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10 Online Safety Rules Every Child And Teenager Should Follow [Infographic]

These days, the internet is nearly as essential for children as it is for adults. Even ultra-rural public schools are using online apps and collaboration tools to assist in education. If your child is preparing to use the internet for the first time, there are some important ground rules that need to be set for their own well being and safety. Here are ten guiding principles that you should instill in them from the very beginning.

The PlayStation Network Is Still Down

Parts of the PlayStation Network — including games, apps and sign-in pages — currently aren’t working in Australia. The problem appears to be occurring in multiple territories and Sony is investigating the situation. Here’s what we know so far.

IoT Scanner Checks For Vulnerabilities In Your Connected Devices

Last week’s DDoS attack on Dyn that shut down portions of the internet was fuelled by bots created from hacked connected devices, like internet-connected cameras and DVRs, but can also theoretically include connected routers and printers. While there isn’t exactly a fix for this problem, IoT Scanner is a tool that can at least tell you if a device in your house is creating a vulnerability.

Report: Now Samsung Galaxy S7 Edges Are Exploding Too [Updated]

Uh oh. According to a report on Phone Arena, a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in the US has burst into flames while charging. This is allegedly the third such incident involving the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in the past month. Here’s what you need to know.

Facebook's Safety Centre Helps Users Report And Prevent Online Bullying

Facebook may be designed as a place for you to connect with family and friends, but it can also connect you with some atrocious bullies, especially if you do anything publicly. The company’s new Safety Centre teaches users how to prevent and report abusers on the site.

Ask LH: How Does Facebook Know Who My Old Friends Are?

Is there a way to work out where Facebook gets its “suggested friends” lists from? I recently started getting some very specific suggestions which Facebook could only know if it had access to my SMS messages from some years ago. I have no common friends with them and these people are no longer part of my life for a reason. I’m worried that these people may be seeing me as a suggestion too which I absolutely don’t want.

What Happens If Donald Trump Refuses To Concede The US Election?

In the final presidential debate, Donald Trump suggested that if he lost, he might not accept the results of the election and would not concede to Hillary Clinton. But is a concession actually required to finalise an election?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Your Worst Horror Stories

Earlier in the week, we asked you to share your worst Windows 10 update horror stories on Lifehacker and Gizmodo. We were expecting horrible anecdotes. You delivered.

How To Search The Deep Web Safely

The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web — those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing — are not for the faint-hearted or untrained. With the right tools, however, there’s little to fear and plenty to discover. Here’s how you can start exploring the deep web without having to worry about your digital well-being.

Hey Apple Staff, Don't Secretly Take Photos Of Female Colleagues And Rate Them Out Of Ten

This is what male staff at an Apple store in Queensland have allegedly been caught doing red-handed. If the reports are true, they also stole explicit selfie photos from customers’ phones and rated those too. Needless to say, the culprits have been promptly fired by Apple. Good. Riddance.

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