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I’m often told how hard it is to parent in this digital age. So many decisions about devices, software, apps and games have to be made and at increasingly younger ages. Amazon and others have created tablets for preschool kids and parents are buying smartphones for kindergartners. And there’s a potty training app complete with … Continued

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Online voting has the potential to boost election participation around the world, but is not yet ready to be widely rolled out due to security risks, a study released Wednesday said. 

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As part of implementing a multi-mode transport ticketing system for the Metro Rail, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is planning to roll out a smart card that will help users meet all their payment needs, including transportation and shopping.The smart cards could be used both on the networks and ticketing terminals.

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Online voting has the potential to boost election participation around the world, but is not yet ready to be widely rolled out due to security risks, a study released Wednesday said. 

passport-information

United Airlines is the first United States-based airline to offer customers the ability to scan their passports to check in for international flights via the United mobile app on devices with iOS and Android operating systems, the airline said today.Customers can access the passport scanning feature when checking in for international flights in the 24 … Continued

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United Airlines is the first United States-based airline to offer customers the ability to scan their passports to check in for international flights via the United mobile app on devices with iOS and Android operating systems, the airline said today.Customers can access the passport scanning feature when checking in for international flights in the 24 … Continued

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There are now many apps that can help you find your phone if it is lost or stolen. Some apps are free, like the Prey Project for Android devices, which lets let you remotely lock it, recover your contacts, erase personal information and even take a picture, maybe of the thief! Wireless phone companies also … Continued

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There are now many apps that can help you find your phone if it is lost or stolen. Some apps are free, like the Prey Project for Android devices, which lets let you remotely lock it, recover your contacts, erase personal information and even take a picture, maybe of the thief! Wireless phone companies also … Continued

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You must get a passport for your child or children (under 16 years) if you plan to fly to another country. In the case of air travel, the United States will not allow any person (including children) to enter or re-enter the United States without a valid passport. If you are traveling by land and … Continued

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Biometrics consists of using a part of you—a fingerprint, handprint, iris scan, voiceprint, even your DNA—to prove your identity. A fingerprint biometric can be used in two-factor authentication to identify you instead of, say, a PIN code. Or it can be required in addition to a PIN code, something known as multi-factor authentication. Security experts … Continued