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Update: Morning attack on DNS provider resumes, internet burns

A cyberattack on Dyn, a major internet management company, has left a significant portion of the web in shambles, with users reporting issues with popular sites like Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Airbnb, and more.

New York City just shot down short-term Airbnb rentals, but the fight isn’t over

The governor of New York has signed a law that levies steep fees on property owners who advertise short-term rentals. Airbnb contends that it violates federal laws protecting freedom of speech.

If you could live anywhere on earth, this website tells you what you could afford

If you've ever considered living in another country, The World Awaits You will help narrow down the choices based on your budget. Once you decide on a cost of living, you can set further parameters to find cities that meet other needs.

The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know

It's been some time since Halley’s Comet ripped through our field of view, but remnants still remain in the form of the Orionids. Here's how to catch the ongoing meteor shower, and what to look out for when you do.

Meet PhiPal — a helmet activity tracker that calls for help when you can’t

After a close call on the ski slopes nearly took his life, Carlo Ciaramelletti created PhiPal, a smart helmet add-on that tracks an athlete's performance as well as provide a safety net in case of emergency.
Cool Tech

Groundbreaking adhesive tape will repel any liquid you can think of

Researchers in the Kota Lab at Colorado State University have created a Scotch Tape-style adhesive which is able to repel virtually any liquid you can think of. Here's why it's so exciting.
Product Review

Acer Swift 7 Review

Like a seasoned marathoner, Acer's rail-thin Swift 7 can still go the distance.

The best dryer you can buy

Dryers may be the afterthought when it comes to buying a laundry pair, but there are definitely some great features you may want when it comes to your new appliance, whether it's energy efficiency, steam, or sanitizing cycles.

Dehaze rebrands as Focalmark, brings along an app for your hashtag needs

Instagram hashtag curation tool Dehaze has officially rebranded itself as Focalmark. In addition to a new name and updated features, it also has a new mobile app for iOS and Android devices.
Movies & TV

From silver screen to tablet: The best movies on HBO Go and HBO Now

HBO Go and HBO Now are the latest streaming services for movies and a godsend for film lovers everywhere. Of course, with so many movies to choose from, there is no time to waste on duds. Whether you want a compelling drama or raucous…

Create a smart home on the cheap during Samsung's SmartThings sale

Turn your house into a modern-day smart home during Samsung's SmartThings sale. The sale heavily discounts a wide range of Samsung smart sensors, hubs, and home monitoring kits. You can save up to $75 during the sale, which is ends on…