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The Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be hacked with aging tech

Biometrics are becoming our next de facto security measure, and they're supposed to be a vast improvement on easily-forgotten and hackable passwords. Yet a point-and-shoot camera, laser printer and contact lens is all it took for German.....»»

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‘Overwatch’ turns one with more skins for your arsenal

Last week, Blizzard answered the susurrous rising from Overwatch fans wondering whether the studio would celebrate the game's one-year anniversary: Yes, an event was in the works. (And there was much rejoicing.) To commemorate the game&.....»»

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New York forces smart lock maker to improve its security

Smart locks promise the security of a traditional lock without the need to carry around a key. Most can be unlocked with a mobile app or an RFID-equipped card you can store in your wallet. Unfortunately, they're also pretty easy to hack.....»»

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Target settles with 47 states over its 2013 data breach

Believe it or not, Target still isn't done paying the price for the 2013 breach that exposed the shopping data of tens of millions of customers. The retailer has reached a settlement with 47 states (and the District of Columbia) that wi.....»»

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Fashion and technology will inevitably become one

There's no denying that the technology world is obsessed with fashion. Amazon, Apple and Google, three of the biggest names in tech, are all trying to carve their own path into the fashion space. Apple's doing so with fancy smartwa.....»»

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Restaurant app Zomato hack leaves 17 million users exposed

If you use Zomato to look up restaurants, you may want to check your account: someone has infiltrated its system and got away with 17 million users' IDs, usernames, names, email addresses and hashed passwords. The service says no paymen.....»»

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LastPass will store two-factor codes alongside your passwords

Keeping track of a list of secure passwords across your myriad accounts and services is a nightmare, but it's necessary for the future we live in. LastPass, the password management app, wants to make it a little more convenient on mobil.....»»

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Mercedes-Benz is building cars that know the road better than you do

As we approach a blind corner on a twisty mountain road above Sunnyvale, there's a moment when I'm sitting in the passenger seat of a pre-production Mercedes-Benz S-Class and I'm not sure that the updated Intelligent Drive wil.....»»

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Record labels are pushing Apple Music to have fewer exclusives

Exclusives have been a way streaming services can gain a (temporary) advantage over their competition, but Apple is ready to take it easy on those releases. In an interview with Music Business Worldwide, Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine explain.....»»

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Google Photos" improved AI pesters you into sharing pictures

Google is adding ways to make photo sharing from Google Photos a lot easier. And guess what, it's powered by AI. The feature is called "Suggested Share," which will remind you to share photos and even suggest the people you should share.....»»

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Google search is a powerful job hunting tool thanks to AI

After announcing a slew of new updates to its smart home, VR and mobile products, Google unveiled the latest feature coming to its core function -- the search engine. In the next few weeks, users in the US will be able to look for job listin.....»»

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Google is building AR and VR that knows where you are

Google made plenty of VR- and AR-related announcements at I/O, its annual developer conference, today. Not only will Samsung's Galaxy S8 and LG's upcoming flagship be Daydream-compatible, the company also announced that it's w.....»»

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Harley-Davidson embraces the potential of electric motorcycles

Bikers interested in going green have reason to rejoice today. Harley-Davidson has already shown off its prototype Livewire electric bike, and it's promised to offer you a real one in the next five years. Today, the motorcycle manufactu.....»»

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Trump signs executive order for sweeping review of US cybersecurity

Today, Trump finally signed an executive order for an extensive review of the US government's cybersecurity, which has been some months coming. He was originally set to sign an earlier version back in January, but postponed it for unkno.....»»

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Google" Allo chat app crafts custom emoji using your selfies

Google's Allo chat program is still missing some basic features, but hey, you're a fan of Bitmoji right? That's the line of thinking for the app's latest add-on: personalized emojis, made from your face. Unlike Snapchat&#.....»»

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Fossil hopes you’ll like one of its 300 smartwatches

Back in March, Fossil revealed its plans to introduce 300 smartwatches in 2017, including a mix of hybrid analogs and others running Android Wear 2.0. The new wearables come from Fossil itself as well as brands like Misfit, Diesel, Emporio A.....»»

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Ticketmaster shows you the view from any seat in the house

When you buy a ticket to a concert or sports event, you want to make sure your view is a good one. The days of peering at a line drawing of a venue's seating plan to figure that out could soon be a thing of the past. Ticketmaster confir.....»»

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DOJ code-breaking project found unencrypted on the internet

Encryption is the key to our digital privacy. It keeps eavesdroppers from reading your private conversations and checking out which sites you're visiting. It's important enough that iOS and Android will encrypt your entire device j.....»»

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By the numbers: Microsoft Build 2017

It was a big day for Microsoft's personal computing aspirations. During its Build 2017 conference in Seattle, the company announced a new pair of mixed reality controllers, support for three separate Linux builds and unveiled its Fluent.....»»

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The Wirecutter"s best deals: Save $70 on an Apple Watch Series 2

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their.....»»

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