Game gifting comes to the Xbox One's online store

If you've ever wanted to gift an Xbox One game but didn't want to saddle the recipient with a physical copy (or an impersonal gift card), you're in luck. So long as you're part of the Xbox Insider Program, Microsoft's promised game gifting feature i…
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Original Post: Game gifting comes to the Xbox One's online store

US pressured North Korea by overwhelming hackers with data traffic

The US is no stranger to hacking North Korea, but it's usually in a bid to directly thwart the country's military ambitions. Now, however, those attacks are being used as a diplomatic strategy. The Washington Post has learned that President Trump o…
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Original Post: US pressured North Korea by overwhelming hackers with data traffic

FBI won't be forced to reveal San Bernardino iPhone hacking tool

The Associated Press, USA Today and Vice News have failed in their attempt to reveal the hacking tool the FBI used to access San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook's iPhone. Judge Tanya Chutkan denied their request in a summary judgment ruling issued…
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Original Post: FBI won't be forced to reveal San Bernardino iPhone hacking tool

The best foam mattresses you can buy online

By Kevin Purdy

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Rea…
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Original Post: The best foam mattresses you can buy online

After Math: Fly me to the Moon (and then on to Mars)

This was a stellar week for space exploration. Elon Musk showed off a new rocket and announced plans to colonize Mars by 2022. Lockheed Martin showed of its prototype all-in-one rocket-spacecraft design. And the US and Russia agreed to go live on the…
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Original Post: After Math: Fly me to the Moon (and then on to Mars)

It took six months for my Nintendo Switch to run out of space

When Nintendo announced that its next game console was going to come with just 32GB of internal storage, my heart sank. I'd been planning to go all digital for the Nintendo Switch — making it a portable console that always had my favorite games on t…
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Original Post: It took six months for my Nintendo Switch to run out of space

Google hints Assistant is nearly ready for Chromebooks

Google's October 4th event might include more for Chrome OS fans than the rumored Pixelbook. David Cannon and 9to5Google have spotted multiple app references to Google Assistant coming to Chromebooks. Google's Home app notes that some Assistant app…
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Original Post: Google hints Assistant is nearly ready for Chromebooks

SEC accuses two digital coin creators of ripping off investors

While initial coin offerings aren't prohibited in the US like they are in China and South Korea, authorities are still keeping a close eye on them. Case in point: the US Securities and Exchange Commission's first ICO-related charges brought against a…
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Original Post: SEC accuses two digital coin creators of ripping off investors