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How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

You can use Alexa on your Amazon Echo to make calls without a mobile number or landline? Here's how.

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UEM to marry security — finally — after long courtship

Machine learning will be key in evaluating whether a mobile device and its user should be allowed to connect to a corporate application or data silo, as user behavior becomes a part of overall endpoint security.

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Cisco adds AI transcription to Webex Meetings

Integration of Voicea tech to Cisco’s videoconferencing platform enables automated recording and transcriptions of meetings.

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Nighthawk for Twitter review: Barebones mobile app for less noisy social media

With a focus on decluttering your timeline thanks to Smart Filters and the Close Friends view, Nighthawk is a stripped-down third-party Twitter client that’s faster and easier to use than the official app.

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Apple updates Clips app with Memoji and Animoji support, add new Disney stickers

Other new features include a new “Let it Snow” poster, seven new Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse stickers, and support for right-to-left languages.

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Facebook’s Libra co-creator: Social, financial data will remain separate

Facebook planned for regulatory pushback and competition from other crypto wallets, which is what has emerged.

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Can Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

Seven of the founding members of the Libra Association, Facebook's non-profit governing council for its planned cryptocurrency, have jumped ship amid increasing scrutiny by U.S. and European regulators.

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Cisco pays $8.6M to settle security-software whistleblower lawsuit

Cisco will pay $2.6 million to the federal government and up to $6 million to 15 states in a settlement over video security software it stopped selling in 2014

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What Facebook's new government-enforced privacy restrictions mean for you

The Federal Trade Commission slapped Facebook with a $5 billion fine for violating a 2012 order governing data privacy. Here's how the new rules governing Facebook's use of app data, facial recognition, passwords, and phone numbers...

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

While Facebook's Libra coin has the potential to disrupt traditional commercial banking by removing the middleman between buyers, sellers and money transfers, it also comes with significant risks.

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Facebook is going into the banking business with blockchain

The social media powerhouse plans to launch a blockchain-based financial network and cryptocurrency in 2020 that will allow users to make purchases or transfer funds with just a couple taps on an app.

How to clear cookies from your browser

Clearing cookies from your web browser is simple and easy, and doing so could help protect your private data while you're online.

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Facebook Messenger coming to Mac and Windows later this year

Zuckerberg unveiled the coming desktop app during its F8 developer conference keynote.

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Slack partners with Zoom to boost video capabilities

One analyst said the move, unveiled at Slack Frontiers, could disrupt both the unified communications and collaboration software markets.

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Why LinkedIn Premium is worth the money

LinkedIn Premium doesn’t come cheap. But subscribers say the service is well worth the money, and new features and improved access to data, analytics and training could win over even the most skeptical LinkedIn user.

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Can Facebook be trusted with a virtual assistant?

A look at recent news has a lot to tell us about Facebook’s trustworthiness.

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IT needs to make mobile unified communications a priority

As more corporate workers rely on mobile devices, enterprises need to adopt mobile unified communications, which is easier to scale and manage than wired UC.

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Facebook’s blockchain cryptocurrency could mean big money – and kill 'fake news'

Blockchain would enable Facebook users to make PayPal-like purchases of advertised products and authenticate people posting on the site, effectively creating an audit trail and confirming they're not bots.

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