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The FBI Child ID App and Missing Children

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The FBI Child ID App and Missing Children

If you have children, then you have likely had the following unnerving experience. You are in a store with your child, you stop to look at some item, and then look back up a moment later, and your child is nowhere to be found. Your child is missing. You call out their name, you heart starts to pound in your chest, and suddenly, the pop their head around the corner. The relief floods over you as you grab them into your arms! But occasionally, it doesn’t happen that way. You can’t find the child immediately. You expand the search. You get others to help you look. You call for store...

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Infidelity Phone Aids in Cheating on your Spouse

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Infidelity Phone Aids in Cheating on your Spouse

Have you heard of the infidelity phone? Can that be a real device? Yes, and apparently very popular in Japan. Fujitsu promotes the strong security features of its phones. It hides your chosen contacts as missed calls, emails and text messages. If that designated person tries to get in touch with you, the only sign on your phone is a small adjustment in the color or shape of how the battery sign or antenna bars are displayed. The change is so minor most people would never see it happening. If the owner of the cell phone does not answer the call, the call does not even appear in the call list....

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Is Your Teenager on Facebook?

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Is Your Teenager on Facebook?

Every teen knows what Facebook is, and if your teenager does not have a Facebook account already, they have very likely talked about it. Is your teenager on Facebook? The number of teens using the site increased in 2012 to 94 percent. There have always been rites of passage for teens, and while some of the rites remain the same, new ones also appear with each generation. As parents, we have to adjust to these new things, and make sure our children are as prepared as possible. In the article from the New York Times, they give some good first steps to sitting down with your teenager and having...

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I’ve Lost My Cell Phone… What Do I Do?

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I’ve Lost My Cell Phone… What Do I Do?

The words, “I’ve lost my cell phone” are all too often a common phrase for many of us. If you have every reached into your pocket, purse, bag, or briefcase for your phone, only to discover it is not there, then you understand the sinking feeling that overcomes you when you realize you don’t know where your cell phone is. Maybe you set it down in the other room, left it at home or at the office, or it is still in your car. Most of the time, we find it in one of those places. Occasionally, we resort to the call the phone and see if we hear it ringing trick. But what do...

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You Just Thought It Was Private

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You Just Thought It Was Private

This latest story about internet privacy and Facebook seems to contain a familiar ring… a person post something that they intend to be visible or available to a limited audience, only to find out the whole world can read what they have posted. This latest episode apparently came about only when several things were combined, in this case using Google’s Chrome browser and an extension for that browser for the service Storify. So while this does appear to be a situation that only effected people using that combination of software to post a status update, it is a reminder to us all...

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