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Social Media

60 percent of government data requests from Facebook come with a gag order

Facebook's new transparency report highlights that not only are government requests up, but 60 percent of them also come with a gag order, preventing Facebook from notifying users that their data is being requested.

New Android malware disguises itself as a Chrome update

A team of researchers from Zscaler have discovered new malware that hides in the form of an Android Google Chrome update. If installed, it can seriously ruin your day, and can only be cured by a factory reset of your device.
Movies & TV

The Nice Guys gets a retro, nostalgia-inducing trailer

The latest trailer for Shane Black's odd-couple action movie The Nice Guys serves up a retro preview of the film that would be right at home in its '70s-era setting, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

XCOM 2 getting five more official mods from Long War Studios starting today

Long War Studios is working with Firaxis to create five more official mods for XCOM 2 over the next few months, the first of which is available today.

Seagate finally enters market for helium-filled hard drives

Two years after Western Digital's HGST, Seagate is now shipping helium-filled hard drives to enterprise customers. Helium reduces friction and energy usage, which can be crucial in an enterprise context.
Movies & TV

Marvel’s WHIH news service has more breaking news on Captain America: Civil War

The third in a series of viral-style, faux news reports, the latest spot for Captain America: Civil War features a WHIH Newsfront debate about how much collateral damage is acceptable to incur while saving the world.

Porsche’s 960 sports car will be a mid-engined, 8-cylinder Ferrari killer

Rumor has it that Porsche is currently building a mid-engined, eight-cylinder sports car to take on Ferrari's 488. The model will be called the 960 and will slot below the 918 supercar.

Analysts lay out conflict between old fogies and youngbloods on self-driving tech

A J.D. Power study shows that younger drivers are more interested in driverless cars than their elders. This will impact the acceptance of the emerging tech as more manufacturers implement autonomous features.
Cool Tech

Mad scientist Colin Furze built a hoverbike and (somehow) didn’t lose his limbs

Backyard inventor and Yotuber Colin Furze made a hoverbike in his garage, flew it around the British countryside, and somehow didn't die loose his limbs.

Turn 10 announces Forza beta for PC, details what your PC needs to hit the apex

Turn 10 Studios details the system requirements for Forza Motorsport 6: Apex, as well as officially announcing that the game's open beta is set to begin next week.

Can a 310-hp Volkswagen Golf GTI become king of the ‘Ring?

Volkswagen is celebrating the GTI's 40th birthday with a limited-edition model called Clubsport S. Set to bow next week, the Clubsport S will use a turbocharged 2.0-liter four tuned to pump out 310 horsepower.