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Watch PORN online? You've probably been infected by a computer VIRUS

GETTY • PICTURE POSED BY MODELThe latest malware attack affected both PornHub and YouPorn, two incredibly popular porn websites<p>A number of high …

Cybersecurity

This anecdote about Google's CEO missing a meeting shows what Alphabet structure will be like

Google announced in August that it planned to blow up its corporate structure by forming a new parent company called Alphabet to allow its different businesses to operate independently and move faster.<p>Google's core business — which encompasses search, YouTube, and Android — will separate from …

Sundar Pichai

YouTube Is Prepping Its Subscription Launch: Two Services, One Price

$10 for ad-free music -- and ad-free everything else on YouTube -- per month.<p>YouTube, which spent the first 10 years of its life as a free service, is getting ready to start selling tickets.<p>Google’s video site appears to be finalizing launch plans for its long-in-the-making subscription service, …

Music Industry

Samsung will pay you up to $120 for buying a Galaxy S6, Note 5 on an installment plan

Despite making some of its very best smartphones this year, Samsung has faced an uphill battle convincing customers to buy devices like the Galaxy S6 and Note 5. The company has already cut the price of its flagship S6 and S6 Edge just months after launch, and now the company is launching a new …

Google Nexus announcement: 5 things to expect at Tuesday's event

Apple, Samsung, Sony, and Motorola all unveiled new phones over the past two months. Now it's Google's turn.<p>At an event on Tuesday, Google will unveil this year's new Nexus phones and kick off the launch of Android Marshmallow. It'll probably have more than that up its sleeve, too. Reports are …

Mobile Technology

Lightweight, Plug-and-Play Portable Wind Turbines are Coming

Free energy that fits in a bag, courtesy of Janulus<p>This is astonishing. The guys over at sustainable product company Janulus have developed a …

Aaron ('Steve Jobs') Sorkin takes a swipe at Apple's Tim Cook

Tim Cook probably should have screened this season’s two Steve Jobs movies—Alex Gibney’s little documentary and Aaron Sorkin’s big-budget work of …

iPhone 6S teardown confirms smaller battery

Can you believe the iPhone 6s was disassembled to its tiniest bits already, hours after it became available in stores? Yes, yes you can, because it …

Russia Shows Off Robotic Cockroach

Say, is this house bugged?<p>The secret roach’s name was Death's Head, aka Blaberus Cranifer, and it came from Russia on a mission. It is a small, mechanical beast, styled after the death's head cockroach. According to Russian state-owned Sputnik news site, it was built in seven months by a group at …

How to make your own Google Cardboard headset

Ever since the launch of Google Cardboard back in 2014, virtual reality has slowly been making its way to the masses. Not only are more and more manufacturers producing higher-end headsets such as the Samsung Gear VR and the Oculus Rift, there are also a slew of super affordable options available …

Google Cardboard

Take Your Photography to the Next Level with Tethered Shooting

We’re excited to share that our friends at Tether Tools and the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) have come together to create the …

Photography

Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 Includes Dehaze and Blur Reduction

Today, Adobe announced its latest version of Photoshop Elements, its consumer-focused photo editing app that can still be purchased as a standalone …

BlackBerry confirms it will launch a new Android smartphone called Priv

BlackBerry has finally confirmed its intentions to launch an Android smartphone, after months of speculation and leaks.<p>In its second quarter financial results, BlackBerry today said it “plans to launch a flagship handheld device that will run on the Android operating system with BlackBerry …

Mobile Technology

Lens Battle: No B.S. Lens Comparisons Using Side-by-Side Sample Photos

Polarr is on a product launching frenzy. Back in February, the startup launched version 2.0 of its browser-based photo editor. In June, it launched …

Architizer

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Modern Architecture

Selfies now kill more people per year than sharks

We’ve had an unusually high number of shark attacks so far this year, but even so, Condé Nast Traveler has reported that <i>even more</i> people have died in 2015 due to selfies.<p>That’s right. It turns out that a bad mix of vanity and not paying attention to one’s surroundings is far more deadly to human …

Selfies