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How to protect your Twitter account against app hacks

Thousands of Twitter users had their accounts hijacked this morning, thanks to a third-party app. Big brands and verified accounts were affected, with tweets featuring the Nazi swastika and pro-Erdoğan propaganda. While Twitter wasn’t breached itself, it’s important to check what apps have access to your account. This hack is …

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Twitter plans to broadcast live video 24 hours a day

Twitter is making a play to dominate even more of your time by streaming live video around the clock. Speaking to BuzzFeed News, Twitter COO and CFO Anthony Noto said that the company planned to broadcast video content covering news, sports, and entertainment 24 hours a day, seven days a …

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Docomo made a flying spherical display out of a drone

I wake up every morning and I ask myself: “Will this be the day that a Japanese telecom builds a drone that works as a floating spherical LED display?” Today, Docomo made my dreams a reality, as spotted by Engadget. Docomo just announced what it calls the “world’s first spherical …

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Stop calling them flying cars

“Uber unveils plan to demo flying cars by 2020,” the CNN headline blares. “No longer a dream: Silicon Valley takes on the flying car,” the New York Times says. Even an esteemed publication like The Atlantic couldn’t resist: “When cars fly,” a recent headline ponders. Even we did it — …

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