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1Password no longer automatically submits passwords on Macs
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Updates to 1Password mean that while you can run the application in dark mode to match your MacOS Mojave's nighttime setting the password manager will no longer automatically submit previously filled passwords. In 1Password 7.2, you will have to pres…

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Alexa will soon gain a memory, converse more naturally, and automatically launch skills
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Alexa will soon be able to recall information you’ve directed her to remember, as well as have more natural conversations that don’t require every command to begin with “Alexa.” She’ll also be able to launch skills in response to questions you ask, without explicit instructions to do so. The features are the first of what […]

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Google Chrome will automatically migrate to 64-bit on Windows
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If you can use the 64-bit version of Chrome you probably should, for memory management, graphics performance and security reasons, but some people might not be on it yet. As of Chrome version 58, Google says that Windows users with a 64-bit OS and ov…

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Washington Post automatically inserts Trump fact-checks into Twitter
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In an apparent first for any American news outlet, the Washington Post released a Chrome plug-in on Friday designed to fact-check posts from a single Twitter account. Can you guess which one? The new “RealDonaldContext” plug-in for the Google Chrome browser, released by WaPo reporter Philip Bump, adds fact-check summaries to selected posts by President-elect Donald Trump. […]

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Cisco Develops System To Automatically Cut-Off Pirate Video Streams
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Pirate services obtain content by capturing and restreaming feeds obtained from official sources, often from something as humble as a regular subscriber account. These streams can then be redistributed by thousands of other sites and services, many of which are easily found using a simple search. Dedicated […]

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No, software-as-a-service won’t automatically simplify operations and cut costs
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Doing SaaS right needs at least half-a-dozen add-ons Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is sold to line of business people as a way to get the applications they need, without all the hassle, time and expense required to have an IT department build and run an application.…

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Amazon Patents Noise-Canceling Headphones That Could Automatically Turn Off When It Detects Certain Sound Patterns
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An anonymous reader shares a report via The Next Web: Noise-canceling headphones are great for tuning out the din around you when you just want to focus on listening to music or enjoy some peace and quiet. Unfortunately, they also mute sounds that you might need to hear — like someone calling your name. Amazon […]

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Facebook, YouTube said to be automatically blocking extremist videos     – CNET
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Web giants quietly using digital fingerprints to identify and remove Islamic State videos and other similar material, Reuters reports.

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Ford’s new car automatically slows down when it sees a speed limit sign
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Ford has announced that the new S-Max, which goes on sale in Europe in August, will have a new feature that automatically slows you down so that you’re traveling within the speed limit. Called the Intelligent Speed Limiter, the new feature is a combination of two nascent automotive technologies: adjustable speed limiters and traffic sign recognition. An […]

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