Apple receives Senate inquiry on Face ID privacy concerns

Despite trying to assuage fears its new facial recognition technology is safe, Apple has received an inquiry from the U.S. Senate about just how safe it really is.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/14/apple-receives-senate-inquiry-on-face-id-privacy-concerns.html

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Dark Web decodes nun's letter from the 'devil'

For 341 years, scholars and occultists have been trying to decipher a letter purported to be from the Prince of Darkness, and this week, with the help of the Dark Web, they finally cracked the code.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/dark-web-decodes-nuns-letter-from-devil.html

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Valerie Plame Wilson reportedly fundraising to buy Twitter to ban Trump from platform

A former CIA operative is trying to boot the president off of social media for good.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/23/valerie-plame-wilson-reportedly-fundraising-to-buy-twitter-to-ban-trump-from-platform.html

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New DNA technology creates digital 'sketch' of terrorists' faces

Bad news for criminals who are trying to remain hidden, nameless and faceless. New technology can predict what a terrorist’s face looks like from less than a drop of blood or single strand of hair.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/new-dna-technology-creates-digital-sketch-terrorists-faces.html

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Mindset headphones have an integrated EEG that helps your brain focus

Often lose focus when you’re trying to get work done? Mindset is a pair of headphones that comes equipped with an electroencephalogram, which is used to monitor your brainwaves in real time. It can tell when your mind is focused.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/mindset-headphones-have-integrated-eeg-that-helps-your-brain-focus.html

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Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10

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Windows 10 is trying to push Chrome users to install its own extensions for the browser, and users generally aren’t happy about it.

The post Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243171-microsoft-targets-chrome-users-ads-personal-shopping-assistants-windows-10?source=Computing

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This app is giving away $1 million to young voters

VotePlz is trying to make it easier for millennials to register to vote and spread the word to their friends. CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall sits down with the app’s co-creator Erika Reinhardt.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/INeLljXxsM0/voteplz-app-register-to-vote-cnnmoney.cnn

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Suspect keeps Facebook promise he made to cops, turns himself in

It was just your average Facebook chat between two folks trying to arrange a get-together, except that one party was a man with outstanding warrants who resembles a bank robbery suspect and the other was the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/14/suspect-keeps-facebook-promise-made-to-cops-turns-himself-in.html

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UC Davis tried to wipe pepper spray news from search results

UC Davis spent a lot of money trying to scrub pepper spray from online search results after peaceful protesters were pepper-sprayed in the face—only to generate more pepper-spray headlines for the institution.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/14/uc-davis-tried-to-wipe-pepper-spray-news-from-search-results.html

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Brooklyn case takes front seat in Apple encryption fight

The Justice Department said Friday it will continue trying to force Apple to reveal an iPhone’s data in a New York drug case, putting the Brooklyn case at the center of a fight over whether a 227-year-old law gives officials wide authority to force a technology company to help in criminal probes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/08/brooklyn-case-takes-front-seat-in-apple-encryption-fight.html

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Third OS X 10.11.4 beta fixes bug with shortened Twitter links in Safari

Article Image The third OS X 10.11.4 beta solves issues Safari would encounter trying to load shortened Twitter links, according to a developer in contact with Apple.

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FBI complains it can't break encryption on phone used by San Bernardino terrorists

Article Image FBI technicians have been trying and failing to break the encryption of a phone used by the couple who killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. in December, according to FBI Director James Comey.

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Hackers trying to bribe Apple workers into handing over login information, report says

Article Image Hackers are trying to bribe workers at Apple’s Irish offices with thousands of euros, hoping to gain access to sensitive company login information, according to several people within the company.

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