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Probe President Trump and his crappy Samsung Twitter-o-phone, demand angry congressfolk

The Galaxy S3 is real but is its security FAKE NEWS? Fifteen members of US Congress have asked the House Oversight Committee to investigate...

Altruistic or a ploy? Snack maker spurs FDA to redefine “healthy”

Enlarge Next month, the US Food and Drug Administration will hold a public hearing to gather consumers’ thoughts, suggestions, and hopes for...

YouTube killing its most annoying ad format: The 30-second unskippable

(credit: Flickr: Rego Korosi ) If you watch any amount of videos on YouTube, you're probably accustomed to waiting five seconds before hitting...

PewDiePie calls out media “attack” in response to Disney fallout

Enlarge (credit: PewDiePie via YouTube) This week started with controversial PewDiePie news—and that's how it's going to end, too. The YouTube megastar, whose real name...

Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

With each iteration of the iPhone, Apple seems determined to make its smartphone thinner and reduce the number of physical ports it has.The latest...

Dealmaster: President’s Day sales on Laptops, TVs, and Electronics

Greetings, Arsians! The President's Day Weekend is upon us, and, courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, we have a new batch of deals for you.The...

IDG Contributor Network: How to access your Raspberry Pi remotely over...

I run a lot of Raspberry Pi devices at home. My fully open sourced 3D printer, Prusa i3 Mk2, is managed via Raspberry Pi, a...

37% off Garmin Forerunner 225 GPS Running Watch with Wrist-based Heart...

In addition to using GPS to calculate distance and pace, the 225 has a built-in accelerometer.This allows it to capture distance and pace data...

Scott Pruitt confirmed to head EPA in near-partisan vote

Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, arrives for...

IDG Contributor Network: My two cents on task continuation in .Net

A continuation is like a delegate that can be attached to a task so that you can execute it once the task has finished...

Smash up your kid’s Bluetooth-connected Cayla ‘surveillance’ doll, Germany urges parents

Or switch it off, bin it, bury it, whatever's necessary Germany's Federal Network Agency, or Bundesnetzagentur, has banned Genesis Toys' Cayla doll as an...

5 Python libraries to lighten your machine learning load

Machine learning's exciting, but the work is complex and difficult.It typically involves a lot of manual heavy lifting -- assembling workflows and pipelines, setting...