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How Dangerous Is It to Be a ‘Smartphonatic’?

People who’ve changed their shopping, banking and payment behaviors after getting a smartphone — dubbed “smartphonatics” — are changing the way we work, play and manage our money.

But are the devices themselves making us less civilized?

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13 Signs Facebook Is Following You a Bit Too Closely

Social technology, like Facebook, might be a great way for people to keep in touch, but it can also just as easily become a massive hindrance.

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Smartphones Are the Chic New Way to Keep Babies Quiet

In years past, parents would often quiet a crying child by giving him a toy or popping a pacifier in his mouth. But these days, it’s more likely that fussy kid will wind up with mom’s cell phone instead.

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What Were the Weakest Passwords Hacked from LinkedIn?

Last week, more than six million LinkedIn passwords were stolen and published on a message board frequented by Russian hackers. Now computer security firm Rapid7 has combed through them to show just how weak many of those passwords actually were.

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10 Awesome Tech Gifts Dad Will Love On Father’s Day

Sure, your dad said he didn’t want anything for Fathers’ Day, but that might also have been a not-so-subtle hint that thanks to the last several holidays, he has enough ties and golf balls.

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10 Awesome TV Remote Controls for Father’s Day

Is there any home accessory more fought over than the remote control? TV-loving dads have long had to establish that they are masters of their domain by commandeering the clicker from the kids.

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More Than 6 Million LinkedIn Passwords May Have Been Exposed to Hackers

If you’re one of LinkedIn’s 150 million users, you might want to change your password — the business networking site has allegedly been hacked, and millions of log-in credentials may have been compromised.

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Americans Are Not Protecting Their Computers Like They Should — Are You?

One would think by now that personal computer owners would understand the dangers of operating their PCs without installing some type of antivirus software.

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