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PUBG for Xbox One leaves early access on Sept. 4

And Xbox players will get their first look at Sanhok to celebrate<p><i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> on Xbox One is finally exiting early access, developer PUBG Corp. announced during the Gamescom episode of Inside Xbox. The game will enter its full release on Sept. 4.<p>The game’s official release will …

Gaming Industry

Logitech’s new Pro Wireless mouse is already an Overwatch League champion

And it looks subtle enough to be used in the office too<p>“For gamers, by gamers” may be Razer’s tagline, but it’s the approach taken by literally every gaming hardware company out there. The surest route to earning the respect of gaming enthusiasts is to earn (or buy) the endorsement of professional …

Overwatch League

Will I get penalized for retiring early and tapping into my 401(k) plan? Ask a Fool

If you have enough to retire early, your age doesn't need to be an obstacle.<p><b>Question: I have enough money to retire, but I'm not 59½ years old yet. Will I get penalized for retiring and tapping into my 401(k)?</b><p><i>Answer:</i> No, not necessarily. There are provisions in the 401(k) rules that can allow early …

Retirement

2018 Pwnie Awards: Who Pwned, Who Got Pwned

A team of security experts round up the best and worst of the year in cybersecurity at Black Hat 2018.

Black Hat

Apple macOS vulnerability paves the way for system compromise with a single click

Tampering with two lines of code unveiled a serious bug which could lead to full system compromise.<p>A security researcher uncovered a zero-day in …

Information Security

Hackers Found a (Not-So-Easy) Way to Make the Amazon Echo a Spy Bug

Since smart speakers like the Amazon Echo first began to appear in homes across the world, the security community has come to see them as a prime …

Amazon Echo

I've saved enough at age 28 that I'll be a multimillionaire by retirement, and I used Warren Buffett's favorite investing strategy to do it

I recently turned 28, and I've already saved over a quarter of a million dollars.<p>By itself, that factoid had earned me a surprising amount of publicity. But for all the immediate headline-grabbing power of the statement, there's a far more impressive implication lurking underneath its surface. (The …

Retirement

How to Use a 529 Plan When Your Child Wins a Scholarship

Even if your child wins a full scholarship, you can use money from a 529 college-savings plan for things other than tuition without triggering taxes …

College & University

After '3 Weeks of Pain,' an American With a Broken Shoulder Finished Last in the Tour de France. Why He Kept Riding Is Truly Inspiring

Lawson Craddock crashed and broke his shoulder on the first day of this year's Tour de France. Yet he kept riding. And not just for himself.<p>Lawson Craddock just finished 145th in the Tour de France, earning him the informal title of "lanterne rouge," the last-placed rider based on overall time. He …

Tour de France

23 Jokes Only "Parks And Rec" Fans Will Appreciate

"The wooooooo-oooorst."

Adam Scott

Fidelity's Roth IRA for Kids Sees Strong Growth as Parents Prioritize Giving the Next Generation a Head Start on Retirement - Fidelity

BOSTON — Fidelity Investments® today announced growth in new accounts and total assets for its Fidelity® Roth IRA for Kids remain strong since the …

Retirement

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World's Dumbest Idea

We’re all drunks looking under the lamppost.”<br>—Aviv Nevo, professor of economics, University of Pennsylvania, speaking at the European Central Bank’s annual gathering of leading economists in Sintra, Portugal.<p>Today’s <i>New York Times</i> tells us that wages should be rising, since we live in a world in …

Economics

Hot Cheetos and Takis under fire after snacking teen needs gallbladder removal

A teen regularly ate bags of snacks such as Hot Cheetos and Takis before stomach pains led to a surgery removing her gallbladder. Now her mom wants such snacks put on notice.<p>That's according to Memphis, Tennessee's WREG-TV, which spoke to Rene Craighead about her daughter's four-bag-a-week habit …

Snacks

Woman Informs Husband That He Made New Friend

ANN ARBOR, MI—Noting that the two had really seemed to hit it off at the neighborhood barbeque, Sheila Glaspy informed her husband Mark that he had …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

Trump Doesn’t Understand His Own Trade War

Today's Agenda<p>Trump doesn't seem to understand China or how to win trade wars.<br>• Trump’s Scottish golf course says a lot about him.<br>• It's too late for the Justice Department to stop the AT&T/Time Warner deal.<br>• Corporate earnings season is no relief for the stock market.<p>There Must Be Some …

Roth conversion ladder: How to fund your early retirement

Though financial independence and early retirement (FIRE) can offer many people a sense of freedom, it comes with a host of questions — chief among …

What is Shodan? The search engine for everything on the internet

Shodan is the search engine for everything on the internet. While Google and other search engines index only the web, Shodan indexes pretty much …

How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded

Digital assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are designed to learn more about you as they listen, and part of doing so is to record conversations you’ve had with them to learn your tone of voice, prompts, and requests. Recently, this feature-not-a-bug has landed Amazon in a string of …

Seth Meyers perfectly summarizes what parents need to do for "children" in their 20s

Comedian Seth Meyers ought to be pretty confident about his talent these days. He’s the host of his own late-night show, NBC’s <i>Late Night with Seth</i> Meyers, and his performance emceeing this year’s Golden Globes, the first major Hollywood awards night held after the fall of movie producer Harvey …

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and documents. This is currently only available …

IBM warns of instant breaking of encryption by quantum computers: 'Move your data today'

Welcome to the future transparency of today as quantum computers reveal all currently encrypted secrets -- a viable scenario within just a few …

Cisco critical flaw warning: These 10/10 severity bugs need patching now

Cisco's software for managing software-defined networks has three critical, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.<p><i>Cisco patches critical Smart Install</i> …

Xiaomi overtakes Apple in China, Apple relegated to ‘Others,’ Samsung sales halved

UBS predicted earlier this month that Apple would continue to see declining sales in China as competition from local vendors increases, and the latest data from Canalys suggests that this is exactly what’s happened.<p>The company reports that local brand Xiaomi overtook Apple to take fourth place in …

Top 10

Fantasy Baseball: Trade value rankings for the top-250 in Rotisserie

Should Patrick Corbin be valued like an ace now? What's an appropriate return for Ronald Acuna or Sean Manaea? Scott White has the answers in his …

Fantasy Baseball

Google mandates TLS encrypted connections for Android apps

All networks considered hostile.

Stop Ending Your Speeches With 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders, or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp, and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, …

Cybersecurity: How to devise a winning strategy

Cybersecurity incidents and breaches can seriously damage a company, making it imperative that security risk management is integral to corporate …

Malware attacks leveraging MS Word documents grew by 33% in Q4

Amidst a major rise in zero-day malware attacks in Q4 2017, researchers have observed how hackers are increasingly using Microsoft Office documents …