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Last Build Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:42:15 +0000

 



Trump can roll back MPG rules with a stroke of the pen. It’s not so easy to roll back climate change.

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:01:47 +0000

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President Trump can't change other nations' stricter energy policies. If US automakers want to sell abroad, they're going to have to increase MPG and decrease emissions anyway.

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Ashes of the Singularity update substantially boosts AMD Ryzen performance

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:21:18 +0000

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A new patch for Ashes of the Singularity gives AMD's Ryzen substantially improved performance. AMD, it seems, wasn't kidding when it said properly optimized executables could make a significant difference.

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LastPass exploit allows remote code execution and password theft

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:47:01 +0000

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LastPass is in the process of patching a security hole that could allow an attacker to execute remote code on your machine and access your passwords. Really, the worst possible scenario you can imagine.

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Liquid mirror: inside the temple planned for the Moon’s south pole

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:34:26 +0000

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Looking ahead to the needs of lunar colonists, the ESA's artist in residence wants to build a temple and observatory near the south pole of the moon.

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ET deals: Save 96% on a lifetime subscription to TigerVPN

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:15:06 +0000

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In light of recent events, it's clear that neither governments nor giant corporations truly respect internet privacy. It's up to you to stand up, and take back your own privacy. And before you do anything else, you're going to want access to a VPN. Thankfully, the upfront cost is surprisingly low.

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Windows 10 Creators Update review roundup: mostly positive, but not quite perfect

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:17:59 +0000

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Windows 10 Creators Update reviews have hit the web. We've rounded up the thoughts of multiple sites and condensed them into one article.

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The best free games on the PS4

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:19:06 +0000

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The free-to-play model has expanded well beyond the PC and it's now an important part of the gaming ecosystem; here are our favorites on the PS4.

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The 6 most interesting features of the Samsung Galaxy S8

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:31:40 +0000

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Sure, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ look a little different from their previous models, but what else has Samsung introduced under the hood, as far as bells and whistles are concerned? We dive in.

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Samsung launches the Galaxy S8, S8+: Hardware specs and features inside

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:42:59 +0000

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Samsung announced its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones this morning -- we check under the hood and examine their features, similarities, and differences.

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