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New tool safely checks your passwords against a half-billion pwned passwords

A new system that securely checks whether your passwords have been made public in known data breaches has been integrated into the widely used password manager, 1Password. This new tool lets customers find out if their passwords have been leaked without ever transmitting full credentials to a server.   Security researcher Troy Hunt this week announced his new version of "Pwned Passwords," a...
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Amazon Prime Subscription Increases to $12.99 a Month

Amazon Prime is getting more expensive for monthly subscribers. Amazon today raised the price of Prime from $10.99 a month to $12.99. The price of a yearly subscription is still $99, so no change there. Meanwhile, Prime Student now costs $6.49 a month, up from $5.49. The price of an annual Prime Student subscription is remaining the same at $49. Prime offers free, two-day shipping on...
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YouTube Is Demonetizing Small Channels, And That's A Good Thing

YouTube has announced changes to its monetization program, telling content creators with small channels that they'll no longer be able to monetize unless they can grow their subscriber base to above 1,000 subscribers, with 4,000 hours of view time in the past 12 months. This is a new benchmark, the previous being a set 10,000 lifetime views in order to join the YouTube Partner Program and...
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A weird glitch is making Google hardware devices get stuck in sleep mode and then overload WiFi networks with data

Several of Google's hardware devices, including the popular Chromecast video streaming dongle and the new top-of-the-line smart speaker, appear to suffer from a glitch that can temporarily freeze a consumer's home wireless network. Numerous owners of the devices have recently reported experiencing WiFi network issues, and several tech blogs say Google is to blame. On Tuesday, a maker of...
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