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New feature in iOS 11 quickly and temporarily disables Touch ID

Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple is slated to release iOS 11 to all users this fall, but with the public beta available for anyone to try, some previously unannounced features have been discovered. According to a report from The Verge, a feature in the updated operating system allows users to easily change settings so your fingers can’t…

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Mark Zuckerberg slams neo-Nazis and 'polarization' after Charlottesville

We can now add Mark Zuckerberg to the growing list of CEOs and public figures who have weighed in on the events of Charlottesville. Writing in a Facebook post Wednesday, the CEO said white supremacists and neo-Nazis are a “disgrace,” while criticizing the “polarization in our culture.” SEE ALSO: After Charlottesville, tech companies are forced…

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Internet turns on white supremacists and neo-Nazis with doxing, phishing

Enlarge / Neo Nazis, Alt-Right, and White Supremacists encircle counter protestors at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson after marching through the University of Virginia campus with torches in Charlottesville, Va., USA on August 11, 2017. Photos of marchers are being used to identify and shame them on social media. (credit: Zach D…

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This man might expose the Russian hacking operation

He’s Ukrainian. He goes by the name “Profexer.” And he’s allegedly behind the software that kicked off the Great DNC Hacking of 2016—you know, the one that may have swayed an entire American presidential election. Other personal details about the reportedly young man are vanishingly scarce, according to The New York Times , but its…

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Why Apple's not going to sell an OLED TV

It’s no secret Apple really, really wants to reinvent the TV. On his deathbed, Steve Jobs expressed great interest in fixing the crummy TV watching experience, telling his biographer Walter Isaacson that he had “finally cracked it.” Jobs said he wanted to create an “integrated television set that is completely easy to use” and “would…