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Instagram bumps up security, rolls out two-factor authentication feature

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Instagram has confirmed that it has started rolling out the the two-factor authentication feature. The confirmation came after users of the mobile photo-sharing service reportedly spotted the feature in testing.

As you might expect, the feature adds an extra layer of security to your Instagram account by sending an authentication code to the verified phone number associated with the account. The code is required to be entered alongside the regular username/password combo for a successful login.

This comes shortly after the Facebook-owned company rolled out a feature aimed at displaying view counts for videos. Prior to that, support for multiple accounts was rolled…

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Sony UK: Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet, and Z3+ to get Marshmallow update starting March 7

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Sony has announced that the Android 6.0 update will start hitting Xperia Z4 Tablet and Xperia Z3+ units as well as Xperia Z5 series devices in the United Kingdom beginning March 7. The announcement was made by the UK subsidiary of the Japanese company on Twitter.

@FalseNugget it’s set to roll out from March 7th for Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet and Z3+ – we will share confirmed timings when its ready— Sony Xperia GB (@sonyxperiagb) February 15, 2016

What’s worth mentioning here is that the tweet makes it clear that the date is not set in stone at this point in time. Also, given the fact that such updates from Sony have been off the mark in the past, at best we can say that the roll-out is ‘likely’ to begin at the said date.

For those who aren’t already aware, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has already started rolling out to Sony Xperia Z5 (and possibly its Compact and Premium variants, too) in Turkey.

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Video Games Are Broken, Reviews Are Broken, And Things Have To Change

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The game industry has become the victim of irresponsible reviews, and the entire system needs to change.

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How Airbnb Used Design To Break Through Its Biggest Challenge

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At TED, chief product officer Joe Gebbia revealed some simple choices that helped to persuade thousands of hosts to open their homes to total strangers

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M 5.1 – Southern East Pacific Rise

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DYFI? – I

Time
2016-02-16 23:48:35 UTC
2016-02-16 15:48:35 -08:00 at epicenter
Location
55.828°S 125.158°W
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

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Nutanix Gunning for VMware Customers With App Mobility Fabric

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Hyperconverged startup Nutanix is clearly gunning for VMware’s customers with its newest software release: AOS 4.6.

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M 4.7 – 34km SSW of Bokakhat, India

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DYFI? – I

Time
2016-02-16 23:06:56 UTC
2016-02-17 04:36:56 +05:30 at epicenter
Location
26.366°N 93.415°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

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