How to stop websites from asking for your location in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari


Browsers can supply your location when you permit it. If you have no plans of ever permitting it here's how to turn that feature off.

We've already looked at how to turn off location services in the Windows 10 Creators Update. But the operating system isn't the only way your location gets used. Your browser can also serve up your location, though by default most browsers ask your permission before doing so.

How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

By Michael Simon

The new option lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

Google Maps is finally starting to understand the headache that is parking. Earlier this year it added a parking availability feature that let you know how hard it would be to find a spot at your destination, but the latest addition to Maps is one we’ve been waiting years to get.

The average ransomware payment has skyrocketed to over $1,000


The average ransomware payment has risen to $1,077, up from $294 a year earlier, Symantec said.

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to $1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.

What Is Cloud Computing?

By Eric Griffith

The 'cloud' is a real buzzword, but what is it, how does it impact what you do, and is it anything really new?

What is the cloud? Where is the cloud? Are we in the cloud now? These are all questions you've probably heard or even asked yourself. The term "cloud computing" is everywhere.

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