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Want to hide your Pornhub browsing? Use digital currency to make payments

Adult-oriented site Pornhub is accepting cryptocurrency as payment for all products, including its monthly subscription service for premium content. More specifically, the site now accepts Verge Currency, which is built for anonymity.
Computing

Microsoft wants to stuff Linux, not Windows 10, into Internet of Things devices

Microsoft revealed a new end-to-end platform for Internet of Things devices called Azure Sphere, consisting of a new microcontroller backed by a new Linux-based operating system. Linux is likely used due to its open-source roots.
Product Review

For $800, Dell's new gaming desktop lets you play almost anything

If you want to game at home on a budget, your options are plenty. But what’s the best? Starting at just $600, Dell’s Inspiron 5680 finds the balance between price and power, and that makes it the best budget gaming PC you can buy.
Computing

Ad-free Facebook access could cost as much as $168 a year

An ad-free subscription to Facebook sound appealing, but it could cost as much as $14 per month. Likely, Facebook will continue to offer a free tier but asking users to pay is a tough sell.
Computing

You could spend $1,000 on an iPhone, or buy one of these awesome laptops instead

Finding a decent laptop is easy, but finding one under $1,000 is a bit tricky. Luckily, we've taken some of the guesswork out of picking out a budget laptop, here are some of our favorites, the best laptops under $1,000.
Computing

Google makes it even easier to get into A.I. with Raspberry Pi bundles

Google offers AIY kits that include everything you need to get started with voice and vision artificial intelligence, and it now throws in the required Raspberry Pi single-board computer.
Computing

Tech companies pledge to not help governments pull off cyberattacks

A Cybersecurity Tech Accord signed by 34 technology companies promises to keep the internet safe. These companies pledge to not help any government conduct cyberattacks, to protect users, and to collaborate in initiatives.
Gaming

Kick off your streaming career with our complete guide to Twitch broadcasting

Streaming games on Twitch for the first time can be daunting to say the least, but with a few simple steps, it's remarkably easy to do. Here's how to do so using a PC, Mac, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4 console.
Computing

Intel, Microsoft using integrated graphics to thwart next Meltdown-style threats

Intel announced its refreshed security push during the RSA security convention The company revealed a collaboration with Microsoft that places Intel's new GPU-based Advanced Memory Scanning technology in Windows Defender.
Photography

Adobe just bought Sayspring, a program for creating voice-control apps

Adobe's experiments with voice control are likely to grow, now that the firm owns Sayspring, which develops software supporting personal assistant apps. We don't yet know how the software will be integrated into the Adobe family.
Home Theater

PowerDVD 18 brings 4K Blu-Ray, HEVC support to Windows PCs

PowerDVD 18 claims a number of Windows firsts, including playing 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray and support for HEVC. The latest version of the venerable media player also includes a new view option for 360-degree content.
Smart Home

TaskRabbit app goes down as it investigates ‘cybersecurity incident’

TaskRabbit, the service that matches freelance labor with local demand, was taken offline on Monday while it investigates "a cybersecurity incident." It's not clear how many people have been affected by the apparent cyberattack.