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The Default Tech Settings You Should Turn Off Right Away

The Default Tech Settings You Should Turn Off Right Away

There’s a catchy saying going around with a valuable lesson about our personal technology: The devil is in the defaults. The saying refers to the default settings that tech companies embed deep in the devices, apps and websites we use. These settings typically make us share data about our activities and location. We can usually …

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Sticking With Windows 10? Change These Default Settings

Sticking With Windows 10? Change These Default Settings

Microsoft launched Windows 11, its latest operating system, last October. The OS reached broad deployment earlier this year after a staggered rollout spanning half a year, meaning it’s now ready for all compatible computers. (Here’s how to download it if you’re ready.) However, the system requirements for Windows 11 mean that older computers may need to continue running …

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Crypto hedge fund at center of crisis faces risk of default as deadline to repay $670 million nears

Crypto hedge fund at center of crisis faces risk of default as deadline to repay $670 million nears

Billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks. Companies in the industry are feeling the pain. Lending and trading firms are facing a liquidity crisis and many firms have announced layoffs. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Three Arrows Capital, a crypto-focused hedge …

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Firefox boosts privacy by giving "total cookie protection" to all users by default

Firefox boosts privacy by giving “total cookie protection” to all users by default

The Firefox browser, already known for its privacy protections, is about to become even more private thanks to a new cookie-restricting feature announced by Mozilla on Tuesday. The design change, labeled “Total Cookie Protection,” aims to give enhanced protection against online tracking by limiting the ability of websites to read cookies created by third-party services. …

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