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The sim swap the US isn’t using
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Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images) Around a year ago, André Tenreiro was called into a meeting between the chief technology officer of the phone carrier he worked for—one of the largest in Mozambique—and an executive of the country’s largest bank. The latter had seen an escalating pattern of fraud based on so-called SIM swap attacks, where […]

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FAA Greenlights Wing Aviation Drone Deliveries
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The Federal Aviation Administration has given its first air drone delivery certification in the United States to Alphabet’s Wing Aviation, paving the way for the service to begin commercial package delivery in Blacksburg, Virginia. “This is an important step forward for the safe testing and integration of drones into our economy,” said U.S. Department of […]

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How to Use Inline Pictures in Outlook Email
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You can make your new Outlook email more effective by adding an image into the text rather than attaching the image as a document. The picture which is added into the Outlook email with text is mentioned for as being the inline picture. If you wish to use the inline pictures in Outlook email, then […]

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Mazda brings a new diesel CX-5 SUV to the US—but why?
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Enlarge / You’d have to look carefully at the CX-5’s badges to tell whether it was one of the new diesel-powered versions. (credit: Mazda) When Mazda invited us to a roundtable discussion about powertrain technology at this year’s New York auto show, it was easy to say yes. After all, the company is responsible for […]

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'Pi VizuWall' Is a Beowulf Cluster Built With Raspberry Pi's
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Why would someone build their own Beowulf cluster — a high-performance parallel computing prototype — using 12 Raspberry Pi boards? It’s using the standard Beowulf cluster architecture found in about 88% of the world’s largest parallel computing systems, with an MPI (Message Passing Interface) system that distributes the load over all the nodes. Matt Trask, […]

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West Virginia Will Allow 'Blockchain Voting' In the 2020 Election
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Military voters stationed overseas will be able to cast their votes for the 2020 presidential election via a mobile app that uses a private blockchain. MIT Technology Review reports: Donald Kersey, West Virginia’s elections director, tells the cryto news website LongHash that he believes the app, created by a startup called Voatz, can enhance participation […]

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is developing visual cues to indicate when their tech is monitoring you
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Alphabet’s subsidiary focused on urban tech development, Sidewalk Labs, is now trying to reinvent signage for smart cities. These signs aren’t to direct the flow of traffic, or to point the way to urban landmarks — they’re designed to let citizens know when they’re being monitored. The proposal is part of a push by the […]

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How to reduce emails and texts storage space in iCloud
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You can delete your old email messages from your iCloud account to free up some iCloud storage. If you don’t want to lose your email messages, then instead of deleting you can move them. This will free up iCloud storage and you’ll not lose your messages.

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How to track location of friends and family on iOS
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On Google Maps app of your iOS device, you can track the location of anyone you want. The feature is very helpful to tell you about the place of a person where he or she is. You can track the location of your child and know where they are on your iPhone or iPad. Here […]

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