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Popular gaming outlet Curse is now part of the Amazon-owned Twitch empire

Amazon's Twitch has revealed the popular gaming media outlet Curse is now part of its family. Curse provides a desktop client for PC gamers along with add-ons for popular titles, original content, video channels, and loads more to consume.
Computing

Hackers demand a $600M ‘reward’ to spill more secret NSA docs

The Shadow Brokers, a new hacker group, has released a series of documents allegedly exposing NSA hacking tools, and now it’s demanding a "reward" in Bitcoin to release more documents that are “better than Stuxnet.”
Web

Google tries to take some of the hassle out of doing your civic duty

It has helped you find all the information you need to make an informed decision this November, and now, it's helping you put that decision to action. On Friday, Google announced a new search feature that will allow users to register to…
Computing

20 major hotels were hacked by malware, including some Marriott locations

It's not the first time for an operator of high-end hotels to be hit by hackers, and it more than likely won't be the last. This time 20 establishments were targeted over a 15-month period, with customer data exposed in a series of malware…
Health & Fitness

British psychosexual therapist says easy access to porn ‘damaging men’s health’

Young men addicted to online porn are showing up in clinics with erectile dysfunction in increasing numbers, says a U.K. psychosexual therapist. ED is more typically found with older men with diabetes, MS, or cardiovascular disease.
Mobile

Microsoft launches a single two-factor authentication app for mobile platforms

Microsoft has launched a new two-factor app for "major mobile platforms," Microsoft Authenticator, which unifies its previous crop of disparate apps.
Social Media

London is setting up a police force to deal exclusively with online trolls

The London Mayor's office recently announced the creation of a new specialized police force charged with investigating digital hate crimes, which include abusive content on Twitter and Facebook.
Features

Tinder will look quaint beside the future of digital dating

Online dating went from a novelty to the de facto was of meeting a mate in only 10 years, and as it goes mobile, it will continue to reshape the relationship landscape.
Computing

Here's how to get rid of that annoying browser redirect malware

A hijacked browser tab can annoy you with endless redirects, which essentially makes your browser unusable. Fortunately, you can get rid of this recurring problem with the right steps! Here's how.
Web

Buying a handgun on the dark web ‘just like buying a bar of chocolate’

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is going after illegal gun sales online via the dark web, creating a special group for that purpose. The Internet Investigations Center will give "actionable intelligence" to field…
Web

Your in-flight Wi-Fi options just grew, thanks to these new iPass deals

Getting service in the skies may finally be possible. Partnerships between iPass and United Airlines and Deutsche Telekom promises "seamless and secure in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity" that you can use both on the ground and in the air.
Mobile

Laugh.ly brings comedic content to the masses with new streaming app

Laugh.ly has the most expansive comedy library available, which it made possible through direct distribution deals with media publishers like Comedy Dynamics, as well as direct deals with comedians themselves.