Many organizations provide free versions of software and services. We will post stories on these as we become aware of them. We will also post stories on products that are not free, but that are important in some way.
A newly published paper reveals that scientists at Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on hundreds of thousands of users by tweaking their feeds and measuring how they felt afterward.
Here it is: the non-techie’s guide to optimizing your system using Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter. Disk Cleanup As you use your computer, Windows litters your hard drive with temporary files. To run Windows’ built-in housekeeper program, the quickest route is this: Open the Start screen. Type “disk cleanup” and select Settings under the search box.
Search Engine Marketing - Google dominates organic search, sending 17 times more visits to publishers' websites than Yahoo, Bing, Ask.com, and AOL combined. But does it deliver the most engaged audience?
The Federal Trade Commission's new proposal to protect our privacy online should do little to assuage your fears of a know-it-all Web watching, tracking and responding to your activities on the Internet.
At the UC San Diego Deptartment of Computer Science and Engineering, a group of computer science researchers recently conducted a study that found popular Websites exploiting a "browser bug" to obtain histories of visitors' online activities.
On nearly 90 percent of the websites you visit, third-party trackers are recording what you do. The information is bundled with offline data like credit card purchases and loyalty card use, and your profile is sold to thousands of companies; hence the creepy ads (and worse) that follow you around the Internet. Take these precautions to ensure your privacy
We know defragging a hard drive can improve performance, and we've heard the opposite about solid-state drives. We analyze the tech reasoning and put four defraggers through their paces on both kinds of drives. The results may surprise you.