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LastPass adds a fingerprint scanner to Galaxy S5’s unlock function

LastPass aims to take away the burden of typing long obscure passwords on a phone screen to access sites. The service works by storing all your passwords so that you only have to store one master password. This brings us to the new feature that LastPass added that providing support ...

Hackers target a new bug on Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Hackers are busy finding new ways to exploit the new flaw in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer that leaves a large number of the world’s internet users vulnerable to attacks. The flaw was found on Internet Explorer 6-11, with hackers mostly targeting 9-11, according to FireEye, the security firm that found the ...

Google and Facebook under fire from German media CEO.

Mathias Dopfner, the chief executive of Axel Springer, one of Europe’s largest media companies has strongly criticized Google in an open letter published in a German newspaper. The letter came as a response to a column by Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt. Schmidt wrote about the rocky relationship that his ...

Of Netherlands glow in the dark road

Next time you are in Europe, make sure to visit Netherlands, more specifically, the N329 Highway in the city of Oss. They recently finished giving the half-kilometer stretch of road a paint job, making it glow in the dark. The photolumiescent paint is a sort of amplified version of what ...

Of Will.i.am’s self-made smartwatch coming this July

If recent history is anything to go by Will.i.am hasn’t exactly had the best of luck when it comes to hardware products. Nevertheless, he is determined to prove his critics wrong; this time with what seems to be a smartwatch of some sort. The rapper-turned-entrepreneur showed off his own smartwatch ...

European lawmakers approve new net neutrality rules

This Thursday was a great day for those rooting for net neutrality as European lawmakers approved new rules aimed at guaranteeing equal access to the net. The rules also cut cellphone charges across the 28-member European Union. To shed light on the subject, net neutrality is the idea that all ...

Google finally decides to split its stock

The split officially went into effect on Thursday; this is almost two years after the company first proposed the move to shareholders. To add to the stock split, Google will also introduce a new category, Class C stocks, which will trade under the GOOG ticker, with no voting power for ...

Yahoo looks to create their own version of YouTube.

Yahoo just failed in their attempt to buy Dailymotion, bringing into focus the fact that they are looking to give YouTube some true competition. Well, new reports indicate that they are looking to create their own video portal, and they plan to woo some YouTube stars over to their side ...

A giant leap towards more secure passwords for Android phones.

One of the problems with passwords managers is the fact that they cannot be integrated into mobile apps. Well, that recently changed when LastPass announced support for autofill on Android apps. This comes as a huge boost to password security, I mean, to use passwords securely, you need to make ...