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This fingerprint scanner fits into a USB port and will make your old PC more secure

We know conventional passwords aren't the most secure, especially if they're re-used across multiple sites. Biometrics are often a quicker and more effective approach, but most older devices don't come with fingerprint sensors or iris scanners. Still, we don't want anyone to be able to guess our PC …

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U.S. Navy bans booze in Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> All U.S. Navy sailors in Japan are banned from drinking alcohol and restricted to base except for essential trips after several recent alcohol-related incidents which the Navy's 7th Fleet said are harming U.S.-Japan relations.<p>"Effective immediately, sailors are prohibited from drinking …


Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy It Had to Pay Customers to Use It

Renewable energy generation hit a high in Germany Sunday, with commercial power consumers being paid to use electricity for a few hours.<p>Around midday …