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Mobile

Apple to rehire security expert in wake of showdown with FBI

Apple said its upcoming iPhone and iCloud services would be more secure thanks to its recent showdown with the FBI. Now, the Cupertino, California, company has rehired security expert Jon Callas.
Photography

Meet the camera that shows you a stranger’s images instead of your own

A French artist and engineer has created a wacky Raspberry Pi-powered camera that not only doesn't show you the image you took, but instead display someone else's from Google Image search.
Computing

FBI finally warns private businesses about snooping KeySweeper devices

The FBI has issued a warning to private businesses about KeySweeper, a gadget revealed in January 2015 that looks like a mobile device charger but sniffs out and captures keystrokes transmitted by wireless keyboards from…
Computing

Thermaltake ditches mechanical keys to build an affordable, feature-packed keyboard

Tt eSPORTS launched the Challenger Edge, a gaming keyboard with membrane keys that packs plenty of features for a very low price. The company has positioned it as the affordable alternative to extravagant mechanical keyboards.
Virtual Reality

Which VR headset should you spring for? We tried them all, and the winner is clear

Virtual reality is finally going mainstream, but which headset is right for your needs and budget? Check out a few of our favorites, whether you want the best of the best or a budget-based alternative that's specifically designed for your…
Computing

SteelSeries has a modular gaming mouse with a built-in OLED screen and tactile alerts

SteelSeries has launched the Rival 700, a modular mouse for PC gamers packed with an OLED screen and a Tactile Alerts system sending vibrations up through the user's hand. The mouse also sports RGB lighting supporting 16.8 million colors.
Computing

Researchers break wireless bandwidth record with 6-gigabit connection

A German research team has broken new ground in wireless data communication by achieving the highest transmission rate to date while beaming information across a span of 23 miles.
Business

15,000 may be out of work if Nokia rumors are true

It turns out that Nokia's announcement for a couple of thousand job cuts in Finland and Germany may just be the tip of the iceberg, as a rumor doing the rounds suggests that it could cut as many as 15,000 positions in the coming months.
Computing

Upcoming MacBook Pro update could kill function keys, replace them with touchscreen

Apple may be giving its MacBook Pro line a shot in the arm later this year, with a new touch-sensitive function bar, thinner, lighter design, and Touch ID security.
Mobile

Google spokesperson says company is cooperating fully with Paris authorities

Google's Paris headquarters have been raided by French authorities, in connection with an ongoing tax evasion investigation. France is seeking nearly $1.76 billion in back taxes from the search giant.
Computing

Leaks suggest Nvidia has 1080Ti and a new Titan in the works

If the leaked specifications for the rumored Pascal 1080Ti and Titan from Nvidia turn out to be true, it seems more than likely that they will steal this generation's performance crown. The question remains, can AMD compete at the…
Computing

Have you been hacked? These four websites can tell you

Hacking is difficult to defend against because there's often no indication you've been compromised until damage is done. Thankfully, these four monitoring websites can tell you if your accounts have been involved in a breach.