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You may find that it’s a lot easier to log in to a website using your Facebook credentials. You may even think this is safer than creating a new account on a website and sharing your information to it. But those “login with Facebook” popups may be fake — a clever way for scammers to collect …

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LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules to keep Facebook and other tech firms from acting like “digital gangsters” and intentionally violating data privacy and competition laws.

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Ransomware may be the scariest type of malware, but at least you know when your computer has been hijacked. Data breaches — we’ve had countless attacks affecting millions of users over just the past year — are even more concerning because a) you may not know for months that personal informat…

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SYRACUSE — The new state liquor store in Syracuse is now slated to open around March 1, months later than originally planned.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are looking into the National Enquirer’s handling of a story about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ extramarital affair to see if the tabloid’s publisher violated a cooperation agreement with prosecutors, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press…

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Good news from Punxsutawney Phil who did not see his shadow last Saturday on Groundhog Day: we shall have an early spring. And with spring comes the urge to clean and declutter. So how about those abandoned electronics tucked away in your house?

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DENVER (AP) — Two years after jumping into a fight with the Trump administration over public lands, the U.S. outdoor industry is turning up the political pressure — though its impact is difficult to measure.

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If you’re a pet owner, one of the biggest challenges can be finding someone reliable to take care of your pet while you’re away. You can board your pet at a local facility, ask a neighbor or hire a professional dog or cat sitter, all of which can work with differing degrees of cost and relia…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — At this time of year, John Sprinkle and his wife would normally be planning their summer vacation. Not now. Sprinkle, a furloughed federal employee, is about to miss his second paycheck since the partial government shutdown began just before Christmas.

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Results from a new Pew Research Center survey reported nearly three-fourths of Facebook users did not know that the social media giant kept a list of their interests. What is the purpose of the list? To better target ads.

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The term 5G stands for fifth generation. The standards for 5G were adopted by the wireless industry in 2017, and since that time the major phone companies and phone manufacturers have been developing the infrastructure and the products that can support 5G. But 5G will support more than just …

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Privacy, security and device addiction were the major themes around consumer technology in the last year and will carry us into 2019 and beyond. We saw some of the worst data breaches in history, an increase in attacks involving ransomware and other malware, and a real backlash from the scie…

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While so much of technology falls by the wayside—current stats put the figure at 95 percent—Netflix has endured and grown exponentially since its launch over 20 years ago. There are now more than 137 million paid subscribers to the streaming content service. In the U.S. alone, Netflix stream…

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With less than a week until Christmas, you may not have crossed everyone off on your gift list. My late husband purposely left all of his shopping to Christmas Eve because he loved being immersed in the holiday rush. On the other hand, I prefer to finish at the two-week mark; but inevitably …