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Google blocks Kickass Torrents in Chrome and Firefox due to ‘harmful programs’

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting popular torrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT) are seeing a malware warning today. Whether you’re going to http://kat.cr or https://kat.cr, you’ll get a message cautioning you to go no further.<p>This issue only affects those browsers because Google’s Safe …

Google rolling out redesigned Maps for web inspired by Material Design, mobile apps

Google looks to be rolling out a redesigned version of Google Maps on the web that introduces a tweaked user interface that in many ways mirrors its mobile app experience on both Android and iOS. As pictured above, Maps gets a redesigned menu/sidebar/search UI that is clearly inspired by Material …

Apps

How The Internet’s Most Prolific Map Designer Creates His Viral Worlds

To mark the publication of his first book, 17-year-old designer Martin Vargic tells us what inspires his maps, and how he works.<p>Where once they were done under the quill of cartographers, maps today are made by satellite. But Slovakian designer Martin Vargic’s maps are different. Although they …

LogMeIn buys LastPass for $125 million

Remote computer-access company LogMeIn has acquired popular password-management company LastPass for $125 million, LogMeIn says in a statement today. The company says the deal is "expected to close in the coming weeks."<p>According to the statement, LogMeIn is planning to merge LastPass with another …

Apple removing ad blockers that install root certificates from the App Store

Apple this evening has removed a handful of apps from the App Store that install root certificates of their own. By installing their own root certificate, the app developers could theoretically gain access to encrypted traffic from users. Among some of the apps being removed are a select number of …

Apps

Google's new Chromecast is still the easiest way to make your TV smart

Sometimes, the best products are the ones that are the simplest. Google's Chromecast, an HDMI dongle that lets you "cast" videos, music and apps to a …

Smart TV