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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Reader Cracked By Team Of Hackers

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A group of German hackers claimed to have cracked the iPhone fingerprint scanner on Sunday, just two days after Apple launched the technology that it promises will better protect devices from criminals and snoopers seeking access. If the claim is verified, it will be embarrassing for Apple...

Need Instant Access To Casual Sex? There’s An App For That

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Interested in sexual liberation at your fingertips? Well, of course there’s an app for that.  The developers behind Pure aren’t looking to the men to make their new app a hit, they’re hoping the sexually liberated women will get more use out of it. Pure is...

Teen’s Invention Charges Cell Phones in 30 Seconds

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Full cell phone batteries are a rarity. Between answering emails, text messaging and sneaking in quick rounds of “Angry Birds,” cell phone chargers are normal additions to tote bags. Waiting hours for a phone to charge seems like death, especially when traveling, but a new...

Congolese Tech Company Releases Africa’s First Smart Phone & Tablet

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Verone Mankou hopes to become the Steve Jobs of Africa. The 27-year-old Congolese entrepreneur recently released the continent’s first ever homegrown smart phone and tablet, a move Mankou hopes will result in his company, VMK, cornering the booming mobile phone market in Africa. “Only Africans...