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Facebook two-factor authentication spams users via SMS

Facebook just can’t catch a break these days, which is probay nothing unexpected for being one of the world’s biggest social networks. It is involved in one privacy issue after another, not to mention lawsuits springing from those. This latest could definitely be added to the latter if some law firm takes interest

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Facebook announces game streaming program to rival Twitch, YouTube

Over the last few years we’ve seen Facebook heavily lean into video with features for live streaming and content creation, and now the social network is expanding its reach into gaming-focused videos. This is an area dominated by Twitch, YouTube, and, to a lesser extent, Microsoft’s Mixer, but Facebook has announced its new “gaming creator pilot program” as part of … Continue reading

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Hyundai’s Genesis is growing up and leaving home

Hyundai’s Genesis brand is about to leave the nest, with the automaker informing dealers that it plans to open standalone retail locations to better distinguish the marque. Genesis Motors was launched as a standalone nameplate in late 2015, as Hyundai’s retort to Toyota’s Lexus and Honda’s Acura, not to mention a play for a segment of customers willing to pay … Continue reading

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PlayStation Network down in some areas right now

If you’re having problems accessing the PlayStation Network, then here’s some good news: it’s not just you. The bad news, of course, is that Sony is experiencing some problems with PSN connectivity at the moment, and these issues seem to be affecting aspects that are most important to gamers.

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Android 8.1 Wi-Fi Speed Labels rolling out now

Free public Wi-Fi is becoming ubiquitous (and sometimes dangerous) that there might be more than a handful to choose from at any given time. Not all Wi-Fi hotspots, however, are created equal.

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PlayStation-themed Nike sneakers are a gamer’s dream footwear

If sneakers and video games are your thing, get ready for a product collaboration made in heaven.

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Ripple price rise with Stellar: Battling the BTC USD drop tide

After a significant dip in Bitcoin price last week and over the weekend, several cryptocurrencies are on the rise.

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Destiny 2 update plans detailed

Gone are the days when a game is considered complete and finished after launch.

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Comcast wants to make Xfinity the center of your home automation setup

Home automation and IoT services have been a pretty big focus of CES 2018 thus far, and Comcast wants in the action. Today Comcast announced its intention to turn its Xfinity platform into the centerpiece of a new home automation service, which will be free to existing Xfinity customers. When this roll out is finished, 15 million Xfinity customers will … Continue reading

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AT&T FirstNet public safety network has all 50 US states participating

AT&T has announced that all 50 US states are participating in its public safety network called FirstNet. The project will take place over the next handful of years, ultimately culminating in a robust broadband network provided specifically for first responders.

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