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Hacked? No problem, says Ashley Madison, whose user base is “still growing”

A little hacking never hurt nobody. At least, that's the mantra Ashley Madison is repeating, as the adultery website reports that it is "still growing" despite the recent hack that compromised millions of data records.

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John McAfee: How no one got laid on Ashley Madison

How could it be that tens of millions of men paid up to $1,000 or more to find cheating housewives at Ashley Madison and none of them managed to do it? Notorious security expert John McAfee explains all.

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U.S. said to be considering sanctions against China over cyberthefts

The Obama administration is reportedly considering economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals that it believes have benefitted from cyberthefts. The unprecedented action could be announced in the coming weeks, the Washington Post said.

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Google will automatically pause Flash ads and videos in Chrome starting Sept. 1

Google is joining the ranks of companies sounding the death knell of Adobe’s Flash: The company announced that it will automatically pause Flash content in its Chrome browser starting Sept. 1.

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Stories you missed this week: Wiz Khalifa ‘hoverboard’ arrest, the next Hummer

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. We've got news of Apple's iPhone 6S September 9 event and more.

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Google adding personalized hurricane warnings to its search results

The search giant has added some extra personalization features to its platform, giving you more accurate advice and up-to-the-minute forecasts whenever you run a search for a storm.

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Popcorn Time says Hollywood is far too greedy

Internet users are turning to illegal means for their movie and television fixes because the authorized alternatives are hampered by restrictions and high prices, say some of the Popcorn Time team.

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YouTube subscriptions are coming

Rumors of a YouTube subscription service have been rumbling in the background all year, but a new report suggests a revamped version of Music Key and a separate plan are launching soon.

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Red Rhino stampedes where Apple, Amazon and Roku refuse to tread: Porn.

The Rhino Box is an Android-based set top box that walks the line on serving up boatloads of content. Max of 155 characters (counting spaces)

  • Pros: Good design and solid build , Plenty of ports to work with…
  • Cons: Kodi customization somewhat limited , Tricky navigation for…

State-by-state Ashley Madison breakdown shows DC is our nation’s adultery capitol

We dive deep into the users of Ashley Madison, looking at how many paid users there are in each state and how much they spent. We find that Washington D.C. and New Jersey top a lot of our lists.

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The latest casualty of the Ashley Madison hack is CEO Noel Biderman

Noel Biderman, who actually runs Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media, has stepped down following what is possibly the largest public airing of dirty laundry in the history of the Internet.

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Discovery’s new VR site shows off its first immersive videos

Love Discovery? Curious about virtual reality? If so, you'd better head straight to Discovery VR where you'll find a bunch of short-form VR videos from the channel that mark the start of its exploration of the medium.

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Faster in-flight Wi-Fi from Gogo will cost you an arm and a leg

Taking advantage of our dependence on being online are in-flight Wi-Fi providers, who are now charging truly exorbitant amounts for their services on an already expensive mode of transportation.

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Street View’s attempt to capture tomato-throwing festival squashed by revelers

It may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but Google ended up having to pulp its plan to capture Street View imagery at Spain's famous tomato-throwing festival after its car and camera were damaged by exuberant revelers.

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