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Matt Lake has been enthusiastically using and writing about technology since "portable computing" meant a 35-pound Compaq 8088 luggable and the most popular search engine was grep.

Pocket Marvels: 40 Years of Handheld Computers

.XXX Does Not Mark the Spot

ICANN’s latest top level domain decision raises a few eyebrows.

Skype and Facebook: Together at Last on (Some) Corporate Networks

If using Skype with Facebook triggers cascading browser windows to flood your screen, a fix is on the way.

Skype and Facebook: When Social Media Collide

If using Skype and Facebook together is triggering pop-up browser windows that clutter your screen, you're not alone. Here's how to stop that headache.

Personal VPNs Offer Safer Wi-Fi: Three Services Compared

You're right not to trust public Wi-Fi when you're doing important business. To keep your online activities to yourself, these three VPN services let you work within a secure Web tunnel.