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Coinbase tells 13,000 users their data will be sent to the IRS soon

Coinbase tells 13,000 users their data will be sent to the IRS soon
Coinbase told its customers on Friday that it plans to comply with a court order and hand over about 13,000 customers’ data to the IRS within 21 days. The IRS made the request back in November 2016,

Social media firms 'failing' to tackle cyber-bullying

Social media firms 'failing' to tackle cyber-bullying Social networks' failure to tackle cyber-bullying is risking the mental health of young people, a Children's Society survey has found.

Dog poo

Dog poo - powered street lamp gets tails wagging

Hackers infect thousands of websites to mine cryptocurrencies

Hackers infect thousands of websites to mine cryptocurrencies The attack is the first major incident made public in which a new breed of hackers took over a large numbers of websites to effectively create currencies like bitcoin which are generated by using computing power.

iOS backup in iTunes

What you can and can't restore through an iOS backup in iTunes A terribly sad email came in from Macworld reader Sharifa:
I deleted an iPhone back up from iTunes by mistake and have been trying all day to retrieve it. I lost all my honeymoon pics!

iOS 11.3 Battery Health

iOS 11.3 Battery Health
FAQ: What it does and how to use it on your iPhone
The second public beta of iOS 11.3 is available for download, and it brings highly anticipated changes to the Battery settings that let you see your battery health and control throttling. While it doesn’t provide the kind of granular controls some users were hoping for, it will be a welcome

Microsoft is turning Windows apps

Microsoft is turning Progressive Web Apps into Windows apps If you use Android, you might have come across a Progressive Web App or two in your Chrome journeys. Progressive Web Apps (not to be confused with Android’s native “Instant Apps”) use relatively fresh new web technologies to make websites work better offline or with intermittent connections, and often mimic native features like push notifications. For instance, Twitter and

Intel's Smart Glass

Intel's Smart Peepers Look Smart, Too

Intel has designed a pair of smart glasses that won't make you look like a hopeless geek.

How to block annoying banner ads in your Chrome browser

Cryonics Your body preserved for future revival?

Cryonics Your body preserved for future revival?

Alexa Now Can Dash Off Text Messages to Android Phones

Alexa Now Can Dash Off Text Messages to Android Phones Amazon on Tuesday introduced new functionality that enables its Alexa virtual assistant to send and receive SMS messages on devices running Android 5.0 or higher. Carrier charges may apply.