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How to Choose a Medical Alert System

8 things to consider before you buy.

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The Internet of Things Took Over CES — and Will Soon Take Over Our Homes

Smart home tech gives appliances a cool new makeover, but safety experts raise concerns.

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New Twitter Rules Ban Mean Speech

Like your mom used to say: If you don’t have anything nice to tweet, don’t tweet anything at all.

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New Smartphone for Christmas? Do These 6 Things Right Away

If Santa brought you a smartphone, here’s how to keep it — and the data it contains — safe and secure.

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Can Social Media Help Identify Food Poisoning Outbreaks?

Your posts on Yelp, Twitter and other platforms could aid disease detectives.

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Is Your Mobile Wallet Secure?

Paying by smartphone is the next big thing, but make sure your money and your data stay safe.

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Social Media Shaming: Just Don't Do It

Experts speak out against "grief shaming" and other forms of cyberbullying.

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A Drone of Your Own for Christmas? The FAA Wants to Know You

The agency announced it plans to create a registry of all drone pilots.

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8 Things Consumers Should Know about the New EMV Credit Cards

These “chip” cards protect you against credit card “skimming,” but you still need to be careful.

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After a Disaster: How to Find Out if a Loved One Is Safe

Online tools connect survivors with friends and family.

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6 Incredibly Dangerous Jobs from the Annals of History

Thank modern technology for doing these jobs so you don’t have to.

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3 Steps to Secure Your Wearable Fitness Device Data

Your wearable is tracking more than just steps. But who is it sharing that info with?

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Who Is Your Child Really Talking to Online?

Messaging apps allow anonymity — and that’s where your kids can get into trouble.

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Emergency! Too Many People Are Butt Dialing 911

The influx of false calls is straining the system, Google research finds.

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3 Apps to Monitor Your Kids’ Online Behavior

These apps can be the digital eyes in the back of your head.