Ian PaulContributor, PCWorld

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Ian is an independent writer based in Israel who has never met a tech subject he didn't like. He primarily covers Windows, PC and gaming hardware, video and music streaming services, social networks, and browsers. When he's not covering the news he's working on how-to tips for PC users, or tuning his eGPU setup.

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4 ways Chrome's Safe Browsing protects you from devious Internet dangers

Google Chrome protects against many threats online. Here's a breakdown of some of the biggest threats.

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New USB-C authentication spec protects against malware and shoddy chargers

USB-C will soon have an authentication specification to avoid shoddy cables and chargers, and malicious USB devices.

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Facebook Messenger snags Dropbox integration for in-chat file sharing

Dropbox just made it easier to share videos, images, and files inside Facebook Messenger.

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This man's Fitbit may have saved his life

One man in New Jersey came to the emergency room with arrhythmia and ended up with a proper diagnosis after consulting data from his Fitbit tracker.

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Newegg customer service comes to Facebook Messenger

Newegg is moving to Facebook Messenger to answer all your questions and concerns about graphics cards, RAM, and motherboards.

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Facebook adds reactions, events support, and filters to live video broadcasts

Facebook Live video broadcasts are getting reactions, filters, groups and events support, and more.

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Amazon's flagship new Kindle e-reader may get slimmer thanks to a rechargeable case

Amazon Kindle devices already last for weeks on one charge, but Amazon wants them to last even longer.

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Moleskine's Smart Writing Set transforms pen and paper notes into digital files

Moleskine's latest digital-paper combination, the Smart Writing Set, has the style of a tablet and the convenience of digital manipulation.

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Twitter signs deal to stream Thursday night NFL games

Twitter will stream the National Football League's Thursday night games online as the Twitter-NFL partnership continues to blossom.

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Gmail April Fools' prank yanked after Minion mic drop GIFs wreak havoc on people's lives

It's all fun and games until someone loses their job due on April Fools' Day.

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The best April Fools' Day tech pranks of 2016

Those crazy, geeky pranksters from Google, Samsung, Kayak, and more are at it again for April Fools' Day 2016.

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New Facebook Messenger bot helps you manage your flights

Dutch airline KLM can now deliver travel information via Facebook Messenger.

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Amazon bans shoddy, dangerous USB-C cables

Amazon now forbids USB-C cables that aren't standards compliant and pose a potential risk to your devices and chargers.

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Facebook may use Messenger to push into retail payments

Facebook is pushing the concept of Messenger as a platform, with possible new features including retail in-store payments.

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New YouTube Connect live streaming app may take aim at Periscope, Facebook Live

YouTube is working on a new app called YouTube Connect that streams live video broadcasts from your phone.