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Tumblr boosts security with two-factor authentication

In an effort to deter hackers, the blogging platform introduces added security that requires users to log-in with both a password and cell phone code.

By March 24, 2014

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As Microsoft CEO rumors swirl, consider the Bill Gates factor

Bill Gates might take on more of an active role at Microsoft under the next CEO -- is that reality or merely image? ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley votes the latter.

By February 3, 2014

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Sony said to factor 4K into 'Sirius' phone

Sony has been rumored to be working on 4K video recording for month, but it appears now that it's finally making its way to its next handset.

By January 21, 2014

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Sony at CES: PlayStation Now, 'Breaking Bad' and the 'wow' factor

Sony's CEO Kasua Hirai excites fans with two new cloud-based services during his keynote Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show. He also bids farewell to the "just good enough era."

By January 7, 2014

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Using NFC, IBM brings dual-factor authentication to mobile

Dual-factor authentication can work by combining smartphones and PCs, but that approach needs to be updated for the mobile era. An new IBM technique combines near-field communications and smartphones.

By October 18, 2013

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iWatch mobile payments could change everything

Apple's rumored smartwatch is reported to have an NFC chip. CNET's Bridget Carey explains how putting NFC in a watch could be the key factor in changing how we pay -- and more.

By September 5, 2014

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iWatch mobile payments could change everything

Apple's rumored smartwatch is reported to have an NFC chip. CNET's Bridget Carey explains how putting NFC in a watch could be the key factor in changing how we pay -- and more.

By September 5, 2014

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I got the iPhone 6 right (and very wrong) 20 months ago

Crave's Eric Mack threw cold water on the iPhone 6 back in January 2013. While many of his predictions came true, he's a little shocked at how much he got wrong at the same time.

By September 10, 2014

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Apple to beef up iCloud security alerts after celeb photo hack

CEO Tim Cook tells the Wall Street Journal it will send email alerts and push notifications when someone tries to make password changes or try to restore data or login to an account on a new device.

By September 4, 2014

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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By September 2, 2014