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The psychology of passwords: 'You won't change until you've been hacked'

We all know the risks of not changing our passwords – yet somehow it is never a priority. Louise Chunn explains why few people bother<p>You know you should; you know you must! But for some reason you just don’t ever seem to get around to changing your passwords. You could simply start using a password …

Time Management

The Morning After: Friday, May 19th 2017

Google's big annual conference has wrapped up, while the FCC has voted to roll back net neutrality protections made under the last US government. Less (more?) importantly, Apple has designed, patented and made a pizza box to ensure your crust doesn't get soggy. Progress.<p>The battle has only …

Android O

FCC votes to overturn net neutrality rules

<b>The US Federal Communications Commission has voted to overturn rules that force ISPs to treat all data traffic as equal.</b><p>Commissioners at the agency voted two-to-one to end a "net neutrality" order enacted in 2015.<p>Ajit Pai, head of the FCC, said the rules demanding an open internet harmed jobs and …

Net Neutrality

What Android Instant Apps mean for Google Play install numbers

During the I/O keynote yesterday, two figures loomed large: two billion active Android devices and 82 billion app installs in the last year. Like it or not, install figures still matter, even to Google. But with Android Instant Apps now an option for anyone interested in making one, what will next …

Google

Highest-rated cars under £20k: What Car?'s five star cars revealed

You don't have to spend an arm and a leg to get a fantastic car these days.<p>To prove that point, we've teamed up with What Car? to bring you a …

Autos

The 5% savings rate trick: Best high interest-paying current accounts

Savings rates are at an all-time low, providing a good incentive for checking out alternative ways to make your money work harder.<p>This year banks …

Banking

Android gets a new battery menu [Diving into Android O]

Battery life is something Google hopes to tackle with Android O, and it plans to do so through a new battery settings menu and battery usage portrayed in a simpler and more understandable manner.<p>When you dive into the revamped battery settings menu, the first thing you will notice is the lack of a …

Android O

Reactions to I/O: Google Assistant, Home, Photos and more (Googlicious)

Vevo adds curated playlists, improved personalization, more in tvOS app update

Taking a page out of Apple Music's playbook, popular video music service Vevo will this week introduce a revamped tvOS app with curated and …

Apps

Duolingo releases a Japanese language course for iOS

The days of teaching yourself Japanese exclusively through Crunchyroll shows are coming to an end. Online language learning company Duolingo announced on Wednesday that it has released a Japanese language course for its iOS app with an Android version dropping soon.<p>This won't be some dumbed-down …

Language Learning

Uber launches Freight app for trucking businesses

Uber today revealed its new app: Freight, a spin-off of the popular ride-sharing service aimed at long-haul truckers.<p>If the promotional video is anything to go by, Uber Freight works similarly to Uber. Drivers pick an available load through the app, sorted by payment, destination, or deadline. …

Uber

Soon you'll be able to pay friends by saying 'Ok Google'

Google will make it harder for <i>that</i> friend in your group to make excuses when chipping in for food. The tech titan's voice assistant will be able send personal payments for you in the coming months, just like its rival Siri can, so long you're in the US. Simply tell it to "Send John $10 for pizza" …

Banking

Apple release of iTunes on Windows Store foreshadows 'tipping point,' Microsoft exec says

Touting the benefits of Windows 10 S in a recent interview, Microsoft CVP of Windows Joe Belfiore said Apple's decision to list iTunes in the Windows …

Microsoft

Why James Rodriguez to Manchester United just doesn't make enough sense

Let there be no doubt about it: James Rodriguez has the talent to become one of the finest players in the Premier League.<p>Even in tough times at Real …

Soccer

Alexis Sanchez hits out at Arsenal fans' 'very bad' anti-Arsene Wenger protests

Alexis Sanchez has criticised the ‘very bad’ demonstrations by the sections of Arsenal’s support which are calling for Arsène Wenger to step down as …

"This club needs Steven Gerrard" - Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool icon to replace him when he leaves Anfield

Jurgen Klopp has admitted he would like Steven Gerrard to take over his job when he eventually leaves Anfield.<p>Kop legend Gerrard has returned to the …

English Premier League

Ander Herrera crowned Man Utd Player of the Year

The Spanish midfielder beat stiff competition to win the award after an impressive season the engine room of Jose Mourinho's Red Devils team<p>Ander Herrera has won Manchester United's Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award in a historically close vote, topping Antonio Valencia and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.<p>…

Soccer

Mourinho admits Rooney situation is 'very difficult' as Man Utd skipper nears end

The striker may be the all-time leading scorer for the Red Devils and England, but he is no longer a guaranteed starter for club or country<p>Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hailed Wayne Rooney’s attitude, but admitted that managing him through the latter years of his time at Old Trafford is …

Man Utd

Four-goal Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester

A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and livewire Son Heung-Min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in an action-packed Premier League clash on Thursday.<p>The match was a effectively a dead rubber with Spurs already assured of finishing second behind champions Chelsea but …

Soccer

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

<b>Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his twin.</b><p>BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons set up an HSBC account and signed up to the bank's voice ID authentication service.<p>HSBC says the system is secure because each person's voice is "unique".<p>But the bank let …

Security

BlackBerry KeyOne review: Embracing Android with a real keyboard

It’s 2017, and no, BlackBerry’s not dead yet. Weird, right? We’ve seen the company stumble since the advent of the modern smartphone and only …

Phones

Bastian Schweinsteiger earned more in 5 minutes for Man United than most of us do in a year

These days, barely a day goes by without the finer details of some of world football's most recognisable stars' wage packets being splashed across …

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Accrington Stanley chairman Andy Holt stands by Premier League criticism

<b>Accrington Stanley chairman Andy Holt has refused to back down despite what he considers a threat from the Premier League after his criticism of spending.</b><p>Holt had said Football League clubs were like "a starving peasant begging for scraps" from the top flight.<p>The Premier League responded: "We will …

Soccer

Apple just bought a popular sleep tracker

Those rumors of Apple Watch sleep tracking just got more tangible. Apple has acquired Beddit, a company whose business revolves around a sleep monitoring device as well as companion iOS and Watch apps. The fate of Beddit's products isn't clear (we've reached out to both Apple and Beddit), but …

Sleep

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are about to get really real

Commentary: The way you access your phone from your car is going to change things forever, and that's great.<p>OK, I'll be honest, some of the most exciting tech of 2017 doesn't sound all that exciting on the surface. But bear with me, because it's going to be big.<p>Ready? Smartphone integration in cars …

iOS

You can now use your own voice for turn-by-turn directions with Waze

Add some personality to your driving directions with Waze!<p>Millions of people use navigation apps like Waze or Google Maps to get turn-by-turn voice …

Google

How to force apps into full screen on the Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a stunning display, but quality is not the only thing that differentiates it from the crowd. The phone is narrower and taller than others, thanks to its 18.5:9 screen ratio. This is an unusual practice, but it does make the phone easier to handle, while keeping that …

Samsung

Microsoft makes emergency security fix

<b>Microsoft has released an urgent update to stop hackers taking control of computers with a single email.</b><p>The unusual bug, in Microsoft anti-malware software such as Windows Defender, could be exploited without the recipient even opening the message.<p>Researchers working for Google's Project Zero …

Information Security

Amazon's next Echo could feature a 7-inch touchscreen and launch today

Following its camera-equipped Echo Look that’s designed to snap photos of your outfit and give you fashion advice, Amazon is set to release its next device in the lineup, a smart speaker with a 7-inch touchscreen. That’s from a report from The Wall Street Journal, corroborated by a leak from …

Amazon

Which UK cities get the best 4G signal? - Which?

New research by Which? and OpenSignal has found that mobile phone customers in the north east of England have the best chance of getting a 4G mobile …

Telecoms