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Attosecond-scale X-ray laser pulse is the shortest controlled event ever created by humans

The microscopic world of atoms and electrons is still shrouded in mystery. Not just because it’s tiny in physical scale, but also because everything that happens down there happens incredibly fast. To better understand molecular events, scientists use short-pulse X-ray

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A $20 Wi-Fi camera? Yup! WyzeCam makes affordable home security a reality

I am a strong believer in home Wi-Fi security cameras. Being able to monitor my house while away is a godsend. Yeah, it is great for security purposes, but you know where else these products shine? Pets! Yeah, with one

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Slack is still down and it’s past 5 o’clock, so go home (Update: It’s back)

 Slack has been down for just over an hour, according to its official status page — which itself was down when I first checked a few minutes after the widely-used productivity tool bit it for us. At this point the

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

 On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear

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Chevy turns the Colorado ZR2 into a proper off-road expedition pickup

With its innovative Multimatic DSSV dampers, rugged good looks, front and rear differential locks, and robust standard features package, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 seems poised to elbow its way into the overland expedition pickup segment that is usually dominated comfortably

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Chevy turns the Colorado ZR2 into a proper off-road expedition pickup

With its innovative Multimatic DSSV dampers, rugged good looks, front and rear differential locks, and robust standard features package, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 seems poised to elbow its way into the overland expedition pickup segment that is usually dominated comfortably

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How Windows Mixed Reality wants to tempt you into mid-range VR

You may well have heard of Mixed Reality headsets, lower cost VR devices that work with Windows 10, and it’s likely you’ll be hearing much more about them in the months ahead. So how do they compare with the premium

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How Windows Mixed Reality wants to tempt you into mid-range VR

You may well have heard of Mixed Reality headsets, lower cost VR devices that work with Windows 10, and it’s likely you’ll be hearing much more about them in the months ahead. So how do they compare with the premium

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Congress grills Facebook, Twitter, Google on shells hiding election meddlers

 How can Internet giants know that innocent-seeming US companies aren’t actually shell vehicles for malicious foreign actors to buy ads to interfere with elections? The short answer is they can’t, and that drew questioning from a congressional probe today into

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EVE Valkyrie developer CCP Games goes cold on VR

 In another sign of scales majorly falling off of eyes where VR is concerned, games developer CCP Games — which made an big early bet on virtual reality gaming — is pulling the plug on two of its studios that

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The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)

Keeping in touch with other users is essential for your business. We use Skype to keep in touch with contacts all over the world, from freelancers writers, through to key contacts. With this in mind, all we want is a relatively

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USB power converter brings pedalboard portability

Mobile guitarists looking for a way to power a small pedalboard with a portable battery pack can rejoice. Mission Engineering has launched what’s claimed to be the world’s first USB power converter, allowing noodlers to power up to five pedals

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USB power converter brings pedalboard portability

Mobile guitarists looking for a way to power a small pedalboard with a portable battery pack can rejoice. Mission Engineering has launched what’s claimed to be the world’s first USB power converter, allowing noodlers to power up to five pedals

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Security worries delay migration to the cloud

Nearly a third of enterprises plan to increase their public cloud usage in the next 12 to 18 months, but the majority harbor significant concerns about cyber attacks and breaches in their hybrid environments. An international survey of 450 senior

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Illicit code signing certificates worth more than passports on the dark web

Code signing certificates are used to verify the authenticity and integrity of software and are a vital element of internet and enterprise security. By taking advantage of compromised code signing certificates, cybercriminals can install malware on enterprise networks and consumer

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Roman is a cloud pharmacy for erectile dysfunction

“When I was 17, I experienced erectile dysfunction.” My interviews with startup founders rarely start so candid. But to destigmatize the business of his new company Roman and empathize with customers, Zachariah Reitano is getting vulnerable. “I think in a

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The Xbox One X Review: Unboxing and tearing it down

 This is the Xbox One X. A full review is coming, but until then, here are some pics of the outside and inside of unassuming gaming machine. The case is passe and boring. Inside are the chips and bits of

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Grunner e-bike rides into production with massive range boost

Croatia’s Mobile Vehicle Technology has unveiled the production version of its prototype MA1 e-bike announced earlier this year. The company’s engineers have spent the last few months optimizing battery performance, and now report that the Grunner X has almost double

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Grunner e-bike rides into production with massive range boost

Croatia’s Mobile Vehicle Technology has unveiled the production version of its prototype MA1 e-bike announced earlier this year. The company’s engineers have spent the last few months optimizing battery performance, and now report that the Grunner X has almost double

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Open source developers make progress in adopting secure practices

Secure software development practices are increasingly being adopted by open source software (OSS), and are underscoring the importance of managing OSS risk. The latest report from development platform Synopsis uses results from the free Coverity Scan static analysis solution to

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