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Seattle-area election will let residents vote by smartphone

The actual vote will require first entering your name and birthday on a mobile website, making your choice, verifying your…

Saudi Arabia denies Jeff Bezos phone hack, calls claim ‘absurd’

Saudi Arabia has denied that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos‘ phone was hacked during a WhatsApp conversation with Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman, calling…

Hong Kong, Thai central banks move towards digital currencies for cross border payments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong and Thailand’s central banks said on Wednesday that they had moved a step closer…

Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion – TechCrunch

Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. That’s just…

Vodafone is the latest to leave Facebook’s Libra Association

The Libra Association’s policy and communications head Dante Disparte remained optimistic in a statement, noting that Libra’s governance and underlying…

7 amazing gadgets for outdoor winter adventures

In the dead of January, there is only one solution to the cold and snow: to venture outside with high-tech gear.…

Exclusive: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained – sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in…

Capella Space reveals new satellite design for real-time control of high-resolution Earth imaging – TechCrunch

Satellite and Earth observation startup Capella Space has unveiled a new design for its satellite technology, which improves upon its…

Qualcomm’s new mobile chipsets pack more features for the non-5G crowd

The company announced the new Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 at a press event in New Delhi this morning, and…

Facebook apologizes after translating Chinese president’s name as ‘Mr S–thole’

That’s certainly a poor choice of words. Facebook apologized after translating Chinese President Xi Jinping’s name as “Mr S–thole” on…