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Volunteer fact checkers?

I've got a bad feeling about this. Ask any librarian about the use of Wikipedia as a primary source: (via CNN) Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a news website / http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/25/media/wikitribune-jimmy-wales-fake-news/index.html

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Wearables: The Next Wave of Tech?

Wearables the next wave? (via ZDNet) The death of the smartphone is closer than you think / http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-death-of-the-smartphone-is-closer-than-you-think-heres-what-comes-next/

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The Never Ending Cyber Battle

The increasing cyber-crime rate: (via Reuters) German cyber crime rose 80 percent in 2016 / http://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-crime-cyber-idUSKBN17P0YB

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Google's Ad Blocker

In a word - "whitelisting:" The answer is simple. You can't block a paying customer... / Why Google has to build its own adblocker / http://www.businessinsider.com/why-google-has-to-build-its-own-adblocker-2017-4

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Biometrics Expand to Credit Cards

Biometrics: (via BBC) Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard / http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-39643453

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