City of Austin is hoping the blockchain can help protect the homeless

Blockchain technology is most often discussed in terms of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but the ledger has implications beyond a new kind of currency. Governments and private organizations are seeking...

Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem?

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Hackers broke into a casino’s high-roller database through a fish tank

With connected devices multiplying every year, security flaws are increasing as well, and every device can provide access to your network. One casino found that out the hard way with...

How Facebook gives an asymmetric advantage to negative messaging

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How to send webpages from Google Chrome to your Android phone

Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world, and there’s a high chance it’s your browser of choice on both your PC and your phone. But what do...

Retro old-school shooter ‘Ion Maiden’ is being released on a floppy disk

3D Realms is going back to the future with Ion Maiden, a retro-styled adventure using the 20-year-old engine that powered Duke Nukem. The studio recently showcased the limited-edition floppy disk...

The best color laser printers of 2018

Laser printers are a godsend, but choosing a model for your home or office isn't always easy. Thankfully, we've rounded up three of the best models when it comes to...

Citing monkey business, court refuses to toss simian selfie lawsuit

Who owns the rights to an image taken by a monkey? Although an agreement was reached between the photographer and PETA, the court says there are other issues to consider...

Acer Nitro 5 Spin vs. Dell XPS 15 2-in-1

The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a curious machine. It’s a convertible 2-in-1, with the usual hinged design that allows the display to spin a full 360 degrees into tablet...

Ewoks are on a rampage in the upcoming limited-time ‘Battlefront II’ event

One of the great debates in the Star Wars universe is how a ragtag bunch of pint-sized furballs could have defeated the heavily armed Stormtroopers in Return of the Jedi....

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Micromax Canvas Selfie 2 will come with 13-megapixel camera, Android Nougat...

Micromax prepares to add another smartphone to its Canvas family. It is the Canvas Selfie 2. Although the company didn't officially launch the...