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Motion-Activated Christmas Lights Gets Intensely Bright To Scare Off Intruders

‘Tis the season for Christmas parties, leaving many homes empty and prime targets for burglars while revelers are away visiting family and friends. But there’s nothing to worry about if you’ve decorated your home with these festive, motion-activated Christmas lights … Continue reading

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Black Rhino Dallas TX

Black Rhino Dallas TX The chance to hunt an endangered black rhino will be auctioned off this weekend in Texas, where the Dallas Safari Club has pursued its controversial auction despite public outrage and even death threats. Black Rhino Dallas … Continue reading

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Five new features coming in Firefox 21 tomorrow

It’s been about six weeks since the release of Firefox 20, so assuming Mozilla stays on its usual schedule, Firefox 21 will make its debut on Tuesday. This next version of the popular open source browser has already attracted attention … Continue reading

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Groupon to launch POS app for iPad? Here are 5 alternatives

Groupon Payments It looks like Groupon is adding yet another mobile payments solution to the already crowded space that includes its own Groupon Merchants app for iPhone and Android. as well as competitors such as Square and PayPal Here. An … Continue reading

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Why Yahoo’s telecommuting ban is still bad for business

Last week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was interviewed at the Wired Business Conference on a range of topics, but the question on everyone’s mind (including interviewer Steven Levy) was her impossibly unpopular edict against telecommuting. I surely don’t have to … Continue reading

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Google security plan targets login authentication, hijacking

Google has released a draft of its next five-year plan for login authentication that tries to stay at least on par with criminal hackers, but recognizes that strong security requires industry collaboration. The draft, which was released last week for … Continue reading

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Western Digital ships hybrid drive sporting SanDisk memory

Western Digital has released new information about its first hybrid drive, revealing that it is using NAND flash technology from SanDisk. The drive is now shipping. WD originally announced the solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD)—the WD Black SSHD—last month along with … Continue reading

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Cybercrooks reportedly hang out in Latin America, Caribbean

Internet criminals have opened a new front in Latin America and the Caribbean and seem to have founded booming businesses thanks to low levels of cybercrime protection and awareness, a rare but timely analysis of the region by Trend Micro … Continue reading

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iTunes snub is another nail in the Windows RT coffin

Windows RT just can’t catch a break. Friday’s big news— Apple’s refusal to create an iTunes Windows 8 app —was another blow to the beleaguered OS, for even though Microsoft’s finger-friendly software are dubbed “Windows 8 apps,” they’re truly “Windows RT … Continue reading

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iTunes snub is another nail in the Windows RT coffin

Windows RT just can’t catch a break. Friday’s big news— Apple’s refusal to create an iTunes Windows 8 app —was another blow to the beleaguered OS, for even though Microsoft’s finger-friendly software are dubbed “Windows 8 apps,” they’re truly “Windows RT … Continue reading

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