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Bypassing The Password, Part 3: Freedom Compromised

Want to protect your privacy from government snoops? Say no to biometrics. Say yes to strong password protection and encryption.<p>In this three-part …

Surveillance

DogVacay And Whistle Founders Talk Pet Tech Startups

I’ve already posted one interview from last weekend’s Yappy Hour event at South by Southwest — my interview with Courtney Dasher, owner of Instagram star Tuna Melts My Heart.<p>But I wasn’t just there to talk about dogs that are big on social media. I also spoke to Aaron Hirschhorn, co-founder and CEO …

Nintendo’s Move To Mobile Unlikely To Offer Retro Gamers Much More Than Memories

Nintendo’s announcement that it would partner with Japanese mobile gaming company DeNA to create games on mobile devices using Nintendo’s intellectual property sounds like a dream come true, but will probably offer little more than muted nostalgia for retro game lovers.<p>Unless you’re one of the nine …

Mobile phone firms to cap charges on stolen devices

<b>Mobile phone users will be protected from massive bills when their devices are stolen after five operators agreed to introduce a £100 "liability cap".</b><p>EE, O2, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone have signed up to the measure.<p>Some customers have faced charges of thousands of pounds because of usage by …

Identity Theft

TAG Heuer teams up with Intel, Google on smartwatch

The mechanical watch with tech features -- a rarity in an all-digital smartwatch world -- is expected by year's end, with more details on pricing and features slated for the fourth quarter.<p>TAG Heuer, the 155-year-old Swiss watchmaker, is embarking on a new tradition, with the help of Google and …

Wearable Tech

Bjork at MoMA, fight for the open internet and other stories you might've missed!

The weekend has arrived and you can catch up on all the stories you might have missed right here. Read about Bjork's new project at the NYC MoMA, how the fight for the open internet isn't over and the history behind Nintendo's mobile gaming ambitions.<p>At her MoMA retrospective, first comes tech, …