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Adam is a writer at Tech.co and has worked as a tech writer, blogger and copy editor for the last decade. He's also a Forbes Contributor on the publishing industry (and Digital Book World 2018 award finalist) and has appeared in publications including Popular Mechanics and IDG Connect. When not glued to TechMeme, he loves obsessing over 1970s sci-fi art.

 

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Largest Ever Email and Password Leak Just Got Worse

Already one of the largest data breaches ever, the list of 2.2 billion users' data is over three times larger than previously thought. Could you personally be affected? Odds are pretty high that you were. Here's more on what exactly happened and what you can do about it.

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Why Parents Should Worry About Kids Using Facebook

Parenting in the internet age is tough. And Facebook's track record with how it treats younger users should be enough to concern any parent. This week alone, Facebook was found to be paying teenage users for access to their data, and its track record is little better.

Fleet Management

Verizon Connect Reveal Review – 2019

Formed as a merger of three different telemetrics platforms —  Verizon Networkfleet, Fleetmatics and Telogis — Verizon Connect has a wider range of expertise than most fleet management system vendors. Find out what they could offer your business and compare prices with ...

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How Big Tech Is (and Isn’t) Tackling Anti-Vaxxers

Last week, Facebook announced plans to deprioritize anti-vaccination content on its platform. It's just the latest tech giant to address the misinformation that can spread easily across social networks including YouTube, Amazon, and Pinterest.

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Apple Revokes Facebook’s Employee-Only iOS Apps

Apple has revoked Facebook's permissions to create and operate employee-only internal applications. The social media giant's employees are working to reinstate its “most critical internal apps immediately.” They're also "pissed."

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Is It Safe to Use a VPN on a Phone?

VPNs, or “virtual private networks,” can be used safely with phones, but there are risks if you don’t choose a good, reliable service. We explain how a VPN app works on a phone, the legal implications for using one, and everything else you need to know about mobile VPNs.

Fleet Management

Samsara Fleet Management Review

The company behind this adorable logo? Samsara Fleet Management. They provide wireless software solutions for vehicle tracking and maintenance. Samsara's FMS offers a variety of features and benefits. Find out how they could help your business in our 2019 review.

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Hulu’s Basic Package Just Dropped to $6 Per Month

Hulu just cut its basic subscription tier down by two dollars, to just $5.99 per month. That's good news for streaming TV fanatics. The price shift comes hot on the heels of Netflix's recent price hike, which saw the service's $8 a month tier rise to $9. Is it a response?

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PodCon 2019: Shaping a More Inclusive Future

The second annual PodCon, a convention for podcasters and their fans, took place in Seattle over the weekend. The event still embodied the scrappy underdog on its second outing: It’s one of the smaller cons around, fascinating not for its size, but for the future it represents.

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Amazon Cancels New York HQ, But What About The Reporting?

Amazon might be reconsidering its New York HQ expansion. But, the truly interesting news here may be how the story was broken by the Amazon-owned Washington Post, in a strangely-framed story whose conclusions have since been disputed by the New York Times. Here's our take.

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What is Trump’s American AI Initiative?

President Trump just issued a new executive order on AI. Here's all the details you need about the nuts and bolts of what's been signed, what it all might look like in practice, and how it stacks up against AI research efforts not taking place under our star-spangled flag.