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Facebook will now send you notifications for third-party logins

It's pretty easy to forget where you use your Facebook credentials to log in, especially since using it is as easy as clicking a single button. Now, the social network has launched a new feature that sends you a notification when your account is used… Source: Engadget | Facebook will now send you notifications for …

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Your iPhone now serves as a Google security key

You no longer need Android to use your phone as a Google security key. Google has updated Smart Lock for iOS to let you use your device's "built-in security key" — that is, the Secure Enclave built into every iOS device with Touch ID or Face ID. Fr… Source: Engadget | Your iPhone now serves …

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Google plans to nix third-party cookies in Chrome by 2022

Google plans to end support for third-party tracking cookies in Chrome within the next couple of years. In August, Google announced its open-source Privacy Sandbox project with the aim of making the web more secure and private to use. Its proposed ti… Source: Engadget | Google plans to nix third-party cookies in Chrome by 2022

Senator asks FTC to investigate questionable ad blocking practices (updated)

You're not the only one concerned that ad blocking companies may have taken customers for a ride by whitelisting advertisers willing to pay. Senator Ron Wyden has sent a letter to the FTC asking the regulator to investigate ad blocking companies over… Source: Engadget | Senator asks FTC to investigate questionable ad blocking practices (updated)

A closer look at Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘next decade’ manifesto

Every year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg writes a letter outlining his goals for the coming year, including personal challenges. These missives talk about his own growth, as well as acting as a manifesto for Facebook in the coming year. Often, you ne… Source: Engadget | A closer look at Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘next decade’ manifesto

Microsoft releases a free tool to fight online child abuse

Microsoft has developed a new technique to detect and report predators who attempt to lure children online. Dubbed "Project Artemis," the technology will be made available for free to qualifying online service companies that offer a chat function. Source: Engadget | Microsoft releases a free tool to fight online child abuse

Google's CES booth was more show than substance

For the third year in a row, Google has a giant booth at CES, right in the lot outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. As before, it's all about the Google Assistant, complete with an interactive experience that shows you all the ways Google's A… Source: Engadget | Google's CES booth was more show than …

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Bipartisan bill would give parents more power to protect their kids online

House lawmakers have introduced new legislation that attempts to modernize the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Dubbed the "Preventing Real Online Threats Endangering Children Today," or PROTECT Kids act for short, Representatives Ti… Source: Engadget | Bipartisan bill would give parents more power to protect their kids online

Steph Curry: Giannis chat was about 'PUBG,' not plans to team up

Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA's reigning MVP, and his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks will end after next season, making him the hottest potential free agent in the league. That also means any conversation he has with affiliates of other teams w… Source: Engadget | Steph Curry: Giannis chat was about 'PUBG,' not plans to …

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CBS All Access is coming to Xfinity X1 and Flex set-top boxes

If you're an Xfinity subscriber, you'll soon have another way to watch Star Trek: Picard when it premiers later this month. Comcast says it's adding CBS All Access to its Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex boxes later this year. The telecom and ViacomCBS an… Source: Engadget | CBS All Access is coming to Xfinity X1 …

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Steam makes it easier to find and download game soundtracks

Steam's approach to game soundtracks has been broken, to put it mildly. It's been treated as downloadable content for its associated game, forcing you to buy the game in question — and you could forget about having an easy way to manage your collec… Source: Engadget | Steam makes it easier to find and download …

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Facebook is still running anti-vaccination ads despite ban

Facebook ostensibly frowns on anti-vaccination ads, but it's apparently letting some promos slide. BuzzFeed News has learned that alternative medicine company Earthley is running Facebook and Instagram ads that point users to a whooping cough treatm… Source: Engadget | Facebook is still running anti-vaccination ads despite ban

Twitch Hype Train rewards hot donation streaks with free emotes

Hang around a large-enough Twitch channel and you'll eventually see a sub or bit train — a moment where the hype kicks off and the streamer ends up with a mountain of donations. Twitch wants to seize on those sprees. It's launching a Hype Train fe… Source: Engadget | Twitch Hype Train rewards hot donation …

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Vote for the Best of CES 2020 People's Choice Awards!

We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2020! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items from our pool of finalists. You have until 6 PM ET tomorrow, J… Source: Engadget | Vote for the …

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Tax prep companies can’t hide their free filing software from Google anymore

This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced changes that will hopefully make it less stressful for a lot of Americans to file their taxes in 2020. In an addendum to the almost 20-year-old Free File agreement, the agency has put new protec… Source: Engadget | Tax prep companies can’t hide their free filing software …

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