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Mozilla Criticizes CISPA for Having Broad, Alarming Reach

The head of Mozilla's Privacy and Public Policy Department said the measure before Congress goes far beyond Internet security.

How to Increase Your Klout Score

Learn what a Klout score is, how it works, and how you can make it work for you.

Kickstarter Funding Request Exposed as Scam

Developers behind a video game called 'Mythic:The Story of Gods and Men' wanted $80,000 to get the project rolling.

Samsung Series 9 Review: Ultra-thin, but Hard to Use

The Series 9 is a tantalizing machine that fills the niche of the 15-inch Ultrabook, but I know Samsung can do a better job on the input devices.

Six-Guns Review: This Western Lacks a Plot, Doesn't Lack Bugs

Gameloft's Six-Guns looks great at first, but it lacks a storyline and suffers from serious glitches.


Siine Keyboard Review: The Keyboard for Frequent, Hurried Texters

Siine is a replacement keyboard that offers up preset phrases and words as cute, colorful icons.


Minecraft Pocket Edition Review: Build Blocky Masterpieces on the Go

Minecraft PE offers a nice balance between the classic desktop version of the game and optimization for a mobile platform.


'Hurt Locker' Studio Sues 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement

Voltage Pictures has filed a new lawsuit against 2,514 unnamed defendants, all of whom are accused of illegally downloading the Academy Award-winning movie.

Senate Passes Bill Requiring Black Boxes in All New Cars

Starting in 2015, all new commercial automobiles will be equipped with Event Data Recorders.

Apple Gives $29 Snow Leopard Upgrade Away for Free to Some

Apple is giving its three-year-old operating system upgrade away in an effort to promote iCloud.

The Most Annoying Android Apps

Some of the most popular apps for Android devices access too much information, suck too much data, or use up all of your battery life. Here's a list of apps to watch out for--and why.


Twitter Tech Support: How Effective Is Tweeting a Tech Problem?

Companies do answer customer support questions sent via Twitter. Here's how they handle it and how to be heard when you tweet your problem.

Instagram, Facebook Deal Sparks Privacy Concerns: Here's How to Quit

Instagram sold to Facebook for $1 billion, irking longtime users--here's how to gather up your photos and run.


HP Z1 Workstation Review: Pretty, Powerful, and Pricey, but Not Perfect

The expensive Z1 all-in-one has both brains and beauty, but it also has some issues that are impossible to ignore.

Lenovo C325 Review: An Unimpressive All-in-One, All Around

This all-in-one desktop may not pack much power, but it is budget-friendly, space-friendly, and environment-friendly.