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Here's how easy it is to get past an iPhone's fingerprint sensor

Business Insider met with fingerprint sensor company Vkansee at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to find out how to get past an iPhone's fingerprint sensor.<p>Vkansee produces tiny optical fingerprint sensors that it says capture more detail than the sensors in an iPhone.<p>To prove how different a …

With its new S7 phone, Samsung looks even more like Apple

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Samsung phones, which have been looking more and more alike over the past few years, are much closer to virtual twins with …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook has created a new "Social VR" team to explore how we'll communicate in virtual reality.</b> The company made the announcement in a blog post.<p><b>2. The FBI has confirmed that it reset the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud password.</b> The reset occurred after the FBI attempted to gain access to …

HBO is coming after Netflix using its own battle plan

Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos has even said Neflix's "goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us."<p>Now we're starting to see that HBO wants to become more like Netflix — particularly with regards to international expansion and supersizing production.<p>During Time Warner's Q4 earnings …

Texas prosecutor officially disbarred for sending innocent man to death row

A Texas legal disciplinary board upheld a decision to disbar a prosecutor who oversaw a case that sent an innocent man to death row.<p>The board on Monday affirmed an earlier decision that found Charles Sebesta extracted false confessions and withheld testimony to convict Anthony Graves, who spent 18 …

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Facebook and Google are in a race to build an AI that can beat humans at a 2,500-year-old Chinese board game

Go, the eastern version of chess, is a board game for two players that is thought to have originated in China more than 2,500 years ago and has trillions of possible moves.<p>"Scientists have been trying to teach computers to win at Go for 20 years," wrote Zuckerberg on his Facebook page. "We're …

Apple has 800 engineers obsessing over this one part of your iPhone

It may seem like a lot for one piece of a phone, but the camera is actually made of 200 pieces, says Graham Townsend, the director who oversees it all, in an interview with "60 Minutes."<p>"To capture one image, there's actually 24 billion operations going on," Townsend told Charlie Rose.<p>One way the …