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Movies & TV

Thank You Ashley Madison: A TV show based on the site is in the works

A scripted TV series loosely based on Ashley Madison, the infamously hacked infidelity website, is currently in the early stages of development. It's tentatively being called Thank You Ashley Madison.
Computing

Security researcher zeroes in on possible Ashley Madison hacker

With a half million Canadian dollar bounty on the line, everyone's searching for the team behind the Ashley Madison attack, and Krebs may have made a huge step towards cracking the case.
Product Review

Amazon Dash Button Review

Yes, pushing a button to order toilet paper is as frivolous as it sounds.
Web

Google Map Maker relaunches in U.S. complete with anti-prank safeguards

Google's Map Maker tool for improving Maps was taken offline earlier this year following the infamous "peeing Android" incident. On Tuesday the Web company relaunched the editing tool, complete with anti-prank safeguards.
Gaming

Look out, Twitch – here comes YouTube Gaming

From today, gaming fans can check out YouTube Gaming, the company's much anticipated Twitch-like streaming service that promises 25,000 pages for various game titles, live streams, archived gameplay footage, and more.
Computing

Ashley Madison execs hacked competitors, emails suggest

The fortunes of Ashley Madison continue take a further turn for the worse, as emails between the company's CEO and CTO appear to suggest that plans were made in 2012 to hack a competing service.
Web

Ashley Madison offers $380K reward in bid to catch hackers

As the fallout continues in the wake of the Ashley Madison hack, the company behind the website, Avid Life Media, has announced a $380,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those involved.
Mobile

Google Maps now detects and prompts you to share photos of food

A new feature of Google Maps automatically detects pictures of food and prompts users to share, upload, and tag them. It's part of Google's effort to fill gaps in its database of local businesses.
Web

Two commit suicide over Ashley Madison leak, say police

The Toronto Police reported two suicides in connection to the hack of Ashely Madison accounts in July at a press conference.
Computing

McAfee has an interesting theory about the Ashley Madison hack

John McAfee, the famous security entrepreneur, has a theory about the Ashley Madison hack. He thinks it was an inside job by a rogue female employee, but his reasoning isn't entirely sound.
Web

Demonstrating the power of journalism, John Oliver may prompt IRS crackdown

Following John Oliver's impassioned Last Week Tonight segment on the issue, the IRS is facing significant criticism and pressure to conduct a more thorough investigation of televangelists and their use of tax-exempt donations.
Mobile

Stories you missed this week: An Apple Music festival, bizarre bike pedals, and more

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.