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Mozilla begins rolling out DNS encryption by default for Firefox users

Those who value their digital privacy are always looking for new ways to block companies, hackers, or government agencies from spying on their online activities. If you’re one of those individuals, Mozilla has some good news for you today: the organization has begun to rollout encrypted DNS over HTTPS (DoH) by default for US-based Firefox […]

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Half-Life remake Black Mesa finally has a launch date

After 15 years of work, Crowbar Collective’s Black Mesa is almost finished. Well, according to the company’s owner, it will never really be finished, but at least it will finally get its version 1.0 badge soon. The game will exit Early Access next month. Black Mesa finally has an official release date. Adam Engels of […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S20 smartphones are the first to reach ‘Certified USB Fast Charger’ status

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the organization responsible for establishing standards for the USB interface, has announced that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 family of smartphones are the first devices to achieve “Certified USB Fast Charger” status. Certified USB Fast Charger status comes with a few requirements, which Samsung has fulfilled. To meet the certification, a given […]

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Buy Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One, get it for free on Xbox Series X

What is more annoying than a new gaming console that is not backward compatible? A game company that takes advantage of that to sell you a game that you already bought so you can play it on that console. It is something that we have somewhat gotten used to, but it may be changing if […]

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Apple and TikTok won’t testify in a March congressional hearing about their ties with China

Republican Senator Josh Hawley thinks Big Tech is “totally untrustworthy” as it hides deep connections with China. He invited Apple and TikTok to a congressional hearing scheduled for March 4, but neither of the two want to participate. TikTok is still in hot water due to its suspected ties with the Chinese government, but this […]

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Expedia cuts 3,000 jobs after pursuing growth too aggressively

Online travel giant Expedia has committed to a restructuring effort designed to simplify the company’s businesses and improve operational efficiencies. As is often the case with these sorts of matters, the revamp involves a somewhat significant number of job cuts. Per GeekWire, Expedia will eliminate 12 percent of its workforce, or around 3,000 jobs. The […]

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Nintendo went out of its way to fulfill this Game Boy service request

Customer support horror stories are a dime a dozen but occasionally, you hear of one in which a company goes above and beyond to accommodate its customers. This is one of those rarities. SoraNews24 points to a story published in the February 21 edition of Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan’s top national newspapers. Per the […]