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Facebook offers extra security with USB key support

None of us want strangers accessing our accounts online. You might use a password manager, or two-factor authentication via SMS, but there’s another way you can stay protected — physical security keys. Following Google, Dropbox and others, Facebook has added support for these privacy-centric dongles today. When you log into your account, that means you can choose to prove your ...

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Facebook Slideshows are slowly rolling out on Android

Last June Facebook launched the Google-Photos-like Slideshow feature on iOS and now the social network is ready to spread the love. Android Policereports that the feature is in a slow rollout, so you might not be able to upload photos into a mini-movie of sorts yourself just yet. To see if you have it, make a new status update within ...

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Samsung’s chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016

Samsung expected a 9.2 trillion won ($7.8 billion) operating profit for Q4 2016, but the final figure is slightly larger despite the Note 7 scandal rocking its world last year. According to the Korean conglomerate’s full earnings report, it posted a 9.22 trillion won ($7.9 billion) operating profit for October to December 2016. That’s 50 percent higher than the fourth ...

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Snapchat fights clickbait in Discover stories

Clickbait headlines and fake news aren’t limited to the web and social networks. They’re also problems in mobile services, and Snapchat wants to do something about it. The company is instituting rules that prevent Discover publishers from misleading users. Creators can’t use headlines or images without editorial value, and they can’t produce or link to fake news. The aim is ...

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Samsung Releases the Upper Mid Range C7 Pro

Samsung has introduced a new phone in its ever-widening array of mid-range phones. The new Galaxy C7 Pro comes with average specs, which are right for the price, as well as a few high-end features borrowed from the flagships. The display on the front is a 5.7” 1080p with Super AMOLED panel. The design seems to be metallic which is ...

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HTC to Launch Six to Seven Smartphones in 2017; Will Focus on Core Features

HTC will introduce almost half as many smartphones this year compared to last year, if the company’s President of Smartphones is to be believed. The Taiwanese company this year will focus on its “smartphones’ core features” in an attempt to compete against other handset vendors. Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, told Engadget that HTC will unveil ...

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Warid Customers Will Have to Get their SIMs Replaced

After announcing Jazz as a unified brand as a result of Warid-Mobilink merger, the integration process of both the companies is now nearing its completion. For those who don’t know, Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Mobilink, yesterday paid a farewell to the old company named Mobilink and announced that Jazz will be the new brand identity. Brand name Warid will be phased ...

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