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  • Fingerprints logins coming to some Google services

    Fingerprints logins coming to some Google services

    Google has announced that it is to start replacing passwords as a method of verifying identity online for Android users. It would instead introduce a new feature that allows Android owners to use their biometrics or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into company's web services. The Online biometric authentication is already available on Chrome for Android as of 12 August.

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  • Opera Fest in Bansko marks its 10th anniversary

    Opera Fest in Bansko marks its 10th anniversary

    The opera festival in Bansko will mark its 10th anniversary with an extensive programme targeting fans of classical music. The opening gala of the Opera Fest jubilee edition on 22 August, at 19:00 is trusted to Sofia Philharmonic and children’s music educational project Fortissimo Family which will stage “Vivaldi and the Little Otto”.

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  • Huawei in the centre of US bipolar policies

    Huawei in the centre of US bipolar policies

    Competing tensions inside the US administration over country's policy towards China are once again in sight after on Tuesday members of the US Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - a move that came amid rising speculations that President Donald Trump is preparing to scale back curbs on the Chinese tech giant without an act of Congress.

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  • Bulgarian inventor makes a scientific breakthrough

    Bulgarian inventor makes a scientific breakthrough

    A Bulgarian invention is about to usher in a revolution in various industry sectors - metallurgy, energy industry, ecology. The “technology for extraction of Brown's gas (oxyhydrogen) and polymetal-rich minerals from seawater”, patented by engineer Chavdar Kamenarov, is a mining installation of sorts designed to extract extremely polymetal-rich minerals and potable water from the sea.

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  • IBM patents origami smartwatch tech

    IBM patents origami smartwatch tech

    The American IT company IBM is not the one to make any of the mobile devices people carry these days - smartwatches, phones, tablets, or laptops - but that isn’t stopping the legendary computing pioneer from patenting ideas that might become viable in the future.

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  • Iran: New sanctions end ‘channel of diplomacy forever’

    Iran: New sanctions end ‘channel of diplomacy forever’

    A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry took to Twitter Tuesday to call out President Trump’s latest decision to impose additional sanctions, insisting that the move permanently ends any chance of diplomacy between countries. “Trump’s desperate administration is destroying the established international mechanisms for maintaining world peace and security,” the tweet from Abbas Mousavi reads.

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  • US to dominate the global gaming market in 2019

    US to dominate the global gaming market in 2019

    This year the US is expected to surpass China as the largest gaming market by revenue for the first time since 2015, partly due to Beijing's freeze on new game approvals last year, according to a recent report. Yet, It might be also because of PlayStation and Xbox.

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  • Huawei ban - who is actually the loser

    Huawei ban - who is actually the loser

    Last week the US declared war on Huawei, a relentless attack more blatant than North Korea hacking Sony in 2014, and undoubtedly - an unprecedented one. A a flagship corporate giant Huawei is one of the biggest names of the tech industry. It’s the world's largest provider of telecommunications equipment, a leader in next-generation 5G technology, and last year it even passed Apple to become the second-biggest smartphone seller in the world.

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  • Robot companion and cyber shoes at Webit

    Robot companion and cyber shoes at Webit

    Webit.Festival Europe has earned its reputation as one of the worlds most attended and globally renowned large-scale tech events and this year it did not disappoint as well. For the eleventh consecutive year, Webit gathered in Sofia between 13 and 15 May hundreds of the greatest minds of mankind - among them were top executives of huge corporations, founders of businesses, investors, entrepreneurs, academics, politicians and media representatives.

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  • Mary-Jo de Leeuw: The term 'cybersecurity' needs to be redefined

    Mary-Jo de Leeuw: The term 'cybersecurity' needs to be redefined

    I do not think we would be ever able to say we are safe. There are still a lot of breaches, still a lot of vulnerabilities, and at the same time the world is getting more and more digital. For example, there are new things floating into the world, as the Internet of Things or the Internet of Toys, and they are in even worse state, when it comes to security, than websites, says Mary-Jo De Leeuw, award-winning cybersecurity expert and co-founder of the Women in Cyber Security Foundation, in an interview to Europost.

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