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Samsung and Mastercard team up to create a payment card with a built-in fingerprint reader

In announcing the collaboration, the companies said that instead of having to enter in a PIN on a keypad, users would simply verify their identity using the fingerprint reader built into their cards......»»

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This ethical hacking bundle is on sale for 98 percent off

When it comes to getting a career in IT, there are different paths you can take, but only a few of them will really help you stand out in a crowd of applicants. One thing that can set you apart as you enter or progress through the field is expertise......»»

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Samsung and Mastercard are co-developing a safety-focused biometric payment card

In announcing the collaboration, the companies said that instead of having to enter in a PIN on a keypad, users would simply verify their identity using the fingerprint reader built into their cards......»»

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Smartwatch shipments stalled in 2020 due to the pandemic, but there were a few bright spots

According to Counterpoint Research’s latest Global Smartphone Shipments Tracker, Apple further solidified its position as the top smartwatch manufacturer during the holiday quarter. Compared to the same period a year earlier, Apple managed to grow.....»»

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Diablo II: Resurrected will let you load the original game"s save files

In a recent interview with IGN Middle East, Diablo II producer Matthew Cederquist said that when they were working on the remaster, they wondered if old save files would work. “We kind of shoved it in and it worked,” Cederquist said, noting that.....»»

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Apple says iOS 14.5 will not allow users to set a default music player after all

Last month beta testers found that Apple had added a feature to iOS 14.5 allowing users to change the default music app, Apple Music, to any other third-party app they had installed. However, this does not appear to be the case......»»

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Google is moving to a faster release cycle for Chrome later this year

Google's milestone updates for Chrome on the stable channel arrive every six weeks, but the company says it's now able to shorten that period to just four weeks, thanks to internal improvements and the need for quickly pushing out critical security a.....»»

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Nubia"s RedMagic 6 breaks two smartphone records: a 165Hz screen and 18GB of RAM

Both the RedMagic 6 and RedMagic 6 Pro boast the latest Qualcomm 888 SoC, 6.8-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, and 165Hz refresh rate, the fastest available on any smartphone today. They also feature a single-finger touch sampling rate of up to 500Hz, or up.....»»

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Microsoft acknowledges unresponsiveness problem in new Xbox controllers, is working on fix

Drifting has been a blight on controllers for years. The most famous sufferer is Nintendo's JoyCons, though Microsoft's previous Xbox One controllers, including the $180 Elite Controller, experience the same problem......»»

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Razer unveils its Anzu smart glasses featuring integrated speakers

Audio-enabled glasses aren't new; Bose's Frames sunglasses have been around for a couple of years now, and Amazon's Echo Frames launched in 2020. Razer's version comes with two interchangeable lenses: a clear pair that blocks 35 percent of blue light.....»»

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RTX 3080 Ti, RTX 3070 Ti rumored to feature Ethereum mining limiter

When Nvidia revealed the RTX 3060, it said that new release drivers for the card can detect "specific attributes of the Ethereum cryptocurrency mining algorithm, and limit the hash rate, or cryptocurrency mining efficiency, by around 50 percent.".....»»

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Samsung"s Isocell 2.0 pushes mobile camera technology forward

ISOCELL 2.0 is a new approach that consists of two parts. First, Samsung replaced the metallic grid between color filters with a new material. Phase two, which is happening now, involves replacing the lower part of the new color filter barriers with.....»»

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SpaceX"s SN10 Starship rocket manages to land for the first time, explodes minutes later

Boca Chica, Texas, and the world (via live stream) saw the launch of SpaceX's SN10 (Serial No 10) prototype on Wednesday as it went up 10km into the sky with the powerful thrust of its three Raptor engines......»»

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Eight-year-old Fortnite player given $33,000 and $5,000 PC for turning pro

California-based Deen has been playing Fortnite since he was four years old, and was first noticed by Team 33, a relative unknown in the community, 18 months ago. "I've thought about being a professional gamer a lot, but no one took me seriously unti.....»»

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Vertu"s Ayxta Fold 5G is the first "luxury" foldable phone

Every time you think Vertu has finally thrown in the towel, the company manages to come up with yet another superlative announcement. This time, however, it does so when the slow economic recovery and a global shortage of semiconductors are reshaping.....»»

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Analyst: buying a high-end graphics card for mining would be "very foolish"

In JPR’s latest report on the PC market, it notes that “the pandemic has distorted all models and predictions as has the gold-rush in Ethereum.”.....»»

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Square is buying a majority stake in streaming service Tidal for $297 million

Per the terms of the deal, Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock in exchange for a "significant" majority ownership stake. Existing artist shareholders will maintain their holdings and be the remaining stakeholders......»»

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Amazon changes logo following complaints it looks like Hitler

The unlikely-sounding scenario came after Amazon launched its main shopping-app logo in January, replacing the previous shopping trolley icon. It was supposed to resemble one of the company's parcels with a piece of torn tape at the top. Strangely, s.....»»

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WhatsApp adds one-to-one voice and video calling to its desktop app

The Facebook-owned messaging and VoIP service said that over the last year, they saw a meaningful uptick in people calling one another on WhatsApp. On New Year’s Eve, for example, the service set a new personal best for the most calls made in a sin.....»»

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UK regulator to investigate Apple"s App Store ToC over alleged anticompetitive behavior

Regulators in the UK launched an antitrust probe against Apple on Thursday. Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it is investigating allegations from several developers claiming the App Store's policies are "unfair." The CMA is look.....»»

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