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How to turn on Twitter's quality filters and silence trolls

Twitter has a solution for stopping trolls: A new timeline quality filter that discards nasty tweets in your notifications

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A new $500,000 iOS bug bounty beats Apple's offer

A security firm is offering up to US$500,000 for information on zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, surpassing Apple's bug bounty just days after it was announced.

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Apple announces invitation-only bug bounty program at Black Hat conference

The company had lagged behind competitors in providing financial incentives to report exploits to it.

Tinder swipes too much personal information, says E.U. lawmaker

Some mobile apps' terms of use breach European Union privacy laws, according to Marc Tarabella, a member of the European Parliament.

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1Password's new individual subscription plan protects your passwords across devices

Now individuals can get the benefits of a 1Password subscription.

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Podcast 518: Zany Bob Mansfield's Apple Car Emporium

Glenn and Susie discuss most promising Apple Car rumor yet, how the Apple Watch helped save our friend's life, how to protect yourself from ransomware, and more.

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Why hackers love health apps

Hackers love health apps because their popularity has outpaced the industry's ability to safeguard them. Technology experts discussed the privacy and security risks at a House hearing July 14 with the Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

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Stagefright for iOS and OS X? Don't lower the curtain yet

Five bugs fixed in the latest iOS and OS X releases could allow maliciously crafted images to hijack a device only if a number of hurdles were crossed.

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Edward Snowden has developed an iPhone case meant to kill surveillance

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has come up with a concept iPhone case that can help prevent the government from finding your location.

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Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras

Over 11,000 people have signed a petition asking Apple not to deploy technology that would allow third parties like the police to use it to disable cameras on user phones under certain circumstances.

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Podcast 517: iCloud Music Library meets its Match

Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, and iTunes Match just got slightly less confusing, and Pokémon Go can't stop.

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Why ransomware criminals need great customer service

Yes, even bad-guy malware developers have to keep their "customers" happy. Read what happens when F-Secure tests the "help desks" of four crypto-locking malware makers.

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US Senator Al Franken has privacy concerns about Pokémon Go’s data collection

U.S. Senator Al Franken, a strong privacy advocate, has raised the inevitable question about the privacy of the extensive data the game collects from its users, including children, and whether the data is used for other purposes.

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Pokémon Go for iOS will stop requiring full Google account access

Pokémon Masters, beware: The iPhone app gains access to your Google account, but you can revoke the access now, and a better fix is coming.

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Armed robbers lured victims with Pokemon Go

With the launch of Pokemon Go last week, it's not just players but police that "gotta catch 'em all."