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Facebook gambles $16 billion on WhatsApp

Facebook taps Whatsapp user data to target ads

Two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy to allow it to share more information about its mobile app users with its owner.

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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.

on greenbot.com

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HP's new privacy protecting laptop screen thwarts would-be spies

HP's new SureView feature is supposed to make it easier to keep your private information private while in public.

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35 great games for Linux PCs and Steam Machines

It's taken a long time and the promise of SteamOS, but more and more big-name games are finally becoming Linux natives. Here's a sampling.

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Cisco starts patching firewall devices against NSA-linked exploit

Cisco Systems has started releasing security patches for a critical flaw in Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls targeted by an exploit linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.

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Apple may add Snapchat-like video features to make iOS more social

Apple wants to make iOS devices more social, but there aren't any finished features yet.

on macworld.com

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How to remove your login password from Windows 10

Sure, you can remove your password from your Windows 10 PC, as long as it's in a very safe place. Here's how.

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How to use Google Camera with Android Nougat

Learning these tips and tricks will make you an expert at snapping pictures with your Nougat-powered phone.

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Linux's brilliant 25-year history, in pictures

August 25 marks the 25th anniversary of Linux, the free and open-source operating system that's used around the globe in smartphones, tablets, desktop PCs, servers, supercomputers, and more.

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Fedora project leader Matthew Miller talks world domination on Linux's 25th birthday

In its 25 years of existence, Linux has taken the world by storm, powering millions of servers, a countless number of embedded devices, and most of the smartphones in the world (thanks to Android).

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TV Everywhere apps aren't just for cable subscribers

Cable-authenticated TV apps provide a secret stash of free video (we'll show you how to find them).

on techhive.com

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Windows 10's Quick Assist lets you fix Dad's computer from your desk

If you have Windows 10's Anniversary Update, there's a handy little tool for performing remote tech support that's baked right into your computer. It's the new Quick Assist feature.

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Passwords stolen from Mail.Ru were old, the company says

A hack claims to have breached 25 million user accounts from forums belonging to Mail.Ru Group. But all of the stolen passwords are invalid, according to the Russian Internet company.

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This Android botnet relies on Twitter for its commands

Twitter users aren’t the only ones checking the microblogging service for important updates. Android malware is starting to do so, too.