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Flexa App leverages new, open blockchain based protocol called Flex Network Protocol, or FNP is making cryptocurrency spendable everywhere

Today, weʼre thrilled to officially announce Flexa, the new company and app behind a push to make all cryptocurrencies spendable at retailers around the globe.With our combined decades of payments experience, the Flexa team believes that the best way for global commerce to become more efficient and accessible is by bringing cryptocurrency to the masses.
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Facebook Revealed It Removed 25% of it’s entire user base – 583 Million Fake Accounts in Q1

Facebook’s vice president of product management, Guy Rosen, revealed that Facebook disabled around 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018 alone. For context, that’s about a quarter of the social network’s entire user base. The company is also coming down hard on third-party apps. Source: Facebook Revealed It Removed 583 Million Fake Accounts
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eFail – Encrypted Email Has a Major, Divisive Flaw

EFAIL describes vulnerabilities in the end-to-end encryption technologies OpenPGP and S/MIME that leak the plaintext of encrypted emails. Wired – Encrypted Email Has a Major, Divisive Flaw Source: EFAIL

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What An Autonomous Future Supercar Could Look Like, As Imagined By A Movie Car Designer

Supercars occupied a tiny niche at the fringe of the car market, but that hasn’t stopped them from capturing our imagination. In fact, it may even be part of why they do. Supercars adorn bedroom posters and find their way onto desks as scaled-down toy models. So, of course, it’s always fun to think about
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Robinhood crypto trading to expand after new $363 million funding round

Robinhood, a zero-fee stock-trading app popular among millennials, confirmed its most recent funding round of $363 million, placing the company’s worth at $5.6 Source: Robinhood crypto trading to expand after new $363 million funding round – Business Insider

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An Overview of TLS 1.3 – Faster and More Secure

TLS 1.3 is a new encryption protocol update that is both faster (reducing HTTPS overhead) and more secure than TLS 1.2.   Source: An Overview of TLS 1.3 – Faster and More Secure

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How Do Dolby TrueHD and Dolby Atmos Differ?

Q I recently bought an Xbox One X console and have it connected to my Yamaha RX-A2050 AV receiver. When I watch Atmos demo videos using the Dolby Access app on the Xbox, my AVR’s front-panel LED display reads “Dolby Atmos.” I get the same result when I watch Netflix shows with an Atmos soundtrack.
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Download Free Stuff From Reddit’s Favorite Websites

“What are some cool websites where you can download free stuff?” asked redditor howtoadvanced. He got over 5,000 answers. We’ve gone through and categorized the best ones, identifying each resource. You could spend the rest of your life just entertaining and educating yourself with the free books, music, games, apps, and other freebies available on
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Univision Is A Fucking Mess

This is the story of how corporate raiding, complacency, excess, and incompetence are gutting a media company that matters to tens of millions of people. It’s not a novel story, and perhaps not even scandalous by the standards of corporate opulence: A shark-obsessed boss, millions wasted on consultants, and an executive who insisted on publishing
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Measuring Websites With Mobile-First Optimization Tools

Not sure how to remove the code debt that bloats and weighs down your site? Here are specific ways mobile performance impacts your site and page speed results. It’s time to change our mindset. Source: Measuring Websites With Mobile-First Optimization Tools — Smashing Magazine

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Hackers Broke Into a Casino’s High-Roller Database Through a Fish Tank

And this is why I don’t subscribe to the IoT and home automation craze, don’t be dumb and keep default passwords! Hackers broke into a casino’s high-roller database through a fish tank! With connected devices multiplying every year, security flaws are increasing as well. Once hackers get a toehold into your network, they can use
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The Return of ‘MAD Magazine’ and Its All-New Gang of Idiots

The new incarnation of the satire magazine will never be able to compete with the pace of the internet, but that’s not the point. Source: The Return of ‘MAD Magazine’ and Its All-New Gang of Idiots | WIRED

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Lightning + NFC? The New Plan to Bring Bitcoin to Retail

A new proposal explores the combination of the lightning network and NFC to move the layer-two bitcoin tech forward. Source: Lightning + NFC? The New Plan to Bring Bitcoin to Retail – CoinDesk

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Samsung Explores Blockchain for Tracking Global Shipments

Electronics giant Samsung is developing a blockchain platform to manage its global supply chains, according to a report. Source: Samsung Explores Blockchain for Tracking Global Shipments – CoinDesk

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How to check if your Facebook data was shared with Cambridge Analytica

If some of your personal data has fallen into Cambridge Analytica’s hands, there’s nothing much you can do about that now – the horse has already bolted. Visit this link to find out if you were exposed: https://www.facebook.com/help/1873665312923476 Source: How to check if your Facebook data was shared with Cambridge Analytica – Naked Security

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Facial Recognition Picked a Suspect Out of a Crowd of 50,000 in China

Apparently, there is a shortage of toilet paper in Beijing: Visitors to a restroom in Beijing have also been subject to facial recognition tech intended to stop them from using too much toilet paper. Police in southeast China have reportedly arrested a fugitive spotted in a crowd of 50,000 people attending a pop concert —
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Deadpool Ditches Red and Trades It In For Pink For “F*ck Cancer” Omaze Campaign (Video)

Ryan Reynolds and Omaze are running a campaign to support LetsFCancer, which offers fans the chance to win their very own pink Deadpool costume. Source: Deadpool Ditches Red and Trades It In For Pink For “F*ck Cancer” Omaze Campaign (Video)

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Outgoing White House emails not protected by verification system

18 government domains are not in compliance with a DHS directive to start implementing that protocol. Source: Outgoing White House emails not protected by verification system – Axios

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Analyzing Your Company’s Social Media Presence With IBM Watson And Node.js

How can you gain a better understanding of your audience? Well, one way would be to use user-generated content that can be integrated into Machine Learning (ML) technology. In this article, Jamie Munro demonstrates how that can be done. Source: Analyzing Your Company’s Social Media Presence With IBM Watson And Node.js — Smashing Magazine

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The FBI Used Classified Hacking Tools in Ordinary Criminal Investigations – Motherboard

The FBI’s Remote Operations Unit has hacking tools typically reserved for protecting national security. But an overlooked section of a new report says ROU has used these secret techniques in criminal cases. Source: The FBI Used Classified Hacking Tools in Ordinary Criminal Investigations – Motherboard

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