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Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday. The postcard verification is Facebook’s latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers, security experts and election integrity watchdog groups that it ...

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Twitter is killing its Mac desktop client

On Friday, Twitter announced that it would abandon its lesser-loved Mac app, directing users to Twitter.com instead. The company declared that it will refocus its efforts on “a great Twitter experience that’s consistent across platforms” rather than continuing development for Twitter for Mac, a message that doesn’t sound great for TweetDeck lovers. The Twitter for Mac app no longer lives ...

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Criminals hide ‘billions’ in crypto-cash – Europol

Three to four billion pounds of criminal money in Europe is being laundered through cryptocurrencies, according to Europol. The agency’s director Rob Wainwright told the BBC’s Panorama that regulators and industry leaders need to work together to tackle the problem. The warning comes after Bitcoin’s value fell by half from record highs in December. UK police have not commented to ...

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Apple CEO warns of social media dangers

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest in a series of tech entrepreneurs and c-level executives to warn of the potential risks of social media. Speaking in the UK on Friday, Cook said: I don’t have a kid, but I have a nephew that I put some boundaries on. There are some things that I won’t allow; I don’t want ...

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Google looking to launch stores in India to boost Pixel sales

Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) is looking to launch brick-and-mortar stores in India to boost sales of its Pixel smartphones, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing three people with knowledge of the matter. Google is exploring the idea of physical stores after finding an encouraging response to more than a dozen pop-up stores opened in malls across the country ...

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Facebook’s new tool reveals if you’re being scammed

Facebook wants you to know when someone is trying to steal your data. The social network unveiled on Wednesday a security feature that lets you see a list of recent emails sent by Facebook. Hackers often send emails disguised as messages from companies like Facebook to trick users into giving them login and password information. The tactic, called phishing, is ...

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Developers using Apple platform earned $17b from China App Store

Apple Inc’s chief executive Tim Cook said developers using its platform in China number 1.8 million and have earned a total 112 billion yuan ($16.93 billion), representing roughly a quarter of total global App Store earnings. Cook shared the data on Sunday during a speech at China’s top public cyber policy forum, organized by the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC), ...

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Cyber-thieves seek to cash in on Bitcoin boom

Bitcoin’s booming value has driven a huge rise in crypto-currency themed malware, say security firms. In one month, anti-malware software company Malwarebytes said it stopped almost 250 million attempts to place coin-mining malware on to PCs. Symantec said it had seen a “tenfold” increase in the amount of malicious code connected with crypto-cash. Cyber-thieves are using both dedicated software, hacked ...

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Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes data usage, which makes it more accessible ...

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All you need to know about Tecno’s Phantom 8 smartphone

The Phantom 8 noted and bragged as one of the best designed phones for 2017 comes with a stunning 20mp front camera, a 12 + 13mp dual camera with 10x super zoom, 3500 mAh battery and a ram of 6Gb and 64 GB memory space. Amassing a dual 12 and 13mp rear camera with 10x super zoom plus a whooping ...

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