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smartcard

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Nio Card NFC 'smartcard' can make and receive Bitcoin payments

The ambitious Kickstarter project aims to create a card that can wirelessly send and receive the digital currency.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Google proposes wearable password ring to stop hackers

If Google is correct, we could soon all wear rings that plug into our PCs and bypass the need to remember passwords.

By Jan. 20, 2013

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Google's password proposal: One ring to rule them all

In a forthcoming paper, Google engineers float the idea of supplementing passwords with hardware you wear. Or carry. Or slip onto a finger.

By Jan. 18, 2013

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Dell makes pitch for $649 Windows 8 tablets at business

Can Dell sell lots of Windows 8 Pro tablets to businesses? It will have to go up against market standard-bearer Apple iPad.

By Nov. 15, 2012

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Rocstor Amphibious portable drive: You can't overdo data security

Rocstor introduced at CES 2012 the first portable hard drive that comes with more data security features that one can imagine.

By Jan. 10, 2012

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Chip & PIN terminals too easy to hack, says security expert

A security company is warning that PIN terminals across the country are dangerously open to thieves wanting to steal your card details.

By Jul. 2, 2012

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News Corp. faces new hacking allegations involving pay TV

A software division of News Corp. is accused of trying to bump off rival pay-TV services by hacking their smartcodes and enabling the public to view the competitors' transmissions for free.

By Mar. 28, 2012

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Foxtel remote record from your iPhone

A new Foxtel app for the iPhone gives the platform an advantage over all other mobile devices by letting the cable TV customers remotely record TV programs.

By Dec. 6, 2009

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London transit cards cracked and cloned

Researchers clone public transit cards in London to demonstrate vulnerabilities in the Mifare Classic smartcard used for transit and work access systems worldwide.

By Jun. 26, 2008