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Face Recognition Security, Even With A 'Blink Test,' Is Easy To Trick

As Alibaba and others increase reliance on it, is it safe?<p>Jack Ma, CEO of the Chinese retail giant Alibaba--that country's answer to Amazon--announced at the CeBit conference in Germany this week that the site would soon let you purchase goods and authorize payment using facial recognition.<p>Which …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 / Note 5 Edge Specs Leaked

You don’t have to be any kind of rocket scientist to know that a Galaxy Note 5 is going to follow the existing Galaxy Note 4 out of Samsung’s product …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Specifications, Features And Release Date Roundup

Samsung is gearing up to release the successor of the widely popular Galaxy Note 4 phablet. Needless to say, expectations surrounding the Galaxy Note …

10 amazing Google apps and tools you probably never knew existed

More so than any other company in the tech space, Google has a tendency to work on many projects out in the open, allowing users to access things …

Google Earth

Alcatel's $250 Idol 3 is a Nexus by another name — and that's great

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 review<p>A phone to idolize<p>Upside down handling<p>Thin and light<p>Beefy camera<p>Say cheese!<p>Unapologetically plastic<p>Zippy device<p>Smooth …

Mobile Technology

(Update: FCC cleared, leaked renders) Alleged photo of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active leaks out

<b>Update, May 13 (2):</b> In response to <i>GSMArena</i> revealing alleged photos of the device, popular leaker @evleaks posted what looks to be an official render of the Galaxy S6 Active.<p><b>Update, May 13:</b> A device with the SM-G890A code number has been spotted in the FCC database. Given that the AT&T Galaxy S5 …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Merkel Under Pressure To Let Greece Go As Default Risk Rises

In case you forgot, Greece is on the brink of insolvency and without an agreement with creditors in the very near future, will default on its …

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

<i>This blog post was originally posted on the White House Blog on May 1, 2015.</i><p>May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the incredible diversity within our community and the significant contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific …

Best And Worst Things About Android 5.0 Lollipop

If you have read my extensive iOS 8 vs Android 5.0 Lollipop review you will know I’m a big fan of both platforms. You will also know that, for me, Android edges iOS in this generation. Despite this Lollipop is not a perfect operating system. It gets a lot right, but there are still areas where …

Ventless Freestanding Bio-Ethanol Fireplace

Sometimes it's hard to seduce a lady on a grizzly bear skin rug coat alongside a roaring fire when you don't have any means to create a roaring fire. …

He Wanted A Job; Facebook Said 'No' -- In A $3 Billion Mistake

In the middle of 2009, Brian Acton was the software engineer that no one wanted to hire. Despite a dozen years of experience at Yahoo and Apple Computer, he got turned down by two of the Internet’s brightest stars at the time. First Twitter said no in May. Then Facebook rejected him in August. …