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Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

While Facebook's Libra coin has the potential to disrupt traditional commercial banking by removing the middleman between buyers, sellers and money transfers, it also comes with significant risks.

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Facebook is going into the banking business with blockchain

The social media powerhouse plans to launch a blockchain-based financial network and cryptocurrency in 2020 that will allow users to make purchases or transfer funds with just a couple taps on an app.

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Huawei ban may be delayed, but can the company survive without the U.S.? | TECH(feed)

First the Trump Administration banned business transactions between Huawei and U.S. companies. But now, the White House’s budget director has called for a two-year delay on the ban. If this ban does go into effect, how hard will...

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What's in the latest Chrome update? A basic 'reader' view

Chrome 75 includes patches for 42 security flaws and adds a "Reader Mode" that strips ads and nonessential content from web pages.

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Top web browsers 2019: Chrome rebounds, back to eating the world

Google's popular browser is now used by more than two-thirds of web surfers, based on data from Net Applications. Its gains in May came at the expense of Firefox and Internet Explorer.

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Welcome to the intelligent intranet: Key announcements from SharePoint Conference 2019

Microsoft announces new intranet capabilities for SharePoint and Office 365.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla gives the gas, lays on new privacy options

Firefox 67 for Windows, macOS and Linux patches 21 security flaws, boasts a speed boost and includes new settings to better protect user privacy.

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Given enough time and resources, it could be done

But you’re never going to have enough time and resources.

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Apple has a chance to build a social network we can trust

Forget Ping. Privacy concerns and Apple's growing services give the company a chance to offer a social network we can trust.

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How to use Google Drive for collaboration

Sharing Google Docs, Sheets and Slides files from G Drive is an easy and effective way to collaborate with others. Here’s how to do it.

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Facebook faces billions in potential fines | TECH(feed)

Amidst a slew of user data mishandlings, Facebook could be faced with billions of dollars of fines from regulatory bodies across the globe. But how much would a few billion dollars actually affect the company? On this episode of...

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Can Facebook be trusted with a virtual assistant?

A look at recent news has a lot to tell us about Facebook’s trustworthiness.

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The massive Google shift you probably haven't noticed

Google is quietly repositioning the very foundation of its business — and if you aren't watching closely, this monumental move might be easy to miss.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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The creator of Inbox has redesigned Gmail — and it's amazing

A longtime Google design lead has put his minimalist mark on modern-day Gmail — and made it easy for anyone to enjoy his efforts.

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7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your smartphone's browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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Facebook’s blockchain cryptocurrency could mean big money – and kill 'fake news'

Blockchain would enable Facebook users to make PayPal-like purchases of advertised products and authenticate people posting on the site, effectively creating an audit trail and confirming they're not bots.

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Apple showcases new streaming service, plus, Facebook's outage | TECH(feed)

Its servers were down for hours, and then news broke that two of Facebook’s top executives are leaving the company. We’ll take a look at that on today’s episode of TECH(feed). We’ll also discuss Apple new video streaming service.

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