The most notorious dark-web marketplace, Silk Road, was forcibly shut down in 2013. Now, an international operation has managed to take down what was the world’s largest active dark-web marketplace and arrested the individual who ran it.
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Wyze Robot Vacuum: Affordable and Smart
Looking for an affordable robot to clean your floors? The Wyze Robot Vacuum offers a lot to like, including 2,100Pa of suction power and a laser sensor for mapping your home, a feature typically found only in more expensive models.
Here's Why Bill Gates (Still) Prefers Android to iPhone
When it comes to the great iOS-versus-Android debate, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knows which side he’s on.
How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers and Shimmers
The moment I realized how woefully insecure credit and debit cards are is still vividly clear.
TCL 43S435: As Affordable as a New TV Gets
TCL is no stranger to budget-friendly TVs, and the company has consistently impressed us with its 6-Series, which offers excellent performance for a reasonable price.
Disinfect Your Phone and Electronics
Once again, though, these aren’t normal times—so if you want to de-germify, grab the same solution you made for your phone, spray it on one of those disposable microfiber cloths, and wipe down the entire surface. The same goes for over-the-ear headphones.
HOW TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR DIGITAL LIFE
Spring’s a time of new beginnings, regrowth, and hope! So it’s a great time to give all your tech—both physical and virtual—a good, thorough scouring. Read on to find out how.
Break Away From Android and iOS: 7 Free Open-Source Mobile OSes
Silicon Valley has long preached that technology, not truth, will set you free. The jury is still out on that. For instance, although smartphones have dramatically changed our world, they come with some serious drawbacks. Centralized app stores mean that useful apps can vanish in a heartbeat, while apps themselves use the sensors on these devices to monitor much of our lives. Perhaps worst of all, most of these devices cost plenty, yet they aren’t expected to function for more than a few years.
Asus ZenWiFi AC (CT8): Reliable Home Network Protection
These days, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) mesh systems have taken a backseat to those that use the latest Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) technology.
Acer Aspire TC-895-UA91: Budget PC Editors' Choice
The Acer Aspire TC-895-UA91 is, in many ways, just what most budget desktop shoppers are looking for.
Microsoft's Viva Aims to Make Remote Work Easier
While many companies are still mastering the art of working from home, Microsoft recently introduced its virtual solution: The Viva employee experience platform helps folks learn, grow, and thrive, even from their kitchen tables. Powered by Microsoft 365 and Teams, Viva makes it easy for customers to merge existing systems and tools with fresh features for a more accessible, discoverable workplace.
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Painting Through Pandemic
Vibrant illustrator Tania Yakunova talks about her life as an artist in quarantine and shares her hopes and fears as we all wrestle through this pandemic.
Europe, CIS And Middle East
Update on the ministry in Russia
How a bunch of gutsy Ukrainian journalists helped light the fuse that led to Trump’s impeachment
Republicans Don't Even Know What They're Covering Up
But the latest revelations are explosive.
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait
Donald Trump’s War on Journalism His attack on Amazon may be his most egregious abuse of power yet.
Following The President's Orders
Gordon Sondland is an equal-opportunity flunky.
Nancy Pelosi has not had a simple job since the Democrats won back the House last year, having to, most prominently, swat away an ill-fated attempt to replace her as Speaker, navigate uncharted political waters with the emergence of the progressive “Squad,” and try to negotiate with Donald Trump.
Will The Senate Have Trump's Back?
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has given himself a tiny bit of wiggle room
The Ukraine scandal is a fitting symbol of Trump’s entire presidency. It may finally be his downfall.