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The foolproof way you can stop ID fraud

17 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Former GCHQ worker Jamie Jamieson has put a ‘notice of correction' on his credit file requiring a thumbprint for all credit applications Identity theft has reached epidemic...
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Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

8 hours ago   |   SiliconBeat   |   4 articles

With Facebook making promises to address a lack of transparency regarding political ads, Google and Twitter are now under pressure, a new report said.
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Apple GPU provider Imagination sells itself to private equity firm after losing contract

Apple GPU provider Imagination sells itself to private equity firm after losing contract

9 hours ago   |   The Verge

Imagination Technologies, the UK-based chip maker that used to provide Apple with its mobile graphics components, has agreed to sell itself to Canyon Bridge , a Silicon...
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United Airlines will soon let you name your price for giving up your seat on an overbooked flight

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Since the violent removal of a David Dao from a flight in April, United Airlines has implemented a series of passengers friendly policy changes aimed at improving their public...
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Node CEO is the epitome of Silicon Valley's ambition and talent

Node CEO is the epitome of Silicon Valley's ambition and talent

12 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Falon Fatemi is the definition of a “people person,” at 19, working for Google, she was a match-maker for business partnerships. By her mid-twenties she was working alongside...
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Easy fixes for six common laptop problems

Easy fixes for six common laptop problems

12 hours ago   |   PC World

We live and work in a cold, cruel world where our laptops can take a lot of abuse. Regardless of how gentle we try to be, our notebooks will probably be dropped, spilled upon...
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Samurai Riot Review | Gamers Heroes

12 hours ago   |   N4G

Gamers Heroes writes: The beat-em-up is a dying breed in this day and age, but Wako Factorys Samurai Riot tries its hand at reviving the genre. Unfortunately, this belt...
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Telsa just beat Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche in the World's Greatest Drag Race

Telsa just beat Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche in the World's Greatest Drag Race

12 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

Once upon a time, electric vehicles were considered, well, kinda boring. Tesla has managed to change that in a big way thanks to a lineup of sleek, capable cars that are...
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The iPhone 8 has the best smartphone camera, DxOMark says, but iPhone X will probably beat it

The iPhone 8 has the best smartphone camera, DxOMark says, but iPhone X will probably beat it

13 hours ago   |   Macworld   |   7 articles

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus might be overshadowed by iPhone X, but there are plenty of reasons to skip the hype and buy one: wireless charging, the A11 Bionic chip, True Tone...
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SolarCity agrees to settle government fraud claim

SolarCity agrees to settle government fraud claim

13 hours ago   |   SiliconBeat

SolarCity agreed to settle fraud charges that it over-valued solar projects to win inflated rebates from the federal government.
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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the next iteration of the classic Pokémon series, comes with a couple of additions that have been showcased in the Pokémon Company's latest... Read more ...

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Apple Stores are usually faced with intimidatingly long lines on the morning of a new iPhone launch, but that largely didn't seem to the case today. As various reports and... Read more ...