about a possible buyout from Fitbit last week surfaced. In a post on Kickstarter, the company affirmed that Fitbit was buying major assets of Pebble and that it would cease operating independently. This …

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Microsoft and Other Tech Companies Teaming Up to Create a Database for Subversive Content

Four of the largest tech giants in the world are teaming up to restrain on subversive content on their respective platforms. Microsoft, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and Facebook say they will work on a shared data collection to aid them trail and erase “destructive terrorist pictures or videos containing terrorist recruitment.” The data collection will include the computerized “fingerprints” of the …

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Introducing Google’s Trusted Contacts app

The search giant company has introduced a new app today that’s created to share your whereabouts so you can let your trustworthy contacts know your locations. By using the app Trusted Contacts for Android, you can assign your contacts as “trusted,” which means those particular friends and family can view your whether you have been moving or active and online, …