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QTIP: Two-Faced: Delay, Deny and Deflect

Posted on November 23rd, 2018

Is Facebook your friend? Are you OK with how Facebook uses data about you that it collects? Was Facebook’s motto "move fast and break things" ever a great idea? Billions of users here and around the world really like Facebook. They can have fanta...

WSJ: How to Be Healthier, Happier and More Productive: It’s All in the Timing

Posted on December 30th, 2017

December 29, 2017 By Daniel H. Pink            When is the best time to exercise or do creative work? Research on the science of timing has answers.You’re probably getting ready to make a few New Year’s resolutions, solemn promises to yourself to ...

WSJ: Ransoms Without Ransomware

Posted on December 11th, 2017

HBO, Uber Incidents Shed Light on Ransoms Without RansomwareDecember 11, 2017By Adam Janofsky Unlike the WannaCry attack in May and Petya attack in June these latest incidents rely on simple techniques instead of sophisticated ransomw...

WSJ: Equifax Hack Drives GOP Bill to Overhaul…

Posted on October 12th, 2017

Equifax Hack Drives GOP Bill to Overhaul Credit Bureaus October 12, 2017 By Andrew Ackerman Top congressional Republicans on Thursday made the first significant moves to boost federal oversight at credit-reporting firms in response to the massive...

WSJ: Pros and Cons of Freezing Your Credit After Equifax Breach

Posted on October 4th, 2017

October 04, 2017By Daisy Maxey, The Wall Street Journal          Also: How to mitigate any risks to bank accountsWSJ PHOTO: TAMI CHAPPELL/REUTERSAs consumers take steps to protect their credit in the wake of the Equifax Inc. data breach that poten...

WSJ: Equifax FAQs Answers to Potential Hack Victims’ Most Common Questions

Posted on September 23rd, 2017

September 23, 2017By Daisy Maxey, The Wall Street JournalTwo weeks after Equifax disclosed a breach that possibly exposed the personal data of 143 million Americans, potential victims still have many questions.Two weeks after Equifax Inc. disclose...

WSJ: Putting a Freeze on Credit Thieves: A Look at Your Protection Options

Posted on September 11th, 2017

September 11, 2017By Daisy Maxey, The Wall Street Journal           Consumers who have been affected by the Equifax data breach and seek to protect their credit lines may find themselves navigating a confusing maze of new terms, costs and responsi...

WSJ: 5 Ways to Protect Your Finances After Equifax Data Breach

Posted on September 8th, 2017

September 08, 2017By Daisy Maxey, The Wall Street JournalFor those who think their information may have been breached, checking credit reports and other steps can protect their data. WSJ PhotoCredit-reporting company Equifax Inc. said it was the t...

WSJ: Why Your Home Wi-Fi Is Lousy

Posted on March 21st, 2016

Startups, and Google, race to solve the ‘home-spectrum crunch’ Eero is among the startups trying to improve wireless networking. Photo: Emily Prapuolenis/The Wall Street Journal Christopher Mims Updated March 21, 2016 12:07 a.m. ...

WSJ: Macs and Malware: What You Can Do to Stay Safe

Posted on March 10th, 2016

March 9, 2016 The Wall Street Journal The Security & Privacy system preferences pane in the Mac’s OS X allows you to set safeguards for downloaded apps. It’s a bit of a nightmare. Over the past weekend, a Mac app called Transmission was infecte...

WSJ Review: The End of Bad Home Wi-Fi

Posted on February 23rd, 2016

Eero combats frustrating Wi-Fi dead zones with an armada of little wireless routers A new Wi-Fi system called Eero combats dead zones with an armada of little routers. WSJ Personal Tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler explains how it works. Photo/Vid...

WSJ: The Best Way to Organize a Lifetime of Photos

Posted on April 21st, 2015

Call it a photography renaissance or narcissism run amok. The new rule is: "Pics or it didn’t happen." Digital cameras, especially smartphones, entice us to snap, snap, snap with abandon. Yet all these moments we capture seem to vanish into a dig...

WSJ: Just Don’t Call It a Stylus

Posted on February 20th, 2015

Just Don’t Call It a StylusFebruary 20, 2015By Ben Zimmer The makers of a new breed of smartphones and tablets are reinventing the stylus—but avoiding the word.There’s a new taboo term in the world of mobile computing: “stylus." The w...

WSJ: Handwriting Isn’t Dead—Smart Pens and Styluses Are Saving It

Posted on February 10th, 2015

Handwriting Isn’t Dead—Smart Pens and Styluses Are Saving ItFebruary 10, 2015By Joanna Stern New connected pens and improved styluses make your handwritten notes available on all your devices. Joanna Stern tries out the leading implem...

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