Category: IT Technology

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Amazing Arcade celebrates weird gaming—dancing bears, timid NESes, and all

The trailer for Disco Bear tells you all you need to know: the roller rink is being threatened with a shutdown, so the bears need a successful dance-a-thon. It’s as ridiculous as it is enjoyable. Sam Machkovech This trippy scene comes from Banana Chalice, a game made by Fantastic mainstay (and Washington-dev) Kyle Reimergartin. It’s…

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Huge Dinky Online page Trademarks in SVG

You may not realise it, but bandwidth is expensive. It costs you time, money, and battery power whenever you download a file larger than it needs to be. That’s why I’ve become a little bit obsessed with SVG – Scalable Vector Graphics. They’re the closest thing to magic that the web has when it comes…

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Google Pixel Buds overview: You (and Google) can attain better

The problem is, the touch surface is easy to activate by accident, especially when the Buds are dangling around your neck. I burned through the Pixel Buds’ batteries twice because my neck had un-paused Spotify without me noticing, leaving my screwed for the commutes home. The fact that this happened twice is surprising if only…

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The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how grand it payment to resolve them

Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being in the interest of Americans, except for vague platitudes about “consumer choice” and “free markets,” as if consumers at the mercy of their local internet…

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Frightful digital vetting of company to the US strikes forward beneath a brand new name

Enlarge / Automobiles entering the USA from Canada at the Customs and Border Protection Sweetgrass border crossing on Interstate 15 in Sweetgrass, Montana. This article originally appeared on ProPublica on November 22, 2017. It has been lightly edited. The Department of Immigration & Customs Enforcement is taking new steps in its plans for monitoring the…

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Introducing RememBear

When TunnelBear began development in 2011, we started with a simple theory. There were dozens of VPN services already available, but they were generally geared towards technical users. To make VPN an effective privacy tool, people had to understand security settings like ports and proxies, protocols like OpenVPN vs. IPSec, and encryption types like Blowfish…

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Image-sharing space Imgur was as soon as hacked in 2014

The company added that while it’s still investigating how the information was compromised, it suspects it was due to an older hashing algorithm, SHA-256, which has since been updated. As ZDNet reports, Imgur didn’t find out about the breach until the stolen data was sent to security researcher Troy Hunt, who then contacted the firm…

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Larger than a Million Legitimate-Repeal Uncover Neutrality Comments were Seemingly Faked

Additional Notes: There have been some great analyses focused on the non-textual elements of the submissions, for example, their timing, the email addresses used, and other metadata. Shout out to the work of Jeffrey Fossett, who did a first pass analysis of the partially submitted comments in May that inspired this post and some of…

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AT&T and Comcast lawsuit has nullified a metropolis’s broadband rivals rules

Google FiberAT&T and Comcast have convinced a federal judge to nullify an ordinance that was designed to bring more broadband competition to Nashville, Tennessee. The Nashville Metro Council last year passed a “One Touch Make Ready” rule that gives Google Fiber or other new ISPs faster access to utility poles. The ordinance lets a single…

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The superior smartwatches and fitness trackers to present as gifts

Engadget is the original home for technology news and reviews. Since our founding in 2004, we’ve grown from an exhaustive source for consumer tech news to a global multimedia organization covering the intersection of technology, gaming and entertainment. Today, Engadget hosts the archives and expertise of early digital publishing players like Joystiq, TUAW and gdgt,…