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Instagram quietly added an in-app payments feature

Instagram just quietly added an in-app payments feature as a test appearing for some users, as first spotted by TechCrunch today. The feature lets users add a credit or debit card and a pin for additional security. After the initial…

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Amazon will now deliver packages to the trunk of your car

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Last year, Amazon asked for permission to unlock your front door so it could leave packages inside your home, and a certain number of extremely trusting Amazon Prime subscribers (Amazon won’t say how many) said okay. Now, the tech giant…

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Apple’s purchase of Shazam is now under investigation by the EU

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The EU has launched an investigation into Apple’s acquisition of music identification service Shazam. It’s concerned that the deal could shrink consumer options for mobile music streaming services within the EEA (European Economic Area). In February, multiple countries,…

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Amazon won’t let users review James Comey’s new book if they didn’t purchase it through the site

Amazon is restricting users from posting reviews of former FBI Director James Comey’s new book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, unless the reviewer has purchased the book through the retailer. Deadline noticed the issue, noting that the restriction…

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Facebook starts its facial recognition push to Europeans

Facebook users in Europe are reporting that the company has started giving them the option to turn on its controversial facial recognition technology. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have reporting getting notifications…

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EXCLUSIVE: Chat Is Google’S Next Big Fix For Android’S Messaging Mess

A top-tier Android phone can cost upwards of a thousand dollars, and for that money, you’ll get some amazing features. It will have a stellar screen, top-flight camera, gobs of storage, and an absolutely atrocious texting experience. It’s…

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Facebook is testing a way to let people watch video premieres in Facebook Live

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Although the ability to publish pre-recorded video to Facebook Live has been an option for some time, it’s required the use of third-party programs like OBS and Wirecast. Now, Facebook is testing a feature called Premieres, which will…

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IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline An Additional Day After Site Glitch

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The Internal Revenue Service is giving American taxpayers another day to file their taxes after a glitch temporarily shut down its online payment site on deadline day. “This is the busiest tax day of the year, and the IRS apologizes for the…

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Apple might finally allow third-party Apple Watch face support

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Ever since Apple first released the Apple Watch, it hasn’t allowed third parties developers to create and release their own custom faces for the device. That might change, according to code in the latest developer’s build, discovered by 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac uncovered code…

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What to Do if Your Email Is Hacked

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If a scammer has swiped your password and is using your account to spew spam, take action and add measures to help stop it from happening again. Q.Could you please review best practices if one’s email is hacked?…

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