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Sarah is a freelance writer and editor based in Silicon Valley. She has a love/hate relationship with social media and a bad habit of describing technology as "sexy."

Taliban uses sexy Facebook profiles to lure troops into giving away military secrets

Why you shouldn't add just anyone on Facebook, even hot-looking women.

Pirate Bay cofounder deported to Sweden, charged with new crime

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg may be facing charges related to a hack at an IT firm, not with his dealings with the Pirate Bay.

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The ultimate Android tethering guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about tethering on your Android phone.

Samsung allegedly threatens to strand bloggers in Berlin

Commentary: Why writers, bloggers, tweeters shouldn't accept free trips from companies.

Wearable Technology: 10 Gadgets Available Now

Who needs Google Glasses? You can pick up this wearable tech right now.


Lock Down Facebook Photo Albums: Hands-on with McAfee Social Protection App

McAfee's newest social protection app lets you create protected Facebook albums.

Dell Latitude E6330: Perfectly Professional

This business-oriented laptop shines at (surprise, surprise) performing business-oriented tasks.

Alienware M14x Review: An Ultraportable Gaming Powerhouse

It may be twice as heavy as laptops of similar size, but its gaming performance is twice as awesome.

German Bill Seeks Licensing Fee from Google, Other Search Engines

The bill wants the search engines to pay for utilizing copyrighted material because they reproduce headlines and paragraphs of news stories.

HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 Review: Lust-worthy Looks, So-So Performance

This is the perfect computer for people who care about looks and price, but not processor speed.

Acer Aspire TimelineUltra M5-581T-6446 Review: Apparently Canadians Don't Watch Videos

The Canadian M5 offers better application performance than its American counterpart, but video playback and gaming suffer.

Online Tutorial Site Launches Free Computer Science Classes

Thanks to the Khan Academy, future programmers can get a free kick-start online.

SurfTheChannel Owner Jailed for Copyright Infringement

Anton Vickerman became the first British citizen in the United Kingdom to be jailed for operating a website that linked to pirated material.

Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C Review: AMD Takes on Intel's Ultrabook

AMD-powered ultraportable laptop is as thin and light as an Ultrabook, but can't match the performance of its Intel-based rivals.

Streaming Music is…Good for Music Labels?

Warner Music Group reports 8% of its total revenue comes from streaming music services. CD buying is down, but so perhaps is piracy.