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Facebook's Terragraph hopes to replace fiber broadband beginning with 2019 trials

Facebook and Qualcomm hope that their Terragraph technology, which uses 60GHz "small cells" scattered across your neighborhood, will replace DSL or cable.

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How to turn on Gmail's Smart Compose and let Google AI write your emails

Gmail's AI-infused Smart Compose is live in experimental form. Here's how to activate it.

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How to automatically mute a website within Google Chrome, either manually or by default

Google's Chrome 64 browser allowed you to manually mute websites, but the new Google Chrome 66 version may just automatically mute that website for you, automatically, or block it from autoplaying.

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Cable TV double- and triple-plays are becoming irrelevant

New streaming video bundles from wireless providers and internet companies make legacy TV deals unnecessary.

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8 big changes coming to Facebook: Dating, Clear History, Instagram AR, and more

A cowed Facebook promised more respect for your privacy at its f8 developer conference, then launched several new features designed for you to engage with the platform and its millions of users.

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How to check your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything Assistant heard and delete your history.

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How Zuckerberg will prevent future Cambridge Analytica scandals at Facebook: Rein in third-party apps

Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the data privacy scandals involving Cambridge Analytica, outlining nine ways it will restrict your information to third-party developers. Only one will have any immediate impact.

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How to download your Facebook data

What exactly is on your Facebook profile? You can peruse your profile online, but that doesn't tell the whole story. The easiest way to see your Facebook data is to download it.

How to delete, disable, or limit your Facebook account

If the news of Facebook's data handling has got you spooked, here's how you can limit third-party access to your account.

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Is your VPN secure? How to check for leaks

A trusted virtual private network is a great tool for security and privacy, but if it's not configured correctly it may not be so private.

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How to register your own domain name

Reserve a website name before someone else beats you to it. Here's how to do that using a domain name registrar service.

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Sick of NBC's vapid Olympics coverage? Use a VPN and you can watch the BBC's coverage instead

How to use a VPN to watch the Olympics online via a foreign broadcaster, and avoid the vapid banter of NBC's games coverage.

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Best VPN services of 2018: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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How to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve from any device

You can track Santa's annual Christmas Eve journey on your PC, mobile device, or even social networks and search engines.

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Farewell, AIM: AOL Instant Messenger has signed off permanently

AOL's AIM is shutting down, 20 years after its debut.