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Last Updated Jul 31, 2015 12:18PM

Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. But Aanya’s care-free attitude dissolved into paranoia a few months ago shortly after her mother bought …

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  • This screen shot provided by Microsoft shows the Start page in Windows 10. With Windows 10, the start button functions the way it did with Windows 7 and earlier. The graphical start page from Windows 8 is embedded in that start button, so that it feels modern without chucking old habits. (Microsoft via AP) Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
    It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, ...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • This combination made from 2015 photos provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows crash tests of 2015 Ford F-150 Super Crew, top, and Super Cab pickup trucks. The four-door Super Crew got top ratings in all five of the crash tests. But the Super Cab version, which has a smaller rear door and back seat, did poorly in a small front overlap test, which slams 25 percent of the front of the truck into a barrier at 40 miles per hour. (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety via AP) Ford F-150 pickup gets mixed crash test results
    Detroit • Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry, and the damaged trucks cost more to r...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 04:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • This undated photo provided by FOX shows professional contractor Mike Holmes, who has a new show called “Home Free,” airing Wednesdays at 9-10 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.  It's a competition series that premieres, Wed., July 22, 2015, where nine couples are challenged each week to restore a run-down home in Atlanta. (Michael Becker/FOX via AP) Mike Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion
    Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show “Holmes on Homes,” says there are steps homebuyers ...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 07:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • This undated photo provided by courtesy of Big Ass Fans shows a Haiku fan in a sitting room. Haiku, by Lexington, Ky., manufacturer Big Ass Fans, is recognized by Energy Star as the most energy efficient fan available. It replaces expensive air conditioning with cooling airflow. (Big Ass Fans via AP) Beyond air conditioning: Savvy ways to keep your home cool
    As summer temperatures — and utility bills — rise, there are some easy ways to keep cool that are cheaper and greener than air conditioning. A little ...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 07:34 pm   |     |   Share


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