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I’m paying for what? How Xbox Live Gold must change for a new age of free

Xbox Live Gold still keeps free online services like Skype and Explorer behind its pay wall. That can’t last.

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Xbox One's price disadvantage disappears with new bundle

Best Buy and Walmart are offering a bundle that makes Microsoft's Xbox One cheaper than the Sony Playstation 4.

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How to avoid data overages on your Android phone

Got sticker shock looking at your monthly bill? You may have gobbled up too much data. Here's how to deal with that.

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FTC: Identity theft is the plague of the country

The Federal Trade Commission today issued its annual look at what consumers in the United States are complaining about the most.

Mobile phone unlocking bill loses supporters

Critics of the bill don't like language added to the legislation that would prohibit bulk unlocking of phones.

IRS warns of leading tax scams

The U.S. tax agency releases its "Dirty Dozen" of leading tax scams that have surfaced, urging consumers to take care.

Train your Gmail to jog your memory in the new year

If you've got email overload (and who doesn't?) this Gmail trick provides a tickler for important messages and tasks.

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Hackers are reportedly trying to use stolen Target cards

For the first time, hackers market stolen data with info on the location of store where card was used; experts say new strategy will slow detection.

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Less phishing, but better targeting in 2013, report says

Websense identifies the top come-ons and scams that still seem to work.

How to check for hackers

Microsoft offers a quick way to check for possible intrusions to your accounts with its services.