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A first look at Microsoft's new Chromium-powered Edge browser

A first look at Microsoft's new Chromium-powered Edge browser

3 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser on Chromium. The software maker has been testing versions of this browser internally at Microsoft, and now The Verge has secured an...
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Smart grids are essential to prevent old power infrastructure from holding back the US economy

Smart grids are essential to prevent old power infrastructure from holding back the US economy

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web

In March 2018, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a report detailing how Russian operatives had launched a handful of attacks across segments of the US's...
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Kushner Used WhatsApp, a Very Bad Database Leak, and More Security News This Week

5 hours ago   |   Wired

Jared and Ivanka used WhatsApp against the rules, and more security news this week.
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Why are airplane black boxes so important?

Why are airplane black boxes so important?

7 hours ago   |   SlashGear

The “black box” on board the devastated Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was recovered on Tuesday at the crash site, and recently sent to France for further investigation. We hear...
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Researchers find 36 new security flaws in LTE protocol

10 hours ago   |   ZDnet

South Korean researchers apply fuzzing techniques to LTE protocol and find 51 vulnerabilities, of which 36 were new.
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Does the Nokia 7 Plus data leak affects US users? Probably not, here is why

12 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

If you've bought a Nokia smartphone, or plan to buy one, you might want to know a couple of things about privacy and security. In case you're not yet aware, HMD Global, the...
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CleanMyMac X 4.3

CleanMyMac X 4.3

16 hours ago   |   TidBITS

Adds the new Space Lens feature for building a storage map and revealing the biggest space wasters.
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Elon Musk defends tweets in SEC's contempt proceedings

17 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Tesla CEO Elon Musk argued Friday that his Twitter use did not violate a settlement agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and that the agency's request to...
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FEMA Leaked Data From 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors

18 hours ago   |   Wired   |   4 articles

The Homeland Security Department inspector general released a damning report about FEMA's inability to safeguard the personal info of the people it helped.
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No-one is safe in Pwn2Own 2019 as Edge, Firefox, Safari and Tesla fall

19 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser

Pwn2Own 2019 is currently running and if there is one thing which the contest admirably demonstrate it is that there is no such thing as a completely secure system. In the last...
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The damage of defaults

The damage of defaults

Apple popped out a new pair of AirPods this week. The design looks exactly like the old pair of AirPods. Which means I'm never going to use them because Apple's bulbous earbuds... Read more ...

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Review - Capitol Gains

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Review - Capitol Gains

I don't know why I'm in Washington DC; some lady just told me to be here. But there are civilians in distress, armed gangs roaming the streets, and me, my pals, and the second... Read more ...

How can sending data off to China be a mistake?

How can sending data off to China be a mistake?

It's not a mistake when software was written to explicitly collect and send user data, so why does this keep happening? Recently, the Nokia 7 Plus - the best phone from the new... Read more ...

12 new trailers you should watch this week

12 new trailers you should watch this week

On Monday, Apple is supposed to unveil its take on a movie and TV streaming service. It's not clear if it'll be a full-on Netflix competitor, or if it'll basically be a digital... Read more ...

4 ways social media platforms can stop hateful content after terror attacks

4 ways social media platforms can stop hateful content after terror attacks

The deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others critically injured, was streamed live on Facebook by the man... Read more ...

Report: Apple Considering Monthly Gaming Subscription Service

Report: Apple Considering Monthly Gaming Subscription Service

While Google is making waves in the gaming market with its Stadia streaming service , another tech giant is also looking how it can expand within the space: Apple. Bloomberg... Read more ...

This $50 set of Mr Beams Motion-Sensor Spotlights won't be on sale tomorrow

This $50 set of Mr Beams Motion-Sensor Spotlights won't be on sale tomorrow

These battery-operated spotlights offer 400 lumens of light covering 400 square feet each. Today only, Woot is offering a four-pack of Mr. Beams Motion-Sensing 400-Lumen... Read more ...

Apple's next iPhone might be able to wirelessly charge other devices

Apple's next iPhone might be able to wirelessly charge other devices

Huawei and Samsung recently introduced a helpful feature in some of their latest phones - the ability charge other devices wirelessly off of the new phones, allowing you to... Read more ...

New Android games to check out this week

New Android games to check out this week

The Google Play store is full of awesome apps that can help you with tasks or simply help you take a break and relax with an engaging game. But how do you know what ones you... Read more ...

Here's your chance to snatch Amazon's Fire 7 tablet for only $35

Here's your chance to snatch Amazon's Fire 7 tablet for only $35

Prime members can grab this 7-inch tablet at one of its best prices ever. Amazon has the Fire 7 tablet on sale right now for just $34.99 exclusively for Prime members. If... Read more ...