Telegram registers in Russia after ban threat

Enlarge Image Carl Court / Getty Images After being threatened with a ban, it looks like Telegram is playing ball with Russia’s government. Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov has agreed to register the company with the Russian government, but won’t comply with laws that are “incompatible with the protection of [user] privacy and Telegram’s policies on […]




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Qualcomm’s under-screen fingerprint sensor arrives in a phone

Vivo’s concept video shows the fingerprint’s under screen. Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET (Vivo) First came fingerprint-enabled buttons. Next, expect screens with fingerprint sensors included. Qualcomm unveiled its own under-screen fingerprint-sensing technology at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai, and Chinese phone maker Vivo is the first to use the technology in a phone. A video, […]




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Qualcomm’s under-screen fingerprint sensor arrives in a phone

Vivo’s concept video shows the fingerprint’s under screen. Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET (Vivo) First came fingerprint-enabled buttons. Next, expect screens with fingerprint sensors included. Qualcomm unveiled its own under-screen fingerprint-sensing technology at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai, and Chinese phone maker Vivo is the first to use the technology in a phone. A video, […]




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Pinterest gives you three new ways to avoid getting hacked

Pinterest If you’re one of Pinterest’s approximately 175 million active monthly users, scoot close.  The social network announced on Tuesday three new measures it’s introducing to protect your account from being compromised. It isn’t unusual to see security measures like this; in fact, they’re quickly becoming the norm. Two-factor authentication Already used by Google and […]




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Sprint reportedly talking wireless deal with Charter, Comcast

Sprint is said to be in talks with Charter Communications and Comcast over wireless service offerings. Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images Sprint is in exclusive talks with Charter Communications and Comcast over a potential deal that could boost the companies’ wireless service ambitions, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Sprint’s two-month deal for exclusive discussions […]




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Sprint reportedly talking wireless deal with Charter, Comcast

Sprint is said to be in talks with Charter Communications and Comcast over wireless service offerings. Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images Sprint is in exclusive talks with Charter Communications and Comcast over a potential deal that could boost the companies’ wireless service ambitions, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Sprint’s two-month deal for exclusive discussions […]




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Sprint reportedly talking wireless deal with Charter, Comcast

Sprint is said to be in talks with Charter Communications and Comcast over wireless service offerings. Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images Sprint is in exclusive talks with Charter Communications and Comcast over a potential deal that could boost the companies’ wireless service ambitions, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Sprint’s two-month deal for exclusive discussions […]




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‘Game of Thrones’ author says spinoffs are ‘moving forward’

Jaime Lannister won’t be in the “Game of Thrones” successor shows, but they’ll take place in the same fantastical universe he inhabits. Video screenshot by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper/CNET The “Game of Thrones” countdown is on — the hit HBO fantasy show returns on July 16 for its seventh season. But fans know that the clock […]




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Happy 20th, Harry Potter, and thanks for teaching me English

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) in the first Harry Potter movie.   Warner Bros. I was already an adult (legally, at least), when the first Harry Potter novel came out on June 26, 1997. Even though I haven’t technically grown up with the books, the franchise starring the […]




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Happy 20th, Harry Potter, and thanks for teaching me English

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) in the first Harry Potter movie.   Warner Bros. I was already an adult (legally, at least), when the first Harry Potter novel came out on June 26, 1997. Even though I haven’t technically grown up with the books, the franchise starring the […]




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‘Flawless’: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ earning social media raves

It’s only natural that Spider-Man, of all heroes, would find a friendly reception on the web. Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer The new “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer shows Stark in a mentor role and Michael Keaton going full Birdman. Fans and critics who’ve watched “Spider-Man: Homecoming” in early screenings are starting to share reviews and reactions on social […]




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‘Flawless’: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ earning social media raves

It’s only natural that Spider-Man, of all heroes, would find a friendly reception on the web. Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer The new “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer shows Stark in a mentor role and Michael Keaton going full Birdman. Fans and critics who’ve watched “Spider-Man: Homecoming” in early screenings are starting to share reviews and reactions on social […]




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