A big bet to kill the password for good

Enlarge Elena Lacey After years of tantalizing hints that a passwordless future is just around the corner, you're probably still not feeling any closer to that digital unshackling. Ten years into working on the issue, though, the FIDO Alliance, an industry association that specifically works on secure authentication, thinks it…

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AWS suffers third outage of the month

Enlarge Chesnot | Getty Images December has been a rough month for Amazon—at least for Amazon Web Services. The massively popular cloud computing platform suffered its third outage of the month Wednesday, affecting Slack, the Epic Games Store, and several other services.  The AWS Service Health Dashboard shows the problem…

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DuckDuckGo wants to stop apps tracking you on Android

Enlarge / Gabriel Weinberg, creator of DuckDuckGo. Washington Post | Getty Images At the end of April, Apple’s introduction of App Tracking Transparency tools shook the advertising industry to its core. iPhone and iPad owners could now stop apps from tracking their behavior and using their data for personalized advertising. Since…

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EnGenius ECS2512FP. 8-port 2.5G Cloud Switch review – Introduction

Tweet EnGenius ECS2512FP 8-Port 2.5G / 4x SFP+ PoE++ Switch A cloud managed (layer 2) 8 port 10/100/1000/2500 Mbit/s Fast Ethernet Desktop Switch We review the ECS2512FP switch from EnGenius. We've been evangelizing for years now to achieve faster Ethernet. That trend has started towards PC motherboards, NAS units, and routers; but…

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