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Instagram adds two-factor authentication, censors photos that are deemed offensive or disturbing

Photos that don't violate Instagram's content guidelines but are still considered "sensitive" will be blurred out.

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Facebook makes Messenger more like iMessage with emoji reactions

The update also includes in-app @mentions that send Facebook friends specific notifications.

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Senate votes to kill FCC's broadband privacy rules

The U.S. Senate has voted to kill broadband provider privacy regulations prohibiting them from selling customers' web-browsing histories and other data without permission.

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Updates to Google's Duo, Allo, and Photos apps bring small but important features

With a flurry of app updates, Google brings audio calling to Duo, file sharing to Allo, and smarter backups to Photos.

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Newly leaked documents show low-level CIA Mac and iPhone hacks

The CIA has had tools to infect Macs by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents published by WikiLeaks.

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Newegg's dropped $20 off the third-generation Nest thermostat

The Nest thermostat is available for $230 at Newegg until Monday.

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The Week in iOS Cases and Accessories: These stabilizers produce better videos

Two new stabilizers are in this week's roundup—one for GoPro cameras, another for your iPhone.

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Facebook starts warning U.S. users when they're sharing fake news

Before you share that story, Facebook wants you to know its facts are in dispute.

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Apple acquires Workflow automation app, offers it free

Apple has acquired the Workflow automation app, which allows iOS users to trigger a sequence of tasks across apps with a single tap.

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Is Comcast’s Xfinity swapping your settings? No, but it can seem that way

What seems like overreach may actually be an iCloud quirk.

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Apple's strategy hasn't changed—and neither have pundits' takes

Apple's strategy hasn't changed, iPhones have just reached a different stage.

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The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market

Apple isn't selling its new low-cost iPad exclusively to schools, but it could help make up some ground lost to Chromebooks.

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It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design, and Apple's origins

More than 40 years after founding Apple Computer, Steve Wozniak has a lot to say about the early days of the world's richest company—and about technology, Silicon Valley, and being a born engineer.

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Podcast 551: Knocking the Air out of the iPad lineup

Apple's new, cheaper iPad simplifies the lineup and leaves room for an upcoming refresh of the iPad Pro.

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Apple and Amazon take fight from smart home to hotel room

Siri vs. Alexa: Which voice-activated assistant is a better hotel concierge?