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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 November 29, 2013

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To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By August 7, 2014

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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 December 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 January 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 January 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 November 15, 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 July 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 March 28, 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 January 10, 2012

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Why browsers differ on Web sites' safety

The Comodo security breach shows that each major browser maker ships a different list of master keys to Web authentication and that each creates its list in a different way.

By March 28, 2011