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Newegg hack exposed customers’ credit card data for a month

Online retailer Newegg suffered a security breach that left customer credit card details exposed for around a month, according to a new report. The site was hit by the same hackers behind the recently disclosed British Airways breach, as well as a previous one involving Ticketmaster in the UK

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White Shark Cafe: Why sharks travel to this one spot

There’s a spot in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Mexico where great white sharks hang en masse. This is the White Shark Cafe, and it’s not the plot of a fictional story – it’s a real place. Originally discovered 14 years ago by Stanford marine scientist Barbara Block, this year a team of researchers took the plunge to see … Continue reading

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Fortnite purple cube transforms Loot Lake into giant bounce pad

The giant purple cube in Epic Games’ hit battle royale game Fortnite has apparently reached its destination, a spot many fans had guessed would be the final resting place: Loot Lake. The map’s giant lake, home to small islands and an isolated house, is now a giant, gelatinous blob of purple bouncy magic. Fortnite fans watched the cube with great … Continue reading

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PlayStation Classic challenges Nintendo mini consoles with 20 PS1 games

Today, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a new mini console that comes loaded with 20 PS1 games.

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Tesla to add dashcam feature to Autopilot version 9

Tesla is making some of the most popular EVs on the market, and one of the hallmarks of those cars is the ability for Tesla to add new features over the air. A new feature has been confirmed as coming to the next version of Autopilot by CEO Elon Musk via Twitter. According to Musk, a long requested and the … Continue reading

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Galaxy S9+ with Android Pie: here’s what it will look like

Having launched before Android Pie did, it’s not really surprising that the Galaxy S9 is still on Android 8.1 Oreo (the Galaxy Note 9 has fewer excuses). And given Samsung’s track record, it’s also unsurprising that it hasn’t been upgraded yet. That said, it’s good to hear that Samsung is actually already working on its Samsung Experience 10 based on … Continue reading

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Yamaha Wabash gravel e-bike previews off-road electric

There’s no shortage of e-bikes intended for slicker city riding, but Yamaha wants to take the tech off-road with its new Adventure Gravel e-Bike, the Wabash. Revealed in prototype form today, the power-assisted bicycle looks at first glance like a regular mountain bike, but it packs an electric punch

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NASA TESS shares first science photograph

NASA has a new planet-hunting tool in orbit called Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS. TESS is in orbit specifically to search for new worlds beyond our solar system or exoplanets. The satellite has completed its first orbit and part of the data from that first orbit includes this detailed image of the southern sky taken with the quartet of … Continue reading

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Punkt MP02 is a 4G Android phone for calls and not much else

We live in a smartphone-centric world so it’s not surprising that there is a sort of counter-culture rallying against it, from advocating analog/physical notebooks to pushing for simpler mobile phones. The latter often means going old school but also wasting the power of the Internet, not to mention the money you pay for data plans. Swiss company Punkt, which almost … Continue reading

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iPhone XS, XS Max LTE speed tests show massive gains

Some might not think of the iPhone XS, particularly the smaller one, as a big step forward in terms of design but it’s hard to deny that it’s a massive leap in terms of the things that you don’t see. For one, there’s the new A12 Bionic processor. But there’s one more that even more invisible but palpably felt the … Continue reading

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