Technology and Money

Dealmaster: Get a 500GB Samsung 860 EVO SSD for $100
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Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today’s list is led by a deal on Samsung’s 860 EVO solid state drive, the 2.5-inch SATA version of which is currently going for $100 through Newegg’s eBay store. The SSD has typically sat around $120 as of late. […]

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Never Stop Sneakin’ is a brilliant send-up of ’90s stealth games
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Enlarge / Hummingbird is just one of many unlockable, playable characters. (credit: Humble Hearts) Nostalgia is a tricky thing. We all feel it at one time or another, and it often seems nothing gets butts in the proverbial seats as reliably as the promise of remembering everything as it was, when you didn’t know any […]

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The most ambitious browser mitigation yet for Spectre attacks comes to Chrome
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(credit: Google) Google’s Chrome browser is undergoing a major architectural change to enable a protection designed to blunt the threat of attacks related to the Spectre vulnerability in computer processors. If left unchecked by browsers or operating systems, such attacks may allow hackers to pluck passwords or other sensitive data out of computer memory when […]

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The Wirecutter's best deals: A 500GB Samsung SSD, and more
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This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuously updated list of deals here.

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The secretive Magic Leap headset will ship this summer, and everything else we just learned     – CNET
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Nearly four years later.

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New iPhones, iPad Pros, Mac Mini and more: Is this Apple's 2018 lineup?     – CNET
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Apple is set to release a ton of new hardware before the year ends, an analyst predicts.

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Sony Xperia XA2 Plus is bigger and badder     – CNET
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The new midrange phone expands on the Xperia XA2 released earlier this year.

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No, the FCC is Not Forcing Consumers To Pay $225 To File Complaints
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Having your voice heard at the Federal Communications Commission could soon cost you hundreds of dollars, according to congressional Democrats Tuesday who oppose a looming rule change by the nation’s top telecom and cable regulator. But that may not be the case after all, a review of the FCC proposal shows. From a report: At […]

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ARM's Own Employees Complain About Anti-RISCV Website
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lkcl writes: Phoronix and The Register have an insightful look into an effort by ARM that is reminiscent of Microsoft’s “Get The Facts” campaign. RISC-V’s design is a revamp of the RISC concept that is intended from the ground up to fix the mistakes and learn from the lessons of the past 30 years. Power […]

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