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For internet privacy, a VPN won't save you

(Image: stock image) Last week, Congress voted to gut proposed internet privacy rules set out by the outgoing Obama administration that would have prevented your internet provider from selling your browser history to advertisers. President Donald Trump signed the bill a day after, making it law. Many turned to what ...

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The Xbox One Scorpio is a six-teraflop gaming beast

Microsoft couldn’t wait until E3 in June to unveil the Scorpio, so the company shared some details with Digital Foundry and we now know all of Project Scorpio’s tech specs. As expected, it’s going to be by far the most powerful gaming console out there. The console GPU will be able to ...

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About this stabbing machine

Thank you for joining me, ladies, gentlemen. Researchers have created a “stabbing machine,” with which they intend to “simulate stabbing events,” with the further intention of getting to the heart of knife-related crimes. Now, I don’t have a problem with teaching robots knifeplay per se, but we must be circumspect. ...

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2018 Volvo XC60’s U.S. Debut Set for New York

After making its world debut in Geneva last month, the 2018 Volvo XC60 will make its first appearance in North America at the 2017 New York auto show. The small crossover receives a complete redesign for the first time in almost 10 years. Compared to its predecessor, the new XC60 is 2.4 inches ...

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Chrome browser's 'secure' isn't the same thing as 'safe'

Google takes web security seriously. When the Google Chrome web browser encounters a payment site without Secure Socket Layer (SSL)/Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption, it marks as insecure. Soon, Chrome will mark any HTTP site as insecure. That’s great, but just because a site is tagged ‘secure’ doesn’t mean it’s ...

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