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Do You Feel ‘Phantom’ Phone Vibrations? [POLL]

As our cell phones evolve to perform more and more functions, we become more and more tethered to the devices.

In fact, our phones have become so much a part of us that the majority of people report feeling ‘phantom’ phone vibrations during times in which nobody is actually trying to contact them.

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FBI Warns Thousands Could Lose Internet Access Monday – Here’s How to Stay Online

So this whole thing sounds a little like something from a high-stakes cyber crime movie.

Apparently back in November the FBI brought down a ring of hackers in a move deemed “Operation Ghost Click.” The hackers h

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Could a Video Resume Be Your Ticket to a New Job?

If you’re having trouble finding a job, maybe it’s your resume. And that could mean it’s time to take drastic measures — like ditching the standard format and trying a video resume instead.

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Warning to Parents! Your Kids Might Be Hiding What They’re Really Up to Online

It’s no secret that our children are more adept at using technology than we are, but a new survey by computer security company McAfee suggests their using their skills to be sneaky.

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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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