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Google Chrome extensions with 500,000 downloads found to be malicious

Google removes four extensions that used infected computers in click fraud scheme.

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500,000 Chrome users fall prey to malicious extensions in Google Web Store

Google removes four extensions that used infected computers in click fraud scheme.

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The Windows 10 control panel modernization continues: Fonts get some love

A few more decades-old bits of Windows are getting removed.

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The Fonts control panel is the next to get modernized in Windows 10

A few more decades-old bits of Windows are getting removed.

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Epic admits that Fortnite‘s success may seal another F2P game‘s fate

Major updates to the ‘action MOBA‘ Paragon may never come thanks to Fortnite.

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DNA from an escaped slave who ended up in Iceland ID‘d in his descendants

The genetic jigsaw puzzle of an ex-slave in Iceland.

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Researchers piece together a 200-year-old genome using descendents‘ DNA

The genetic jigsaw puzzle of an ex-slave in Iceland.

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Bitcoin plunges-now down 47 percent from December peak [Updated]

Every major cryptocurrency has seen double-digit losses in the last 24 hours.

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A little more power and a lot more battery for the BMW i8‘s mid-life refresh

Battery capacity is now up to 11.2kWh, and the electric motor makes an extra 12hp.

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21 states sue FCC to restore net neutrality rules

A long legal process starts now.

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BMW gives the i8 hybrid sports car a battery and power boost for 2018

Battery capacity is now up to 11.2kWh, and the electric motor makes an extra 12hp.

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Hackers seem close to publicly unlocking the Nintendo Switch

Coders are rapidly finding exploits to open up Nintendo‘s new console.

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Chromecast and Google Homes reportedly overloading home Wi-Fi

A bug is causing Google devices to pound networks with 100,000 packets at once,

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Dealmaster: Get a new 15-inch Dell laptop with a Core i7 for 580

Plus deals on Apple‘s iPad Pro, Amazon‘s Echo Show, LG OLED TVs, and more.

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Bitcoin plunges-now down 42 percent from December peak

Every major cryptocurrency has seen double-digit losses in the last 24 hours.

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The interface to send out a missile alert in Hawaii is, as expected, quite bad

The employee responsible for the alert has been temporarily reassigned.

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Found: New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

Skygofree is among the most powerful spy platforms ever created for Android.

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‘Rocket‘ Madsen formally charged with murder of Kim Wall aboard sub

Prosecutor claims Wall‘s death was premeditated, involved "dangerous" sexual acts.

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All Democrats and one Republican support net neutrality bill in Senate

Senate Dems seek one more vote for restoration of net neutrality and Title II.

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50 senators will vote for net neutrality-but they need one more Republican

Senate Dems seek one more vote for restoration of net neutrality and Title II.

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Neuron cascade may be akin to neutral selection in evolution

Avalanches of neuronal activity may be accidental rather than useful.

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Beware a bottled booger blast-they can blow up your throat, doctors warn

An otherwise healthy 34-year-old man throttled a sneeze-and had regrets.

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Holding in your snot rockets could blast a hole in your throat, doctors warn

An otherwise healthy 34-year-old man throttled a sneeze-and had regrets.

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An appreciation of games that click back and change the gamers who love them

From The Dig to Pillars of Eternity, gaming does something no other pop culture medium can.

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