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FTC may examine bias as lawsuit against Google filed

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Google is coming under new Congressional pressure over claims of bias in its search Engine. U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Aug. 30 asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to examine the ...

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Consumers fear tech will increase loneliness

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It’s hard to know what the future will bring, but a majority of US consumers think that five decades from now, we’ll all be overly dependent on tech and spend less time ...

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Apple to launch cheaper laptop

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Some consider it the standard in laptops. Now Apple will release a new low-cost MacBook Air laptop and a professional-focused upgrade to the Mac mini desktop later this year. The move is seen ...

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Your next text may be from an online scammer

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Internet scam artists are moving beyond your email inbox to target your text messages as well. “SMiShing,” also known as SMS Phishing, continues to loot information from busy and unaware consumers despite ...

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Age of Big Brother: Google tracks our every move

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Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records and tracks your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google ...

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Is ‘screen time’ causing more ADHD in kids?

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Teens who report high-frequency digital media use are twice as likely to develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports. Christian mental health practitioners say ...

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How to navigate the ‘deep water’ of social media

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Social media often comes across as being less about being ‘social’ and more about the ‘me’ in media. Even the term ‘selfies’ reflects this as we capture moments of our lives in ...

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Patent becomes America’s 10 millionth invention

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The United States issued its 10 millionth patent today. In a statement, the White House announced, “The inventor is Joseph Marron, a Raytheon employee who resides in Manhattan Beach, Calif.  The patent ...

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California State Senator wants government “fact-checkers” to approve internet speech

California State Senator Richard Pan (D) has introduced legislation to crack down on free speech on the internet. Pan’s legislation would force online publishers to utilize government-sanctioned “fact checkers” to approve content before ...

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How to cut the cable cord and save money this year

I’m all about saving money. I was raised by parents who never paid full price for anything and valued the “deal” more than the actual item being purchased. When people ask me ...

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