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LAST_UPDATESat, 19 Apr 2014 8am

Facebook Will Now Tell Your 'Friends' When You Are Nearby

facebookFACEBOOK has always been creepy. But now it's allowing you to be creepy, too!

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It’s Time To Encrypt The Entire Internet

Original illustration: Getty Images

The Heartbleed bug crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse. In fact, it’s time for the web to take a good hard look at a new idea: encryption everywhere.

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A Third Of Americans Think Technology Is Going To Ruin Their Lives

The future, as imagined by some stock photographer. Image: Shutterstock

One third of all Americans think that technology will lead to changes that are detrimental to society and to their lives, according to the results of a new PEW Research Center poll.

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Lenovo Announces Refreshed Flex 2 Dual-Mode Laptops

Lenovo has announced a refreshed edition of its budget multi-mode laptop, the Flex series. Called the Flex 2, the new laptop will be available in two screen sizes, as well as AMD APU options alongside Intel Haswell processors.

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It's Official, Motorola Announces Arrival Of Moto X In Malaysia For RM1,499

Good news for those of you who wish to get the Motorola Moto X, Motorola has just officially announced the arrival of its smartphone in Malaysia, retailing at RM1,499. For those of you who have preordered via our very own Storekini.com, you should be receiving your device very soon.

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Teardown Shows Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Costs About $256 To Build

The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, costs about $256 to build according to a teardown analysis by market research firm IHS that will be published later today.

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Closer Look At Alleged 'iPhone 6' Front Panel Suggests 5.1" Screen With 16:9 Ratio

Measurement provided to AppleInsider by Steve of East Coast Pixels.

A photo revealed earlier Tuesday purports to show an "iPhone 6" front panel next to the 4-inch display of an iPhone 5s. AppleInsider reader Steven from East Coast Pixels — makers of the iOS photo editing app PhotoToaster — took a closer look at the alleged Apple part in an effort to determine its dimensions.

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Toyota Confirms Fuel Cell Launch For 2015

The FCV concept has been seen at a number of shows; a production version is likely to be shown this year

Toyota has confirmed it will launch a hydrogen fuel cell-powered car in 2015, but said sales volumes would be limited.

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Google Embeds Camera In Smart Contact Lens

Earlier this year, Wired.co.uk wrote about Google's invention of a smart contact lens that could monitor blood glucose levels through tear fluid. Now, the tech giant has invented another pair of lenses with an in-built camera.

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U Mobile To Offer Samsung Galaxy S5 On 25 April 2014, No Upfront Payment

U Mobile may be a late player in this whole Samsung Galaxy S5 telco bundle but it looks like the wait will be worth it after all…for U Mobile loyal customers at least. The telco is now teasing that they start offering the Galaxy S5 on 25 April 2014 with no upfront payment required when you sign up, meaning you only pay for the subsidized price of the device.

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