Facebook wants you to find friends with similar interests in latest app update

A new Facebook things in common feature allows users to see what they have in common with other users, including mutually liked pages, events attended, places lived, and even work history.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/09/facebook-wants-to-find-friends-with-similar-interests-in-latest-app-update.html

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Your drone may soon have to ID itself to officials while it's in the sky

The FAA is could implement a system that allows officials to ID a rogue drone from a distance, while it’s still in flight. The system would give offer more flexibility regarding what action to take, depending on the circumstances.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/03/your-drone-may-soon-have-to-id-itself-to-officials-while-its-in-sky.html

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Aircraft carrier tech makes landings for fighter pilots safer

A new carrier landing technology allows jet wings to better control lift, making landings for fighter pilots safer and more precise, according to Military.com.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/09/aircraft-carrier-tech-makes-landings-for-fighter-pilots-safer.html

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New Russian app uses AI to 'repaint' your photos in the style of Van Gogh, Picasso, and more

The free, Russian-made photo app allows users to customize their images by feeding photos through an artificial intelligence that “repaints” them in the style of great artists like Van Gogh, Munch, and Picasso.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/24/new-russian-app-uses-ai-to-repaint-your-photos-in-style-van-gogh-picasso-and-more.html

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If dogs could talk… this is what they would say

Scientists at Georgia Tech have developed technology that allows dogs to trigger audible cues or send text message alerts.

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Tinder and Facebook: Too close for comfort?

New Tinder Social feature allows users to create groups and meet up with other groups. Except in doing so, they’re presented with a list of Facebook friends also using the app — and not everybody is happy about it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/28/tech/tinder-social-facebook-friends/index.html?eref=rss_tech

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Siri security flaw on iPhone 6s & 6s Plus grants access to Contacts and Photos without passcode

Article Image A newly discovered Siri search handling bug allows nefarious users to bypass passcode protected lock screens on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, granting easy access to Contacts and Photos data. The vulnerability is likely applicable only to a subset of devices, however.

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VESA finalizes DisplayPort 1.4, adds 8K support, data compression, and USB-C

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VESA announced today that the DisplayPort 1.4 specification has been finished. The new standard allows for up to 8K video, implements new color capabilities, and adds a visually lossless compression method to ensure the standard will meet the needs of 5K or even 8K displays.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224006-vesa-finalizes-displayport-1-4-adds-8k-support-data-compression-and-usb-c-support

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Latest iOS 9.3 beta enables accessory firmware updates via iPad Pro Smart Connector

Article Image The second beta of iOS 9.3 allows iPad Pro owners to update the firmware on some accessories by way of the Smart Connector, AppleInsider can confirm.

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First look: SiriMote lets you control your Mac with an Apple TV Siri Remote

Article Image A new, free OS X app dubbed SiriMote allows owners of the new fourth-gen Apple TV to pair the device’s Siri Remote with a Mac computer, offering a new method of control.

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AT&T's announces NumberSync, a phone number-based version of Apple's Continuity

Article Image While Apple’s Continuity feature allows users to place calls and texts within its own ecosystem of products, AT&T plans to bring those same capabilities to a range of LTE-capable devices sharing the same phone number, regardless of platform, thanks to a new service called NumberSync.

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Killer Deal: Save $300-$600 on mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros with AppleCare, $800 off 2014 model

Article Image For a limited time, we’re bringing back an exclusive offer that allows readers to save between $300 and $600 on the purchase of a new 15″ MacBook Pro with AppleCare when compared to buying direct from Apple. Or save nearly $800 on a similar deal for a 2014 model.

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Android Stomps Onto Mobile Pay Battlefield


Google is rolling out Android Pay, its answer to Apple Pay. Android Pay allows shoppers to make purchases at more than a million retail locations across the U.S. It also stores gift cards and loyalty cards, and provides special offers directly to a user’s mobile device. Android Pay is compatible with all NFC-enabled Android devices, and it works across all carriers. It supports the four major payment networks: American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. It also accommodates cards issued by many popular U.S. banks and credit unions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82480.html?rss=1

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Apple to patch actively-exploited privilege escalation bug in OS X 10.10.5 – report

A recently-discovered flaw in Apple’s desktop operating system that allows attackers to gain root-level access without requiring users’ passwords will be reportedly be fixed in the final release of OS X 10.10.5, which is already in beta.

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New zero-day attack threatens fully patched OS X

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The new exploit allows an application to gain root permissions via a Unix shell, all without ever needing a password. That’s the kind of hack that could cripple deployed systems.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/211668-new-zero-day-attack-threatens-fully-patched-os-x

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How to remove Connect from Apple Music in iOS 8.4

The new Connect feature in Apple Music allows fans to engage with artists in a more direct and personal way. But those who aren’t interested in the social feature can remove it from the iOS 8.4 Music app entirely –?here’s how to do it.

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Bug in iOS Unicode handling crashes iPhones with a simple text

A peculiar iOS bug apparently that allows pranksters to crash a victim’s iPhone by sending a text message from their own iPhone containing what appears to be a single line of seemingly innocuous Arabic script.



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