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Ian is an independent writer based in Tel Aviv, Israel. His current focus is on all things tech including mobile devices, desktop and laptop computers, software, social networks, Web apps, tech-related legislation and corporate tech news.

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Privacy.com's virtual Visas are burner debit cards that keep online shoppers safe

Privacy.com lets you create one-time use and merchant-specific debit cards to limit the use of your actual credit and debit card numbers.

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The Internet turns Tay, Microsoft's millennial AI chatbot, into a racist bigot

Microsoft's chatbot, Tay, learned hateful rhetoric through its online interaction with others.

Google kills the Chrome app launcher on Windows, Mac, and Linux

The Google Chrome app launcher is leaving Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Facebook kills off BlackBerry support, just like WhatsApp

WhatsApp is leaving BlackBerry, and now its parent company Facebook is too.

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Amazon starts selling Comcast Internet and TV subscriptions with dedicated help lines

Amazon's new cable store offers Comcast's Internet and cable services.

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How to uncover Windows 10's hidden 'Applications' view in File Explorer

A quick command in Run turns File Explorer into an at-a-glance display for all your installed programs and Windows Store apps.

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How to turn off Twitter's algorithmic feed and see tweets in chronological order

Here's how to turn off Twitter's new algorithmic feed that shows the "best tweets first."

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Netflix raises the bar for Netflix Recommended TVs

Netflix fans thinking about a new television might want to take a look at the streaming service's recommendations.

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AMD Gaming Evolved now auto-saves your glorious e-sports gaming highlights

AMD's Gaming Evolved app now makes it even easier to capture and share your highlight gaming glories.

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T-Mobile's Binge On now lets you binge on unlimited porn

T-Mobile's Binge On program has added support for porn site MiKandi.

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How to keep charging your USB devices past your PC's bedtime

With a simple tweak of your Windows settings, you can get a charge from your USB ports when your PC is in sleep mode.

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Asus's itty-bitty VivoMini PCs embrace Nvidia graphics

The new Asus VivoMini PCs come with a Nvidia GT930M discrete graphics options.

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MSI's tiny, cylindrical Vortex gaming PC hits the streets with dual GeForce GTX 980s

MSI is getting caught up in the virtual reality ecosystem with the Vortex, a new pint-sized PC with a whole lot of power.

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Google Maps embraces Uber and other services with dedicated ride-sharing tab

Google Maps got an Uber upgrade that makes it clearer and easier to hail a car with your smartphone.

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Comcast starts rolling out blazing-fast Gigabit Internet

Comcast is offering blazing fast Internet service in Atlanta at a good price, as long as you don't mind a heavy commitment.