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Home Secretary Amber Rudd talks on BBC One's Andrew Marr Show Sunday, about last week's terrorist attack.
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The U.K. is demanding access to encrypted messages on Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp in the wake of the terrorist attack in Westminster last week. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said there should be “no place for terrorists to hide,” adding that intelligence agencies must be handed access to WhatsApp and other encrypted messaging services. Rudd’s remarks, made on BBC […]

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Uber crash
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Uber has temporarily halted its self-driving car testing after one of its vehicles was involved in a collision in Tempe, Arizona. The ride-hailing service has stopped all on-road testing in both Arizona and Pittsburgh, PA., where its Advanced Technologies Center (ATC) is located, after Uber’s autonomous Volvo collided with another vehicle. The driver of the other […]

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Facebook Live
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Facebook Live is now live to all users around the globe — even those on laptops and desktops. The popular platform, which officially launched more than a year ago to all mobile users, enables users to broadcast live before an audience. “While it’s been possible for people to go live to Facebook from mobile devices since last year, […]

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Sen. Jeff Flake, (R-Az.)
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The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to repeal broadband privacy rules enacted last fall by the Federal Communications Commission. Sen. Jeff Flake, (R-Az.) introduced the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to repeal the rules that would have forced Internet service providers (ISPs) to notify customers of the types of information they collect, explain how and for what purpose the data is collected […]

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Instagram two-factor authentication
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Instagram is upping user security with the option of two-factor authentication. The security feature, which has already been adopted by many technology and social media companies, has been a long time in coming for the popular Facebook-owned photo-sharing app. Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your Instagram account, making it more difficult […]

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MacBook
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WikiLeaks is at it again with another data dump, this time claiming the CIA has been hacking people’s iPhones since at least 2008, just one year after the Smartphone hit the market. The new release, dubbed Vault 7 ‘Dark Matter,’ also contains documents — including some manuals for implants and rootkits —  indicating the CIA can infect a Mac’s computer […]

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AT&T and Verizon are the latest major companies — and the first in the U.S. — to pull their advertising from Google’s YouTube platform over concerns of being linked to extremist video content. AT&T has said it will remove ads from the non-search inventory on Google because it is “deeply concerned that our ads may have […]

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LinkedIn Trending Storylines
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LinkedIn has found a new way to keep you on its site longer. The Microsoft-owned professional network has launched a new feature that displays curated news based on members’ interests and professions. Dubbed Trending Storylines, the interest-based feeds will be posted daily to help you stay on top of what is new and trending in your industry. LinkedIn’s goal with the […]

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Twitter is cracking down on the use of its platform for pro-terrorist propaganda. The microblogging site, in the latter half of 2016, suspended more than 376,000 terrorism-linked accounts, up from the 235,000 accounts it banned in the first six months of 2016 and three times more than it banned in 2015, according to the company’s newly updated […]

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Apple Clips app
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Apple this week offered a sneak peak at its latest mobile video creation app offering iOS users a new way to share videos on social sites. The free app allows users to combine video clips, photos and music to create unique videos to share via the Messages app or on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and other social media sites. Part of the Clips app […]

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Red iPhone 7
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Apple will globally launch special-edition red iPhone 7s and 7 Pluses this week to commemorate its decade-long partnership with Aids awareness agency Red. The iPhones, which will have red aluminum bodies, will be available for a “limited” time only, beginning Friday (March 24). Apple did not say how long that “limited” time would be. “Since we began working with (RED) […]

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iPad
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If you have always wanted an iPad, but could not justify the price, Apple has some good news for you. The Cupertino company has made over its iPad Air, complete with a simple, new name — iPad — and a new price. The newly released 9.7-inch iPad has a brighter display, all-day battery life and starts at $329, reduced […]

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Google is hard at work on the development of artificial intelligence- and machine learning-powered tools that will increase its ability to review questionable content for advertising. As part of its push to better review ad placements, the tech titan will hire “significant numbers of people” and offer an “escalation path,” making it easier for advertisers to complain, enabling the resolution […]

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Google Maps
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Forget where you parked your car? No worries, Google Maps has got your back — but only if you are an Android user. Google Maps latest beta version for Android includes a new feature that lets you enter your parking location with a simple tap of the finger. Once you tap on the little blue dot — […]

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samsung
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Samsung wants to make using its Smartphones easier. Enter Bixby, the tech titan’s virtual assistant and a rival for Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana. Bixby will make its debut on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8. The voice assistant will have its own dedicated button on the side of the upcoming handset. Samsung is describing Bixby as […]

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