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Our fingerprints, eyes and faces will replace passwords

Passwords are a pain in the ass. They’re either easy to crack or hard to remember, and when breaches occur you have to come up with a whole new one. So people are trying to do away with passwords altogether, and so far fingerprint scanners are doing the job nicely.

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YouTube will reportedly start streaming live TV in 2017

Streaming live TV over the internet is the latest entertainment land grab — as more consumers cut the cord, plenty of companies are finding new ways to offer potential customers a way to get their live TV fix. According to areport from Bloomberg, YouTube might get in the action in 2017 with a new service called Unplugged. The plan calls for YouTube to offer a bundle of cable TV channels, but what channels will be included remains to be seen.Bloomberg notes that discussions are ongoing with major media companies like Comcast / NBCUniversal, Viacom, Fox and CBS but no deals have been finalized yet.

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