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U.K. lawmakers assail Whatsapp for unreadable encrypted messages

Encryption is under the British government's sights once again, this time because the person who targeted Westerminster, London, on March 22, used Whatsapp before commencing his attack.
Computing

Wikileaks’ ‘Vault 7’ proves Big Brother and criminal hackers use the same tricks

The Vault 7 papers shed light on the CIA, its techniques, and its relationship with other agencies and the world of cybercrime. The revelations are troubling, but also offer insight into the serious problems facing security and privacy…
Deals

Score up to 48 percent off these popular Lenovo laptops for a limited time

For a limited time Amazon is offering the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11E Touchscreen Convertible Ultrabook for 48 percent off (only $300) and the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook for 30 percent off (209).
Computing

How to install Microsoft Edge Extensions

The Anniversary Update for Windows 10 brought with it the ability to install extensions in Microsoft Edge -- and the Creators Update looks to keep them around. Here, we show you how to install extensions via the Windows Store.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Self-cleaning gym bags and coffee table Pong

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't technically buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Computing

FedEx is paying people to use Adobe Flash for Office Print service

FedEx really wants you to use Adobe Flash if you're designing and printing signs, banners, posters, and more from the comfort of your web browser, so much so that it's actually paying people to install it.
Outdoors

CityConnect is creating a ‘Pokemon Go’-style augmented reality app for cyclists

By creating an augmented reality app for cyclists, CityConnect's aim is to enhance the cycling experience with elements of game playing. Players will be rewarded for following traffic laws and acting responsibly.
Mobile

The pen is mightier than the finger: The best styli for all your needs

The stylus is currently undergoing a resurgence, namely due to the popularity of tablets. Here are some of our favorites models for doodlers and note-takers alike, from the Adonit Pixel to the Apple Pencil.
Computing

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

Chrome OS hasn't been the most tablet-friendly operating system, but the latest stable version, Chrome OS 57, introduces a couple of features that will make the growing number of touchscreen devices more attractive.
Gaming

Play the role of a cheapskate with these 5 free RPGs

Just because you want to play a premium RPG, doesn't mean you have to a pay a premium price. These five role-playing titles will allow you to explore distant galaxies and familiar worlds without dropping a dime.
Computing

This is how OneDrive works in Windows 10 1:33

In Windows 10, OneDrive is turning into a central sync and storage hub that offers robust compatibility across apps, devices, and platforms. Here's how to make the most of the feature on your Windows-based machine.
Computing

Tempted by the dark side? Here's what you need to know about the Dark Web

There's more to the Dark Web than Silk Road. Here, we talk about what the term entails, the risks involved with exploring it, and how to navigate it should you decide to do so.