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The scary side of Touch ID

iOS 8 greatly expanded what Touch ID can do. But also expanded is the damage that can be done if someone forces you to unlock your phone against your will.

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Google Glass: The fuzzy pink bathrobe of technology

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.

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Looking for security at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts

As the recent celebrity photo breach has shown, security is a tricky business, but Apple is uniquely equipped to tackle it.

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One more time: Use two-factor authentication on iCloud, even if there's a waiting period

Once more unto the password breach, dear friends, once more. Two-factor authentication might not have necessarily saved Jennifer Lawrence from getting hacked, but using it is still a good idea.

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children's accounts could go legit if Google can satisfy privacy requirements

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Apple tech note illuminates purported 'backdoor' services

The company's explained the purposes of three diagnostic tools that a security researcher claimed provided 'backdoor' access to users' information.

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Apple responds to troubling allegations of iOS 'backdoor'

A security researcher's claim to have found a 'backdoor' in iOS has raised eyebrows, but Apple says there's a reasonable explanation.

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These are human people you're playing with

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the tech news of the week including Facebook's seeming disdain for privacy, Apple's Pride, Aperture hubbub, and iTunes U improvements.

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How to selectively delete browser history

Remove individual sites or pages from your history rather than all of it. We'll show you how in this video tip.

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails

The company clarifies that emails are automatically scanned to provide users with tailored advertising and better search results

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