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Phone featuring Synaptics in-display fingerprint scanner to be demoed at CES

Phone featuring Synaptics in-display fingerprint scanner to be demoed at CES

The Galaxy Note 8, Samsung's strategic smartphone for the second half of the year and the Galaxy S8 Plus for the first half of the year ranked third and fourth with 2.4% and 1.5% market shares, respectively. Synaptics Clear ID also boasts SecureLink which combines support for TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocol with ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptosystem) authentication and AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) symmetric algorithm.


IPhone Xc likely an affordable alternative to the iPhone X

IPhone Xc likely an affordable alternative to the iPhone X

A reddit thread has popped up in which redditor TeckFire alleges that his iPhone 6 Plus had been slug-like in performance since upgrading to iOS 11 . The phone can prove compelling for both consumer and Apple . Apple's highly-anticipated iPhone 8 and X were unveiled just a few months ago - but rumours are already swirling about the tech giant's next smartphone.


NASA revises volcanic island's timespan from six months to 30 years

NASA revises volcanic island's timespan from six months to 30 years

The new island is perched on the north rim of a caldera on top of an underwater volcano that stands almost 4,600 feet (1,400 meters) above the surrounding the sea floor, according to seaborne bathymetry measurements made by geologist and co-author Vicki Ferrini at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University in Palisades, New York, NASA said.


Instagram now lets you follow hashtags instead of people

Instagram now lets you follow hashtags instead of people

You can now follow hashtags on Instagram . When you find one you like, open it and then hit Follow. The ability to follow hashtags on Instagram might not sound huge at first, but thinking about my daily use habits with the service, I can see myself using this quite often.


Twitter now lets you create tweetstorms before tweeting

Twitter now lets you create tweetstorms before tweeting

Twitter today revealed plans to give users a better way to create threaded tweets. Users have adopted the tweetstorm for a number of reasons - to tell personal, suspenseful or amusing stories via Twitter, to connect facts surrounding breaking news, to rant about politics or other issues, or even to just make a longer post more readable and easier to follow.


Facebook announces ad revenue reroute: When Irish eyes are crying

Facebook announces ad revenue reroute: When Irish eyes are crying

Social Media giant Facebook will change its tax structure meaning instead of recording all advertising revenue through its global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland it will be recorded by tis local companies in those countries. Facebook had already said that it would book ad revenue in the UK if it came from UK business , under pressure from the UK government. Last year, the company said it would stop routing United Kingdom sales through Ireland after public outcry over news that Facebook ...