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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Google Scrapping ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Slogan from Its Code of Conduct

Google's Don't Be Evil motto

Google has reportedly quietly removed its ‘Don’t Be Evil’ unofficial slogan from the company workers’ code of conduct, which sparked a massive reaction on Twitter. One Twitter user believes that, according to Google, “Evil is fine now,” with another user expressing relief that the question has been settled. Another tweet reads that the tech giant has just done the “inevitable:” ...

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Consumer Reports Not Endorsing Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

Consumer Reports is not so sure about the safety of Tesla Model 3, so it refused to give its much-sought-after nod on Monday. Instead, the magazine gave its seal of approval to the Tesla Model S, which is one of the best vehicles it has tested. The news outlet praised the Model 3 for its driving range, acceleration, and handling, ...

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Your Cellphone Battery Could Put Trash Collectors Lives at Risk

Trash collectors

Experts warn against throwing cellphone batteries in the trash as they can turn into real firebombs for trash collectors. It takes just one spark for a lithium-ion battery to catch fire and turn the garbage truck into a blazing inferno. USA Today found that 65% of fires at California’s waste facilities were caused by improperly discarded cellphone batteries. Many of ...

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App That Tracks Teen Activity Online Leaks Thousands of Passwords

Teen girls texting

A creepy activity monitoring app called Teensafe leaked tens of thousands of account data after a failed attempt to secure its servers. ZDNet has found that the app, which enables parents to remotely spy on their kids’ online activities, failed to use encryption on two of its Amazon cloud servers. As a result, everyone who happened to access the servers ...

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Valve Launches App for Streaming Games to Android, iOS

Scene from Aliens: Colonial Marines

On Thursday, Valve rolled out an app for streaming games to Android and iOS devices dubbed Steam Link. The new app enables game fans to connect their game library via an iOS or Android device, including TVs as long as you are logged in a Steam’s cloud system. Like other host systems, Steam needs an Ethernet connection or 5GHz between the ...

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Google to Ditch Chrome’s ‘Secure’ Badge for HTTPS Pages in September

HTTPS page in Chrome

Google announced that it will remove Chrome’s “secure” badge from HTTPS pages’ address bar since the default security status for this type of pages will be secure. Website owners migrated from the HTTP protocol to the much-safer standard HTTPS after Google repeatedly threatened to tag their pages as not secure. Google’s web browser Chrome is now used by more than ...

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Nest Smart Home Devices Affected by Hours-Long Outage

Nest thermostat

On Wednesday night, the Nest app went unresponsive for several hours leading to a handful of unpleasant surprises. Nest users reported not being able to lock or unlock Nest’s smart door locks, operate the thermostat, and arming or disarming the security systems. The company acknowledged the issues on Twitter. The announcement triggered a wave of complaints with users saying that ...

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YouTube’s New Music Subscription Service Costs $9.99/Month

YouTube Red ad

On Tuesday, Google launched a premium version of its tremendously popular YouTube Music service, which costs $9.99 per month. The new music subscription service is expected to become a replacement to Google Play Music by next year. Google Play Music has failed to match the popularity of similar services like Spotify, Amazon Music, or Apple Music. The service has a free ...

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This Well-Meaning Chrome Update Broke Several Apps and Games

Mobile phone games

A Chrome update that tried to kill off autoplaying video content on websites had an unpleasant side-effect: it broke a wide range of apps and games, according to reports from users and developers. Google has reportedly issued a partial fix. The update was rolled out in April with the purpose of blocking loud media content that is being played automatically ...

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Is the Nokia X6 Cannibalizing the Nokia 6 Series?

The Nokia X6

The latest Nokia phone model has many features in common with the Nokia 6.1 but the enhanced functions, improved design, and similar price makes it a serious Nokia 6.1 killer. Just like Chinese phone makers, the firm behind Nokia, the Finland-based HMD, has launched multiple devices in a single series at similar price points. The Nokia X6 was clearly designed ...

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