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This Swiss VPN offers one of the best free security subscriptions
Consumer Tech

This Swiss VPN offers one of the best free security subscriptions

TL;DR: A two-year subscription to ProtonVPN is on sale for $159 as of July 16, saving you 33% on list price. (Its free service is also great.) There are a few VPN providers that offer free versions of their services, but these always seem to come with catches.  Your usage …

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Trevor Noah opens a can of beans on Trump and Ivanka's 'embarrassing' Goya posts
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Trevor Noah opens a can of beans on Trump and Ivanka’s ’embarrassing’ Goya posts

Forget opening a can of worms. How about opening a can of beans? On Monday, Ivanka Trump (referred to by Trevor Noah as “winner of take your daughter to work day”) decided to use her 9-million-strong Twitter platform to promote Goya beans, prompting both bean memes and questions over a …

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Greta Thunberg launches open letter demanding world leaders take immediate action on climate crisis
Climate Change

Greta Thunberg launches open letter demanding world leaders take immediate action on climate crisis

Greta Thunberg has launched an open letter signed by thousands of activists and celebrities, and hundreds of scientists demanding global leaders take measurable, immediate action to genuinely tackle the climate crisis. “The race to safeguard future living conditions for life on Earth as we know it needs to start today,” …

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Crypto scammers hack Elon Musk, Biden, Obama, and Kanye on Twitter
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Crypto scammers hack Elon Musk, Biden, Obama, and Kanye on Twitter

Hackers promoting crypto scams took over a number of high-profile Twitter accounts Wednesday, including Bill Gates, Kanye West and Elon Musk, who has been a frequent target of would-be crypto scammers. Joe Biden’s account was also briefly taken over,… Continue Reading…

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The Morning After: Twitter hackers took over accounts for Elon, Obama and Apple
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The Morning After: Twitter hackers took over accounts for Elon, Obama and Apple

Twitter’s bad day started with a weird tweet from Elon Musk (not that unusual) and probably peaked when Barack Obama’s account suddenly posted a scam message begging for Bitcoin. Someone at Twitter decided to prevent all verified accounts from tweeti… Continue Reading…

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Europe's top court kills Privacy Shield that allowed US data sharing
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Europe’s top court kills Privacy Shield that allowed US data sharing

The EU just threw a wrench into transatlantic e-commerce by blocking a key agreement between Europe and the US. Europe’s top court announced that it has effectively invalidated the Privacy Shield that just went into force, saying it won’t adequately… Continue Reading…

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Grammarly's advanced features are coming to Google Docs
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Grammarly’s advanced features are coming to Google Docs

Since 2018, you’ve been able to use Grammarly in conjunction with Google Docs to correct spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. But as Grammarly has introduced more advanced features to its online editor, they haven’t made their way to Docs. That’… Continue Reading…

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Leica's 41-megapixel M10-R rangefinder is made for landscape photography
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Leica’s 41-megapixel M10-R rangefinder is made for landscape photography

While Leica builds premium mirrorless cameras like the recent full-frame SL2, it’s best known for its iconic manual-focus rangefinders. Now the German manufacturer has released its highest-resolution model yet, the $8,295 full-frame, 40.9-megapixel M… Continue Reading…

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Instagram's redesigned shopping hub goes live in the US
Commerce

Instagram’s redesigned shopping hub goes live in the US

You might have noticed that Instagram has an area called ‘Shop.’ It’s accessible from a tiny button in the Explore tab and is little more than a grid packed with posts that contain buyable goods. Functional, yes, but hardly imaginative. Thankfully, F… Continue Reading…

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'The Michelle Obama Podcast' debuts July 29th on Spotify
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‘The Michelle Obama Podcast’ debuts July 29th on Spotify

Last month, Spotify announced that it had signed the Obama’s Higher Ground production company to an exclusive streaming deal, and today we’re seeing the first fruit of that. Michelle Obama revealed on Twitter that her inaugural podcast, simply entitl… Continue Reading…

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