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Legal to Search Cell Phone Without a Warrant

Although the case is being misinterpreted all over the Internet, it is true that police officers and other government law enforcement agencies can search your cell phone without first obtaining a warrant. The part that everyone is leaving out, is that they may search your

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Truth About Facebook

I finally stumbled across a mainstream journalist who refuses to buy into the hype around Facebook and call it like everyone who isn’t a techie blogger sees it. Facebook doesn’t make all that much money now (profit-wise) and its only hope for the future is

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Gawker Hack Proves Password Security Sucks

Gawker isn’t a tiny fly-by-night website. Rather, it is a big internet media conglomerate that runs several high-traffic websites. Like many websites, they make you create an account in order to comment or access certain material on their websites. Their user accounts database was hacked

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Apple Market Share Is HUGE – If You Count Other Things

Some analyst decided that he would take the sales figures for computers and then add the sales of iPads to the numbers for Apple, thereby concluding: Apple Is the Number 1 Computer Seller If You Count iPads I don’t even know what to do with

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New Government Vehicle Crash Ratings Scores

Usually, private industry has figured out how they are going to get around new government rules and safety programs before they ever come out. The credit card industry was already inventing new credit card fees and raising old fees and charges before the new credit

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Are Facebook Fans Really Worth Anything?

Yesterday, the personal finance blog Finance Gourmet speculated on how overvalued Facebook might be right now, and more specifically, if any of the company valuations being thrown around by financial analysts and private share exchanges are anything more than wild (optimistic) guesses. I had a