Last week, press leaks revealed that the National Security Administration has been gathering and storing metadata from Verizon and nine Internet communication companies: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple. Regardless of how you feel about the government collecting data on its citizens, take a few minutes to click through and consider these five tips for protecting yourself from government surveillance.
At its WWDC keynote this week Apple unveiled new Macbook Airs, which will have better graphics and battery life than their predecessors. Apple also took the wraps off "Mavericks," its newest desktop OS, which also includes some nifty power-saving features.
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