Chinese app offers a peek over the Great Firewall, with big catches
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Chinese app offers a peek over the Great Firewall, with big catches

You can’t officially bypass China’s Great Firewall when it’s illegal to use a VPN for that in the country. Chinese residents appear to have a legal option, though, at least if they’re willing to live with some significant consequences. TechCrunch not… Continue Reading…

FBI sent a team to 'exploit' Portland protesters' phones
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FBI sent a team to ‘exploit’ Portland protesters’ phones

Federal agents tend to focus their phone cracking efforts on terrorists, but they appear to have shifted their attention to civil disobedience. NYR Daily has learned that the FBI sent its “Fly Team” counterterrorism unit to Portland in mid-July to co… Continue Reading…

Google wants you to visit long-lasting AR experiences
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Google wants you to visit long-lasting AR experiences

It’s still rare to see shared, long-lasting augmented reality — the experience tends to vanish the moment you close an app. Google is making it easier to come back, however. It’s widely releasing a new version of ARCore with persistent Cloud Anchors… Continue Reading…

The best VPN deals in October 2020
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The best VPN deals in October 2020

Have you ever thought about how much of your personal data is exposed whilst you’re browsing the internet? If you haven’t, then maybe you should. Seriously, we recommend checking it out. We don’t want to scare you here, but the answer may surprise you. Personal data is extremely valuable stuff …

The best VPN deals in October 2020
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The best VPN deals in October 2020

Have you ever thought about how much of your personal data is exposed whilst you’re browsing the internet? If you haven’t, then maybe you should. Seriously, we recommend checking it out. We don’t want to scare you here, but the answer may surprise you. Personal data is extremely valuable stuff …

Microsoft Edge adds an online shopping comparison tool
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Microsoft Edge adds an online shopping comparison tool

As part of a major update coming later this month, Microsoft Edge is getting two handy new features (via The Verge). The first is a price comparison tool that will allow you to add a product to a Collection and then click a single button to see how m… Continue …

The best VPN deals in October 2020
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The best VPN deals in October 2020

Have you ever thought about how much of your personal data is exposed whilst you’re browsing the internet? If you haven’t, then maybe you should. Seriously, we recommend checking it out. We don’t want to scare you here, but the answer may surprise you. Personal data is extremely valuable stuff …

Lime's new platform lets you rent other companies' e-scooters
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Lime’s new platform lets you rent other companies’ e-scooters

Lime’s bid to become a one-stop shop for transportation now includes the option of renting vehicles from other companies. The company is launching a micromobility platform that promises more choices for rides, starting with Wheels. You can hire the n… Continue Reading…

Google is sharing user data tied to search keywords with law enforcement
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Google is sharing user data tied to search keywords with law enforcement

Google is still drawing criticism for the data it hands over to police. Detroit News reporter Robert Snell has reviewed court documents (via CNET) showing that Google handed over IP addresses for users who searched for a specific address shortly befo… Continue Reading…

Lime's new platform lets you rent other companies' e-scooters
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Lime’s new platform lets you rent other companies’ e-scooters

Lime’s bid to become a one-stop shop for transportation now includes the option of renting vehicles from other companies. The company is launching a micromobility platform that promises more choices for rides, starting with Wheels. You can hire the n… Continue Reading…