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Facebook’s Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020

Facebook is finally ready to talk about its blockchain plans. After rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, which is now a subsidiary of Facebook, is designed to “provide financial services that will enable people to […]

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Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture

The latest beta version of Apple’s upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watch a video. The feature, available in tvOS 13 beta 2, was not previously announced by the company and wasn’t mentioned during its WWDC keynote […]

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Microsoft’s To-Do app is now available for Mac

Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under “My Day,” share to-do lists with friends and colleagues and see flagged emails. The app isn’t fully integrated with Microsoft Planner yet, […]

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Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts

Instagram announced it is testing changes that could make it easier for users to regain access to hacked accounts, as well as security features that could make it harder to steal Instagram usernames in the first place. The news comes after a wave of Instagram users have faced issues getting back into their locked accounts. […]

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Huawei’s CEO reveals expected damage of US sanctions

Huawei’s founder and CEO, Ren Zhengfei, says that he expects US sanctions to cause the company’s revenue to drop by billions of dollars, Reuters reports. The company expects its revenue to drop to $100 billion this year, down from around $104 billion last year. Previously it said it expected to make $125 billion in revenue. […]

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U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid

The United States Cyber Command has made a number of incursions into Russia’s electrical infrastructure in recent months, according to a new report in The New York Times. Officials that the publication spoke with characterized the moves as a warning to Russia that the US is willing to operate more aggressively in this arena to […]

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Twitter is bringing back its Mac desktop app

Twitter says that it’s bringing the program back after Apple unveiled Project Catalyst for macOS 10.15 Catalina. It explained why it decided to drop the app last year. Twitter made the announcement during Apple’s WWDC conference last week, saying that the app would launch with Catalina this fall, and that this new version will have […]