Anyone can steal your old Myspace account by guessing your birthday

Anyone can steal your old Myspace account by guessing your birthday
You probably haven't touched your Myspace account in ages, but you might want to pay it a visit just in case — as it turns out, it's trivially easy for someone to take control. Security guru Leigh-Anne Galloway has discovered that Myspace's account…
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Take a peek at the new iOS emoji arriving later this year

Take a peek at the new iOS emoji arriving later this year
If you've been not-so-patiently waiting for the 56 emoji approved by the Unicode Consortium last month to hit your iPhone . . . well, you have to wait a bit longer. But for World Emoji Day, Apple has hit us with a preview of what these emoji will loo…
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ESL eSports makes cable TV debut on Disney XD

ESL eSports makes cable TV debut on Disney XD
For the first time, eSports league ESL is coming to cable TV, broadcasting ESL Brawlers and ESL SpeedRunners on Disney XD. The two series will feature on Disney's D|XP, a summer programming block devoted to gaming. ESL Brawler pits the best Street Fi…
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Researchers discover one of the brightest galaxies ever seen

Researchers discover one of the brightest galaxies ever seen
Scientists at the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, a research institute in the Canary Islands, just discovered one of the brightest galaxies we've ever come across. It's around a thousand times brighter than our galaxy, has a very high rate of s…
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Samsung Pay will soon tap into your PayPal account

Samsung Pay will soon tap into your PayPal account
Samsung Pay has been steadily increasing its payment options since it debuted two years ago, and now it's adding a new vendor to its services. Soon, Samsung Pay users will be able to use PayPal in-app, in-store and online.
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This iOS app makes creating and editing guitar tabs a breeze

This iOS app makes creating and editing guitar tabs a breeze
One of the more tedious tasks of playing in a cover band is managing lyric and chord sheets. When you play a typical four-hour gig in a local bar, memorizing all that music is not always going to happen. You've got to study each song and learn your p…
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US Cyber Command may be splitting off from the NSA

US Cyber Command may be splitting off from the NSA
It sounds as though the United States' Cyber Command will break off from the National Security Agency and be more aligned with the military in the future. The move would "eventually" cleave Cyber Command from the intelligence-focused NSA and instead…
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Fly over Pluto and Charon in the latest NASA footage

Fly over Pluto and Charon in the latest NASA footage
The New Horizons spacecraft may have moved on from Pluto, making a long march to the Kuiper Belt, but we're still deep in the process of analyzing the data it sent back. Now, for the spacecraft's one-year anniversary of its Pluto flyby, NASA has rele…
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UK to enforce porn site age checks from April 2018

UK to enforce porn site age checks from April 2018
For years the UK government has toyed with the idea of introducing compulsory age checks for online pornography. In May, all of that talk finally came to a head with the Digital Economy Bill, which forces websites hosting adult content to snuff out u…
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Blanca Li dances with robots to better understand them

Blanca Li dances with robots to better understand them
Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking are deeply concerned about AI, but the tech and its ramifications are poorly understood by the public. That disconnect prompted Blanca Li and her dance company to create a choreography for eight dancers calle…
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