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Until the Tails privacy tool is patched, here's how to stay safe

Patches are ready for IP2, the vulnerable component in Tails, but it's not clear when Tails will update

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Verizon will throttle heaviest LTE data users starting in October

The carrier looks to slow LTE access for the top 5 percent of data hogs with unlimited plans.

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LTE network for US public safety taking it one step at a time

The FirstNet system will help agencies work together, but it isn't going up tomorrow

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

The bill reverses a 2013 decision that phone unlocking by consumers ran afoul of copyright laws.

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

This motorcycle helmet's rear-view camera can show you what's gaining on you

Motorcycle riders in San Francisco got their hands on what some are calling the future of motorcycle helmets. The Skully AR-1 helmet has a heads-up display, rear-view camera and connects to your phone via Bluetooth.

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Oracle's new in-memory database option could spark unanticipated costs, expert warns

The new option is reportedly enabled by default in the update to Database 12c

Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router review

Netgear's Nighthawk X6 router can operate three independent wireless networks at once, including two on the 5GHz frequency band.

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

The best photos on Instagram weren't taken with a smartphone. Make your account stand out by learning how to get photos from your DSLR or point-and-shoot onto Instagram in no time.

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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SEC drops probe into Facebook's pre-IPO sales disclosures

The agency told Facebook that no enforcement action will be taken, the company said in a filing

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Firefox Beta for Android offers new home screen customization

Mozilla’s new beta browser offers more personalization, allowing you to tweak which web sites appear on your homepage.

on greenbot.com

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Missing Pieces: First looks at Halo: Nightfall and the reborn Unreal Tournament, plus more must-know games news

Plus: Ubisoft wants you to play Far Cry 4 on Mount Everest, The Last of Us is now a stage musical, and more must-know games news for the week of July 25.

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Gear VR leak shows how Samsung's headset works

Touch pad, back button, camera controls and voice activation shown in new images.

on techhive.com

World Tech Update, July 25, 2014

Facebook reports huge sales, Apple patents a smart watch, and a space robot gets some updates.

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Monitor multiple time zones from your desktop with the Windows clock

Need to know what time it is in Tokyo or New York? Forget Google, keep tabs on three time zones on your desktop.

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Russian government offers huge reward for help unmasking anonymous Tor users

The Russian Ministry of Interior announced a contract for research on obtaining information about Tor users and their systems

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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.