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Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

How to make two-factor authentication less of a pain

Increasingly, online services are requiring two-factor authentication instead of simple old passwords. Too bad that authentication can be such a hassle. Here's how to make it easier.

OS X 10.9.4 update fixes Wi-Fi network issue, includes Safari 7.0.5

The latest revision of Mavericks patches a number of bugs, including one that could prevent Macs from not joining a known Wi-Fi network.

iOS 7.1.2 arrives with fixes for iBeacons, mail attachment encryption, more

A relatively small update for Apple's mobile devices patches bugs with a handful of features, and brings some security fixes as well.

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New iOS jailbreak could open door to malware

The Pangu jailbreak has rankled a security researcher, who claims his work was improperly used.

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Watch the web get hacked in real time on this mesmerizing map

This is what hack attacks look like: A real-time map of worldwide activity drives home the scope of security threats far more vividly than mere words ever could.

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Paling in comparison

Pundits, that is.

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What Apple's WWDC announcements reveal about products to come

WWDC may have come and gone with no new hardware, but for the astute Apple observer, there were plenty of clues to the product pipeline in what the company did announce.

Reading List: Zen and the art of product design

A new lock screen bypass rears its head, Apple aims for more marketing moves, and exactly what kind of Buddhist was Steve Jobs?

Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia

A man and a teenaged boy are accused of using phishing and social engineering attacks to hijack Apple IDs and lock iOS devices