Facebook: Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug

imageA number of people have been receiving random notifications from Facebook after giving the social network their phone number for two-factor authentication. Worse, if they attempt to cancel that by replying to the message, say with STOP or CANCEL, Fac…

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Microsoft’s Cortana is finally on IFTTT

imageMicrosoft keeps striving to find Cortana a place in the crowded smart assistant market, and despite losing a minor feature, it's still adding functionality. Today, Cortana added IFTTT, and launched with interactions to link it up with 550 apps and de…

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Google Pixel 2 users report warming phones and shortened battery life

imageIf you've noticed your Pixel 2 running warm lately or found its battery life to suddenly be shortened, you're not alone. As 9to5Google points out, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users are reporting on Reddit and Google's Pixel User Community that their phone…

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Google removes ‘View Image’ button from image search

imageSay goodbye to the "View Image" link in Google Images. Google announced a few changes to its image search today, one of which being the removal of its option to check out an image without visiting the site that hosts it. It might be a bummer for some…

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Coinbase promises refunds after repeatedly charging crypto fees

imageA number of Coinbase customers found themselves hit with duplicate charges for a single card-based purchase over the past few days. Some even reported losing tens of thousands after being charged 17, even 50, times. In a blog post updating customers…

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $40 on the Logitech Harmony Elite remote

imageThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuously updated list of deals here.

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EU: Facebook and Twitter must do more to protect users

imageNew changes made by Facebook and Twitter to their terms of service still don't conform to the EU's demands to protect consumers, the European Commission said. Specifically, the social networks haven't properly told users why content is removed and th…

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‘Stargate: Origins’ debut brings the 1994 flick along for free

imageAs promised, MGM's Stargate Command service has launched the first three episodes of Stargate: Origins exclusively for its streaming customers. The service is making a pitch similar to, but not exactly like the one attempted by CBS' controversial All…

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Windows 10 is adding an Ultimate Performance mode for pros

imageWhen you're creating 3D models or otherwise running intensive tasks, you want to wring every ounce of performance out of your PC as possible. It's a good thing, then, that Microsoft has released a Windows 10 preview build in the Fast ring that inclu…

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Intel expands bug bounty to catch more Spectre-like security flaws

imageTo say Intel was caught flat-footed by the Meltdown and Spectre flaws would be an understatement. However, it has a potential solution: enlist more people for help. It's widening its bug bounty program to both include more researchers and offer mor…

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