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As TurboTax deals with the last minute crush of filers, vice president Bob Meighan shares the four most commonly asked questions customers are asking this year.

April 11, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

When a Wi-Fi security camera triggers an alert and you're on the road, it's up to you to stop and figure out what's going on.

March 29, 2014 9:02 AM EDT

Google's decision to make HTTPS encryption for Gmail users mandatory is a bad idea. Here's why.

March 24, 2014 12:13 PM EDT

The three-part series I just finished up this week, the paranoid's survival guide to privacy, includes 32 different things privacy professionals say you can do to protect your privacy both online and off.

I haven't done most of them.

The problem is that protecting your privacy can be a lot of work. But the good news is that you probably don't have to do everything.

March 19, 2014 9:54 AM EDT
National Football League

It's challenging enough to provide bandwidth to more than 70,000 fans with mobile devices in an NFL stadium. But it wasn't until the Super Bowl last month that National Football League senior vice president and CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle realized that a significant amount of available bandwidth was being wasted by the thousands of smart phones fans brought with them to the stadium.

February 25, 2014 11:20 AM EST

This week Verizon Wireless announced changes to its Relevant Mobile Advertising Program that will allow the carrier to track your desktop surfing habits on the Web and use that information to help advertisers deliver targeted ads to your mobile phone. I've decided to opt out, but maybe not for the reasons you'd think.

Here's the deal:

February 10, 2014 6:00 AM EST
SocialRadar

SocialRadar, a new iPhone app, pulls from your social networks to tell you everything you need to know about  people near you who are in up to six of your social networks, including their profile information, recent posts and where they are right now.

January 30, 2014 4:21 PM EST

Almost every day it seems there's another revelation about what marketers, social media, or the government know about people's lives. But the most shocking development of late came last week with the news that OfficeMax had sent a bulk mailing to the family of a recently deceased teenager, addressing it to "Mike Seay/Daughter Killed in Car Crash/Or Current Business."

January 28, 2014 5:45 PM EST

As offshore labor costs rise, labor-saving software bots stand ready to eliminate some of those jobs.

January 16, 2014 9:39 AM EST
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Schumacher is the lead investor in ad blocking software market leader Adblock Plus -- and the visionary behind its controversial Acceptable Ads business model. Here's why he thinks it will work.

January 15, 2014 6:30 AM EST
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