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Facebook says you can be social and secure, acquires .onion address for Tor users

Facebook, anonymous? Hardly, but users may still want Tor's location-hiding security while they use the service. Facebook's .onion address makes that all easier.

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Samsung hints at smartphone overhaul as profits fall; time to embrace pure Google?

The smartphone juggernaut promises “efficiency” as it's squeezed on both the high end and low end of phone sales. But maybe the answer is staring Samsung in the face.

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Swedish hacker finds 'serious' vulnerability in OS X Yosemite

A full disclosure is likely to be published in January.

on macworld.com

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Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment in Denmark

He will also be expelled from the country upon his release, according to the court.

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Recognizing the changing cloud

Using the cloud no longer means building an infrastructure from the ground up.

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Sony's new mobile chief has hands full as handsets struggle

Hiroki Totoki has to revive interest in Xperia smartphones in a crowded market where Sony lags.

Twitter's MoPub ad exchange grabs Verizon tracking cookies, and more may follow

The privacy and security critics were right: Third-parties can and are using Verizon's UIDH strings for their own purposes.

Turn your smartphone into a satellite phone with Iridium's GO! hotspot

The Iridium GO! costs less than a full-fledged satellite phone, provides access for five users, and let's you retain that familiar smartphone experience with all your contacts intact.

3 Ways to Reduce Costs with SIP Trunking

Make Chrome's New Tab page beautiful and more productive with these extensions

Tired of looking at the default new tab page in Chrome? Try these three extensions to spruce up their look.

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Meet systemd, the controversial project taking over a Linux distro near you

So what's all the fervor and fire over systemd all about? Chris Hoffman explains why the Linux community is in a tizzy.

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Amazon says it's sticking with smartphones despite the Fire phone's fizzle

The company admits mistakes as it sits on a massive surplus of unsold phones, but it's not giving up just yet.

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CurrentC is DOA before it’s even launched

CurrentC wants to go head-to-head with Apple to become the mobile payment system of choice, but it's suffered a data breach of customer data before it’s even launched.

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Sharp smartband LCD uses 1,000 times less power

The small panel could help power wearables for far longer than conventional displays.

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République makes console-like stealth action memorable on mobile

This gorgeous episodic adventure puts a touch-based twist on the sneak-and-shoot genre—without the shooting.

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Two coasts, 10 days: Macworld’s thorough field test of Apple Pay

No gimmicks, just life: We put Apple Pay through its paces to figure out if the future of mobile payments is here.