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Harry Bradford is an Associate Editor for HuffPost Business and HuffPost Small Business. His writing has appeared on Newsweek.com and AOL News, among other publications.

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11 Common Myths About The Technology You Use Every Day

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 10:57 AM

Seems like every time technology evolves and blows our minds, some naysayer comes along to warn about an innovation's dangers.

Fortunately for us, many of those warnings come from Luddites and are typically misguided or often just flat-out wrong.

We've broken down some of the most widespread myths --...

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Apple Unveils New Apple Watch

(560) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 2:11 PM

The time has arrived. Say hello to the Apple Watch.

Apple unveiled its new smartwatch, the Apple Watch, at a much-ballyhooed event on Tuesday in Cupertino, California. The device ends months of rumors and fevered speculation about a wearable device from the company.

The watch has a touch screen, but...

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Apple Unveils New, Bigger iPhone 6 Plus

(243) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:42 PM

There's a new iPhone out, and this time it's not only better -- but also much bigger.

Apple announced a new pair of iPhones at an event in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday. As predicted, both of the phones have larger screens than previous Apple phones. The iPhone 6...

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Why Coca-Cola Classic Will Soon Have A Big Red Dot In The U.K.

(52) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 8:42 AM

Some Coke cans in the U.K. will soon get marked with a red dot because of the drink's high sugar content.

The labels are part of a voluntary program launched in the U.K. in July of last year. Food and drink get tagged red, yellow and green according...

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One Man's Viral Comcast Horror Story Reveals A Sad Truth

(115) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 8:36 AM

A brush with Internet fame helped one Comcast customer in Pennsylvania finally get the giant company's attention after months of trying.

Dann Furia, a 35-year-old full-time tutor from Havertown, Pennsylvania, said he spent nearly nine months documenting his unsuccessful attempts to fix, and then cancel his Comcast service....

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Company Named Isis Changes Its Name Because, Well, Duh

(3) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 2:30 PM

A mobile payment company named Isis just rebranded.

The reasons are obvious.

The company announced Wednesday that it will now go by Softcard to avoid associations with the Islamic militant group responsible for the beheadings of two American journalists, among many other atrocities....

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Everything We Know About The Unnamed Celebrity Photo Hacker

(1) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 10:21 AM

By now, basically everyone knows that a large batch of nude celebrity photos was uploaded to the Internet on Sunday.

The photos are believed to have been first uploaded to the Internet via relatively obscure forums like 4Chan and AnonIB, but were shared more...

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New Leaked 'iPhone 6' Photos? New Leaked 'iPhone 6' Photos!

(142) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 3:10 PM

Apple's widely rumored unveiling of the new iPhone on September 9th is still a ways off. Until then we have these leaked photos to sustain us.

Five photos leaked on the Chinese social network Feng.com show what may be the components for the new...

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Amazon Finally Updates Its Ancient Login Screen

(25) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 2:36 PM

Amazon may be at the cutting edge of the tech world, but for a long time its dedication to innovation has had one glaring exception: its login page, which looks almost Craigslist-like in its hideousness.

But apparently, that's changing now. After an uncomfortably long stint, some users are reporting that...

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How To Turn Hershey's New Logo Into A Poop Emoji In 5 Steps

(50) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 6:04 PM

Hershey unveiled a new logo Thursday. Building on its old Hersey kiss logo, the revamp was designed by goDutch, an Ohio-based creative consultancy.

And we have to say it does make us want to go something. Mainly number 2.

In fact, you can turn the whole thing...

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Bored By Your Instagram Friends? Here Are 28 Refreshing Accounts To Follow

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM

No one needs to see more photos of babies and brunch on Instagram. We all know this. The difficulty is in finding accounts that breathe some much-needed fresh air into our sometimes monotonous feeds.

That's why we've compiled the following list of accounts that embody everything that's right about...

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19 Eerie Photos That Put America's Problems In Plain Sight

(131) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 7:43 AM

Seeing an abandoned home can be a bit creepy. But seeing one that represents the decline of an entire way of life? That should elicit an even more solemn reaction.

Nineteen pictures of abandoned homes shared with The Huffington Post by photographer Seph Lawless offer just such a...

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The 'iPhone 6' Could Be A Whole Lot More Expensive

(136) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 8:01 AM

Here's one reality about the new iPhone that Apple fans might not be so excited about: It might be the priciest iPhone yet.

Many expect the so-called iPhone 6 to be a complete overhaul of the 5S, packed with several new features that could push costs up. Back in April,...

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Twitter Bans Graphic Images Of James Foley's Beheading

(19) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 1:09 PM

Twitter announced early Wednesday morning that users sharing the graphic images showing the Islamic State's beheading of American journalist James Foley could have their accounts suspended.

The social media service said it would "remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances."

It was accompanied by a tweet from...

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Here's A DIY Hack To Get Back At Terrible Customer Service Reps

(89) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 7:48 AM

After several people used recorded phone calls to out customer service reps for bad behavior, it turns out using a microphone during your call might improve your chances of a decent customer experience. The trouble is, how do you do it?

You might think of the obvious option...

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Watch Ferguson Shooting Take Over Twitter In Mesmerizing Graphic

(9) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 11:23 AM

Facebook may have five times as many users, but Twitter now plays a vital role in how news spreads.

You can see the scale of Twitter's influence in a visualization showing tweets relating to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri after Michael Brown was...

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The Original iPad: Revealed

(1) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 11:52 AM

Turns out you have a lot more in common with the six-year-olds of today than you thought:

You also learned your ABCs on an iPad.

We came across this clever...

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Soon We'll All Be Having Sex With Robots, Maybe: Scientist

(56) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 11:52 AM

If you take selfies now, you could be boning robots later.

That’s the message, basically, of researcher Stowe Boyd of GigaOM Research, who was quoted in a recent report by Pew Research on the role robotics and Artificial Intelligence will play in our future daily lives. The report...

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The Entire History Of Amazon Kindle In 1 GIF

(5) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 4:27 PM

In case you've forgotten how clunky the Amazon Kindle used to look, check out this new GIF chronicling the e-reader's transformation from 2007 to today.

Created by tech review site Gadget Love, the animation shows Kindle shedding its cumbersome keyboard, then a few arrow buttons, before finally...

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This Phone Plan Lets You Pay For Facebook And Nothing Else

(2) Comments | Posted July 31, 2014 | 1:16 PM

If all you do on your smartphone is check Facebook, why should should have to pay for all those other functions that are going unused?

That’s the question that inspired Sprint's new Virgin Mobile Custom plan. The plan lets users customize exactly what smartphone services they want to...

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