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Google to offer stepped-up security for 'high risk' users

Google said Tuesday it would offer stronger online security for "high risk" users who may be frequent targets of online attacks.

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Future city' to be built in Canada by Alphabet company

Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is to build a digital city on Toronto's waterfront.

2 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Snap, NBCUniversal form original content venture

NBCUniversal and Snap Inc announced Tuesday a joint venture to produce original scripted shows for Snapchat, the social network popular with young audiences.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google to remove experimental calorie counter from Maps following user backlash

Google is removing an experimental feature from its iOS version of Maps following a social media outcry. The update estimated how many calories a user would burn if they walked to their destination ...

17 hours ago from Techspot

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Venmo users can now buy stuff from retailers

App allows users to make purchases at millions of U.S. retailers.        

19 hours ago from USA today

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Facebook's secret hardware lab is losing its chief visionary - CNET

Regina Dugan announces that she will be stepping down from her role at Facebook early next year.

15 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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WhatsApp update allows Facebook-owned chat app to share your location with friends

The feature can be enabled for just a short time

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment

Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing "non-consensual nudity" and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Levi's smart jackets are here to stay

Levi's first smart jacket -- known as the "Commuter Trucker" -- arrived just a few weeks ago with a hefty $350 price tag. While the jacket featured some neat technology, it was ...

11 minutes ago from Techspot

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Nielsen says it will report on who's watching streamed shows

The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming produced by ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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