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Snowden shows how to make your phone work for you in Vice News interview

VIce News airs tonight with co-founder Shane Smith interviewing self-exiled whistle blower Edward Snowden, discussing everything from government surveillance to how to preserve our own personal privacy.
Computing

New Geforce GTX 1080 cards from Zotac will strut their stuff at Computex

Zotac is teasing customers as the company plans to showcase new cards based on Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 chip next week during Computex. One of them is based on Nvidia's Founders Edition design, while the other two fall under Zotac's AMP…
Web

Facebook and Microsoft dive underwater to lay a new internet cable to Europe

In an effort to keep up with growing demand for high-speed online services, Facebook and Microsoft have joined to forces to lay a transatlantic data cable that'll mark "an important new step in building the next generation infrastructure of…
Computing

The new gaming mouse from Tt eSports packs a crazy 16,000 DPI laser sensor

Tt eSports has added a new gaming mouse to its Level 10 lineup that packs a laser sensor capable of 16,000 DPI. It also has honeycombed-based ventilation to keep your hand cool during long marathons.
Computing

Overclocker smashes RAM speed record, hits 5GHz with G.Skill memory and MSI motherboard

Well-known overclocker Toppc managed to push G.Skill's Trident Z DDR4 memory clock speed limit past 5GHz using a MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC motherboard, a downclocked Intel Core i5-6600K "Skylake" processor, and lots of liquid nitrogen. Fun…
Business

Patent troll VirnetX demands shutdown of Apple’s FaceTime and iMessage

A patent troll called VirnetX just won a $626 million patent dispute with Apple, however the company is now trying to have the offending apps, iMessage and FaceTime, shut down. VirnetX is also seeking an extra $190 million in damages.
Web

Say goodbye to ‘12345’: Microsoft is banning your lame passwords

Microsoft has had enough of your bad passwords, and is compiling a list of commonly used passwords that you'll no longer be able to use. That's right, no more using 'password' or '12345' in place of a real password.
Giveaways

DT Giveaway: SanDisk Extreme 900 portable SSD

Looking for a new portable hard drive? You could buy one, or you could enter to win a 960GB SanDisk Extreme 900 Series SSD, a slim external hard drive that weighs in at just under half a pound. The SanDisk’s temperature and…
Computing

MSI has a ton of new products for Computex, including a VR PC that fits in your backpack

MSI has put its Computex 2016 cards on the table, showing it will sport a handful of VR-ready gaming laptops and a backpack PC for VR gaming on the go. Other products include gaming desktops, motherboards, and a GTX 1080 Founders Edition…
Mobile

Lenovo: Motorola product transition was 'not successful' in North America

Lenovo has made it clear that its acquisition of Motorola from Google did not go the way it would have liked. The company is splitting strategies -- one to focus on China, and the other to boost the Motorola brand in the rest of the world.
Computing

You can finally pre-order Asus' massive liquid-cooled gaming laptop 1:23

We spent a few minutes playing with Asus' liquid-cooled gaming laptop back in October, but now the specifications are official and the massive machine has even popped up for pre-sale at a sky-high $5,000.
Computing

Report blasts U.S. for controlling nukes with floppy disks, but it’s not all bad

From floppy disks to computers running Windows 3.1, a new report from the Government Accountability Office paints federal agencies as behind the times. But there may be reason to use older hardware.