How good will Apple's Face ID be? Will it be able to tell twins apart?

Apple is expected to roll out facial recognition on the newest high-end iPhone, likely called iPhone X, on Tuesday. Will it be good enough to tell twins apart?

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Will consumers pay $1,000 (or more) for the next iPhone?

Reports indicate that the high-end version of the iPhone is likely to surpass $1,000. Following Samsung’s announcement of a high-priced phone itself, will consumers pay these costs?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/25/will-consumers-pay-1000-or-more-for-next-iphone.html

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Abraham Lincoln letter mystery 'almost certainly' solved, experts say

Forensic linguists say they have likely unraveled the mystery surrounding a famous Civil War-era letter, long believed to have been written by President Abraham Lincoln.

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WannaCry attacks likely linked to North Korea, experts say

It is “highly likely” that the WannaCry cybersecurity attack that infected more than 300,000 computers across the world this month was the handiwork of a hacking group linked to North Korea, Symantec Corp, the Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity firm, wrote in a blog post on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/wannacry-attacks-likely-linked-to-north-korea-experts-say.html

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Rare Titanic photo up for auction, offers glimpse into doomed liner's final days

A rare photograph of the Titanic, likely taken the day before she set sail on her fateful maiden voyage, is up for auction in the U.K.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/rare-titanic-photo-up-for-auction-offers-glimpse-into-doomed-liners-final-days.html

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Facing Senate hearing, Backpage.com eliminates all adult ad sections

Likely an enormous blow to the profitability of the Craigslist classified competitor, Backpage.com abruptly took action prior to a Senate hearing and closed all adult advertising sections of the site.

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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which robot do you let into your life?

When the robots turn against us, I’ll likely regret saying this but… you should make a talking speaker part of your family.

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Apple special event live blog: New MacBook Pros, no new MacBook Air

MacBook Pro

At today’s special event, Apple will likely show off a handful of major Mac updates. New laptops are definitely in the cards, but the rumor mill hasn’t been very kind to the beleaguered Mac desktop fans among us. The event begins at 1pm ET (10am PT), and we’ll be live blogging the entire thing.

The post Apple special event live blog: New MacBook Pros, no new MacBook Air appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Hands on with the HP ZBook 17 G3 portable workstation

HP ZBook 17 G3 front view
Unless you have to have a very-high-end GPU or internal expansion slots, HP’s new G3 ZBook 17 likely delivers all the compute power you’ll ever need, all at less than 7 pounds, and with all-day battery life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233663-hands-on-with-the-hp-zbook-17-g3-portable-workstation

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Bitcoin exchange loses more than $60 million in digital heist

Likely disconcerting to anyone that trades in the popular cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin, a digital exchange was hit by hackers this week and approximately $65 million in Bitcoin was stolen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/03/bitcoin-exchange-loses-more-than-60-million-in-digital-heist.html

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Why Amazon's Echo is better to talk to than Siri

Artificial intelligence and voice-based computing are likely two of the main components of the smart devices of the future, and Amazon’s surprisingly popular Echo is certainly one device to beat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/26/why-amazons-echo-is-better-to-talk-to-than-siri.html

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WhatsApp 'disappointed' by order in Brazil to block app second time

It’s not the first time and it’s likely not going to be the last, but Facebook’s WhatsApp has been banned in Brazil again for failing to turn over data in a criminal investigation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/02/whatsapp-disappointed-by-order-in-brazil-to-block-app-second-time.html

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