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Razer Black Friday deals go live: mice, keyboard and laptops

Razer has also sent us their list of Black Friday discounts. We often recommend their mice and we certainly like their (admitedly expensive) laptops, …

Laptops

Peter Thiel might be trying to buy Gawker.com

Peter Thiel, the tech billionaire who helped bring down Gawker Media by secretly helping to fund Terry Bollea’s (aka Hulk Hogan) lawsuit against the …

Journalism

Black Friday discounts on already cheap monitors and Chromebooks from Acer

If you're after an affordable monitor, laptop or Chromebook, Acer is one of the sure ways to go. Here are the company's highlight discounts for Black …

Laptops

New leaked image shows off the Honor V10's near bezel-less display

Huawei’s Honor V9 is a solid smartphone that sells at a reasonable price, but you might want to hold off buying one: the handset’s successor, the …

Tablets

Australian gambling regulator: yes, loot boxes are gambling

The united fight against loot boxes isn’t slowing down. Following the recent news that Belgium and Hawaii are looking to ban the practice, it seems …

Gambling

During its earliest days in development, Windows was known by what name?

First developed in 1981 by computer scientist Chase Bishop who called the software project "Interface Manager," marketers at Microsoft …

Microsoft

New Facebook tool will show which Russian troll accounts you Liked or followed

It’s thought that around 146 million people may have seen Russian propaganda on social media platforms before and after the 2016 US election. For …

Internet Research Agency

10 beautiful screenshots for your next desktop wallpaper

Hodgedogs, aka Larah Johnson, is a clinical nurse. Born in America but living in Sweden, by day she handles medical matters, but by night she takes …

Medicine

You can now play the first level of Wolfenstein II for free

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus has received mostly great reviews since it launched almost a month ago, but if you’re still not sure about spending …

The Evil Within 2

Weird Keyboard Layouts: A Showcase

There’s no place like home row, am I right? “ASDF" and "JKL:” aren’t just the keys our fingers rest upon, they’re our friends. Fine, that may be a …

Language

AR firm sues Microsoft over HoloLens patent infringements

Microsoft has encountered a legal glitch in the development of its HoloLens headset. Connecticut-based company HoloTouch has filed a …

Patents

This limited edition Ring Video Doorbell sells for $100,000

Smart home accessory maker Ring channeled its inner Vertu on Wednesday with the announcement of the Ring Elite Crown Jewel.<p>As the name suggests, this …

Home Automation

Samsung to tease Galaxy S9 and S9+ as soon as January at CES

There’s no shortage of flagship smartphones to choose from this holiday season and there’s still time to score some pretty significant savings. If …

Samsung

Steam's annual Black Friday Sale is live with deals on thousands of games

Valve’s annual Steam Autumn Sale (also known as the Black Friday sale) kicked off moments ago with deals on more than 6,700 titles, many of which are …

Dark Souls

Apple reportedly just picked up AR start-up Vrvana for $30 million

Apple has reportedly spent about $30 million acquiring Canadian augmented reality firm Vrvana. The acquisition would indicate that Cupertino is …

Augmented Reality

Bosch's high-tech brake discs aim to reduce dust by 90 percent

Alternative fuel sources like hydrogen and electricity are heralded for their ability to cut emissions in automobiles, and rightfully so. What many …

Energy

For a limited time, get an IPVanish VPN subscription for less than $3/mo

As possibly the best VPN provider currently on the market, IPVanish is not the cheapest service you will find, but you get what you pay for. Speeds …

VPNs

Apple may launch iPhone SE 2 in the first half of 2018

Apple is preparing to launch an updated version of the iPhone SE early next year that’ll serve as an alternative to its pricey flagship iPhone X.<p>The …

IPhone SE

HPE chief Meg Whitman will step down in February

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that Meg Whitman will step down as CEO early next year.<p>Whitman was rumored to be in the running for the …

Meg Whitman

PUBG may be officially launched in China but with socialist modifications

No stranger to the online gaming community, Tencent has plans to make sure PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has a successful launch in China. After some …

China

Microsoft confirms that gaming can drain the Surface Book 2's battery even when plugged in

While most reviews of the Surface Book 2 peg it as a powerful, competent, and versatile 2-in-1, some noticed issues with its battery life, especially …

Microsoft

Russia warns Google of retaliatory measures if government-backed news sites are downranked

Earlier this week, Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt said Google would lower the visibility of articles from government-funded Russian outlets RT and …

Russia

Belgium and Hawaii look to ban loot boxes, ask others to do the same

People have strong feelings about the increasing number of full-priced games containing loot boxes.Things reached a tipping point with Star Wars …

Star Wars Battlefront

Millions of devices could be at risk from Intel Management Engine vulnerabilities

Intel has issued a security advisory over security flaws on its PC, server, and Internet-of-Things processors that make the platforms vulnerable to …

Information Security

Before becoming the web's default video platform, YouTube was designed to become a...?

Former PayPal employees Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim developed YouTube in 2005 and the site's conception story depends on which of the …

Paypal

2016 Uber breach exposed details of 57 million customers; company paid hackers $100,000 to cover it up

What a year it’s been for Uber: an investigation into workplace sexism, Greyball, the Hell Software, lawsuits, the medical records scandal, …

Security

11 Tech Products Were Supposed to Fail... But Didn't

You'll often find that when a new product or service fails, there’s a line of people waiting to say, “I told you so.” But despite initially looking …

Super Mario Odyssey

Valve still trying to stop Steam user review manipulation

Valve has been waging war against review manipulation for some time now. Back in September, it began adding histograms to review pages to allow users …

Usability

YouTube returns to Amazon's Echo Show with a new (and improved) look

Amazon’s Echo Show smart home speaker was dealt a major blow in September when Google removed the device’s ability to play videos from YouTube. Now, …

Amazon

Several popular websites use scripts to record visitor activity

Most of us have come to accept that some of our information is going to be tracked when using the Internet. We have gotten used to seeing ads for …

Privacy