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  • Could Facebook really lose 80% of users by 2017? Not likely

    A study by Princeton University researchers says Facebook could lose 80% of its users by 2017, but that if that sounds far fetched to you, it's because it is. To forecast Facebook's downfall, the researchers applied a model that is used to study the...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley. The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
  • Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

    Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug
    Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately. The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from...
  • How to protect yourself from the Heartbleed bug

    A bug named Heartbleed, which has ramifications likely to affect every user on the Internet, was recently discovered by security researchers and announced this week. Heartbleed is a vulnerability within the OpenSSL technology that is used by many...
  • Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat

    Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat
    Earlier this week, Tumblr sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately due to the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed." As Times tech reporter Salvador Rodriguez reported, the...
  • How to torment telemarketers

    I almost feel sorry for telemarketers. Almost. Last week, I solicited advice from readers about the best ways to get telemarketers to stop bugging you, especially robocallers like "Rachel from cardholder services," which the former head of the Federal...
  • Google profit and revenue jump 17%, but ad prices keep falling

    SAN FRANCISCO — As far as Wall Street is concerned, Google Inc. can build all the robots and self-driving cars that it wants as long as it keeps growing its main business: online advertising. And increasingly, that means selling ads that are shown...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • 'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings

    'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings
    Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party. Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
  • New online sites help manage personal finances

    Valentine's Day, a high-dollar holiday, is just around the corner. Prom, the first college tuition payments, and a summer vacation aren't that far off. Wouldn't it be nice if the family -- teenagers included -- could tighten up the finances, sock a...