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In shift, hackers want your identity, not just your credit card

Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.

By 13 February 2015

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Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy

The world's largest social network says it will create a "fix" for people caught up in the company's "real-name policy."

By 2 October 2014

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Assassin's Creed Identity offers first RPG experience for iOS

Ubisoft has launched a new Assassin's Creed for iOS, touting it as the first in which users can create, develop and customise their (exclusively male) assassins.

By 1 October 2014

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Foursquare enters a new era of dual identities

With a revamped app and logo, Foursquare focuses on local search and moves check-ins to the new Swarm app. Meanwhile, immerse yourself in the Sharknado experience with the help of the Philips Hue smart lightbulb.

By 25 July 2014

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Foursquare enters a new era of dual identities

With a revamped app and logo, Foursquare focuses on local search and moves check-ins to the new Swarm app. Meanwhile, immerse yourself in the Sharknado experience with the help of the Philips Hue smart lightbulb.

By 25 July 2014

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Samsung swings big with overhauled Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The consumer electronics titan shows an aggressive streak -- and makes a few cracks at Apple's expense -- as it seeks to regain its dominance in the smartphone industry.

By 2 March 2015

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Startup promises super-accurate fingerprint sensor

Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.

By 4 March 2015

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Odds shorten on data retention laws thanks to bipartisan support

A parliamentary joint committee has handed down its report on proposed data retention laws, recommending that parliament pass the legislation, but advising that further safeguards are needed.

By 27 February 2015

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This supersonic fingerprint scanner maps your sweat pores

High-frequency sound waves help this new scanning technology cut through grime, and make authenticating your identity with your finger more secure than ever.

By 2 March 2015

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Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

The company will use Mobile World Congress next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

By 24 February 2015