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AgileBits Shows Off 1Password Login Extension For iOS 8 Apps 1Password Login Extension At WWDC last month, Apple finally announced that it was opening up Touch ID to all app developers. Now, AgileBits is showing how its 1Password app will combine Touch ID with iOS 8’s Extensions to let you securely log in to any app without having to save your credentials everywhere. Read More

This Little Box Turns Your Existing iPhone Charger Into A Portable Battery nomad Does the world need another portable battery meant to charge your devices in a pinch? Probably not. But I dig the minimalism of this one. Instead of requiring you to carry around yet another thing, it turns your existing iPhone wall charger into a backup battery. One less thing to forget when you’re packing up the hotel room! Read More

Why OKCupid’s Experiments Aren’t The Same As Facebook’s 11827393_807710acde_o OKCupid on Monday wrote a viral blog post where it admitted to experimenting on human beings, comparing tests it runs to improve its dating algorithms to the study Facebook did that took over the news cycle early this month. Today Reuters reported that like Facebook’s experiment, these tests could violate Federal Trade Commission regulations. “But guess what, everybody: if you… Read More

Hilton Hotels Now Lets Your Choose Your Room With Your Phone hilton Hilton Hotels is taking a page out of the airline playbook, giving users more control over the experience through their smartphone. The hotel chain has recently introduced a way for users to choose their room on their smartphone, and promises to roll out smartphone-powered door keys to the majority of their hotels by 2016. Using the new Hilton HHonors app (yes, that name needs work) or the… Read More

Google Analytics Can Now Exclude Traffic From Known Bots And Spiders 4639232005_4dff6efb06_o Google made a small but important update to Google Analytics today that finally makes it easy to exclude bots and spiders from your user stats. That kind of traffic from search engines and other web spiders can easily skew your data in Google Analytics. Read More

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase bitcoin-perfecthue Wikipedia, the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. Also new today, Coinbase will waive processing fees for all registered non-profits. Today’s news shouldn’t come as a surprise. Back in March, Wikipedia… Read More

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase bitcoin-perfecthue Wikipedia, the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. Also new today, Coinbase will waive processing fees for all registered non-profits. Today’s news shouldn’t come as a surprise. Back in March, Wikipedia… Read More

Credit Karma Rolls Out Free Weekly Credit Reports (Yes Really) creditkarma-bar Online credit monitoring startup Credit Karma is rolling out free credit reports. And no, it’s not a scam. Over the years, consumers have been burned by websites offering “free” credit reports which had more than a few strings attached. After signing up for their free report, these misleading sites would then begin billing the unsuspecting users on a monthly basis… Read More

Credit Karma Rolls Out Free Weekly Credit Reports (Yes Really) creditkarma-bar Online credit monitoring startup Credit Karma is rolling out free credit reports. And no, it’s not a scam. Over the years, consumers have been burned by websites offering “free” credit reports which had more than a few strings attached. After signing up for their free report, these misleading sites would then begin billing the unsuspecting users on a monthly basis… Read More

Net Neutrality Comments To The FCC Slow To A Crawl Screen Shot 2014-05-20 at 1.25.52 PM Comments submitted to the FCC regarding its notice of proposed rule-making on the net neutrality issue totaled 1,101,729 as of yesterday afternoon. An impressive number, but also a nearly unchanged figure. On July 18, the final day of the first period of comment on the proposed net neutrality rules, TechCrunch reported that the FCC had received 1,062,000 comments. After a big week that saw… Read More

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