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Tech Matters: New Verizon program involves trading online privacy for freebies


Verizon Up has an unusual prerequisite. To enroll, you must also sign up for Verizon Selects, which grants permission to Verizon to sell your browsing and search history to third-party companies.

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Tech Matters: What’s up with WhatsApp?

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WhatsApp works on just about any phone and includes a web-based version so you can use it from your computer.


Tech Matters: Update your phone now to avoid hostile takeover

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The latest software version released last week patches a security vulnerability that could leave your phone open to a hostile takeover. An attacker could take control of your phone using the device's Wi-Fi chip, and that’s something you do not want.

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Tech Matters: Get more out of your browser

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Browser add-ons are a great way to make your online experience more enjoyable, more productive and safer.

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