All the Useful Stuff Your iPad and Other Gadgets Can Do With USB-C 

Surprise! Apple decided to go with USB-C charging for its latest batch of iPad Pros, which means... well, what exactly does it mean? Whether you’re putting down some cash for one of the new Apple slates or you’ve already got a USB-C device in your life, here’s how the emerging technology works and exactly what you can…

PlayStation Classic Plays Fine, But It’s A Bare-Bones Experience

With the PlayStation Classic’s release less than a month away, I went to PlayStation HQ this week for three hours of hands-on time with Sony’s nostalgic mini-console. It plays its selection of 32-bit classics like Final Fantasy VII and Resident Evil: Director’s Cut just fine, but the features of the device are pretty…

Updates From the Super Mario Bros. Movie, Black Widow, and More

Scooby Doo is offering a bizarre follow up to a 30-year-old mystery. Get another brief snippet from Bumblebee. A new clip from The Good Place teases big things for Eleanor. Meet Caitlin’s dad in new pictures from the next episode of The Flash. Plus, a 4400 reboot could be in the works. To me, my spoilers!

Dutch Police Bust Encrypted Chat Service, Gain Access to Over 258,000 Messages

Dutch police say they have “decrypted more than 258,000 messages” sent using an expensive chat service, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday, citing a National Police Corps statement that claimed authorities in the Netherlands have achieved a “breakthrough in the interception and decryption of encrypted communication…

After Tempers Flare in Press Briefing, Trump Revokes Jim Acosta's Press Pass 

Tonight, in a major break with normal government protocol, the White House announced it would suspend CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s hard press pass. The announcement came after Acosta and the president exchanged tense words in this morning’s post-election press briefing. During the exchange, Trump called Acosta a “rude, …

Sorry Tech Billionaires, San Francisco Just Voted for a Tax to Fight the Homelessness Crisis

In spite of some public bellyaching over perceived fairness on behalf of several high-profile, wealthy technology company heads prior to election day, the voters of San Francisco have cast their ballots in favor of Proposition C. Under the measure, businesses with over $50 million in gross receipts will be taxed 0.175…

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