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Did You Know Facebook Doesn’t Know Your Password?

Did You Know Facebook Doesn’t Know Your Password?

Did you know that Facebook, Apple or Google don’t know your password? They just don’t store it in their databases, so hackers can’t retrieve it in case they manage to break in. But if you’re the only person who actually knows your password… how the hell do they know you…

Lost Password Leaves Police Dept Complaints Unchecked… For Eight Years

Lost Password Leaves Police Dept Complaints Unchecked… For Eight Years

Until recently, the Delhi police department in India had been enjoying a baffling long streak totally free of complaints. Of course, it’s a lot easier to keep a clean slate when you never check the complaint database in the first place. Because someone lost the password. Eight years ago.

Nuance Wants Voice Recognition To Take Over Your Entire Phone

Nuance Wants Voice Recognition To Take Over Your Entire Phone

Nuance’s voice recognition software already crops up in plenty of places — most famously to power Siri, but also in standalone app Dragon Go!, some smart TVs, and even cars. Now, though, Nuance is planning to have its software power each and every app you use.