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Volkswagen Is Finally Adding USB Ports

The switch will take place for all 2016 model year vehicles.<p>That's right, folks. Break out the cigars and pop open your bottle of finest brandy. Volkswagen is officially dumping its oft-maligned MDI, or media device interface, for USB ports. The switchover will be global, but we'll see the change …

At Last, This Revenge Porn Kingpin Has Been Stopped

Remember Craig Brittain? Hopefully not. The wannabe unibrow won attention a few years ago for running a truly evil revenge porn racket called Is …

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I spotted an Apple Watch on the train this morning, and now I’m a believer

The man to whom I gave a gentle push so that I might fit inside the crowded commuter train this morning was wearing an Apple Watch.<p>As the train stopped in a tunnel, the man apparently received a reminder on his wrist, and when he raised his wrist I got a clear view. No, it wasn’t one of the …

This Super Slow-Mo Video Shows How Complex Cameras Are

Cameras are so ubiquitous that it’s easy to forget what amazing pieces of technology they are, high-end DSLRs in particular. Check out this 10,000 fps footage from The Slow Mo Guys if you want to see just how complex.<p>As the video explains, DSLRs use clever optical tricks to get everything done. A …

How the Scorpion Lost Its Tail (And Its Anus)

Many lizards can break off their tails when they’re in danger. Many spiders can do the same to their legs. This is called autotomy. The body parts have in-built lines of weakness that can easily tear, and the wounds tend to rapidly close and heal. Usually, the limbs grow back. The animal …

Don’t take those Spigen Galaxy S6 cases too seriously

Here we go again. Spigen, the well-known case manufacturer, is trying to squeeze out some early SEO juice by putting up cases for a highly anticipated device that is still weeks away. It happened with the One (M8), Nexus 5, and a few other devices, and it’s now happening with the Galaxy S6.<p>The …

Russian ruble drops 7 percent as economy shrinks

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian currency extended its losses on Monday after a report showed the economy has started shrinking in annual terms for the …

Now at the Sands Casino: An Iranian Hacker in Every Server

Most gamblers were still asleep, and the gondoliers had yet to pole their way down the ersatz canal in front of the Venetian casino on the Las Vegas …