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Internet be nimble, internet be QUIC, Cloudflare shows off new networking shtick

The Register - 38 min 45 sec ago
So is it goodbye, TCP?

CloudFlare has puts its weight behind a new internet protocol that should make mobile browsing faster and more secure.…

Have I been pwned, Firefox? Well, let's ask the browser's builtin Have I Been Pwned tool

The Register - 1 hour 11 min ago
Email queries get hash protection via Firefox Monitor

Mozilla on Tuesday debuted a service called Firefox Monitor that it has been testing to help people see whether their email addresses have been compromised.…

VMWare Fusion 11 adds support for Core i9 MacBook Pro and 18-core iMac Pro

Ars Technica - 1 hour 21 min ago


A new version of virtualization software VMWare Fusion hit Macs this week. VMWare Fusion 11 adds a new application menu and support for the 18-core CPU configuration in the latest iMac Pro and the Core i9 for the 15-inch MacBook Pro.

The release appears to have been closely timed with the launch of macOS Mojave, which hit this Monday. VMWare Fusion is one of the most popular virtual-machine applications for Macs; its closest direct rival is Parallels Desktop, which also released a new version preparing for Mojave last month. Parallels has many strengths, including a leg up or two on VMWare Fusion with certain features. But VMWare Fusion does offer its own advantages over the Parallels release; among other things, it has moved to using Metal as the default graphics API on the Mac. Parallels still uses the Mac's outdated OpenGL, though the Parallels team is working on making the transition.

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Instagram co-founders leaving company, reportedly amid clashes with Facebook - CNET - News - 1 hour 30 min ago
Instagram vice president Adam Mosseri is the most likely candidate to take over the app, according to multiple reports.

Nintendo Switch cloud saves disappear six months after subscription ends [Updated]

Ars Technica - 1 hour 39 min ago

Enlarge / Better keep paying for your Switch Online subscription if you want that cloud-based save data to remain accessible. (credit: Nintendo)

[Update Sept. 25: Nintendo has now confirmed to IGN that it will retain players' cloud saves for six months after they cancel their subscription. "Nintendo will allow users who resubscribe within 180 days to access their previous Save Data Cloud backups," the statement reads, in part.

This seems to be a reversal of Nintendo's previous plans, especially since a Nintendo UK FAQ still says, "Save data stored with Save Data Cloud cannot be kept outside of the duration of your Nintendo Switch Online membership." The new policy puts Nintendo in line with Sony, which also retains cloud saves for six months after a PlayStation Plus subscription lapses.]

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Valve reveals just how many PC gamers plug in gamepads—and which kinds

Ars Technica - 1 hour 51 min ago

Enlarge / How third-party controllers appear in the Steam Input interface. (credit: Valve Software)

Fans of PC video games inevitably point to the options they have for how they play their favorite games, whether with a keyboard and mouse, a large array of flight-sim pedals, or everything in between. But the data coming from leading PC platform Steam points to an interesting trend: millions of PC gamers who gladly stick to the console-like experience of a standard gamepad.

A Tuesday hardware survey from Valve Software, Steam's handler, reveals that "over 30 million" users have connected at least one gamepad to a Steam installation since the company began tracking "Steam Input" as part of its hardware surveys. And with some users connecting multiple pads to their PCs, the total number of connected Steam controllers ratchets up to nearly 60 million.

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Apple iPhone XS review: A notch above the iPhone X - CNET - Reviews - 1 hour 54 min ago
This year's iPhone is hard to judge without seeing the iPhone that's not yet here.

Nintendo Switch Online: Your guide to the paid subscription service - CNET - News - 1 hour 57 min ago
Nintendo's online subscription service is live. Here's what you get for your $20 a year.

Hennessey's 700-hp Goliath 6X6 is a rolling Lee Greenwood song - Roadshow - News - 2 hours 5 min ago
'Cause there ain't no doubt, I love (driving over) this land (at speed).

Cookie clutter: Chrome saves Google cookies from cookie jar purges

The Register - 2 hours 10 min ago
Privacy bod says 'remove all' function not living up to its name – netizens stay logged into Chocolate Factory

If you tell Google's latest version of Chrome to delete all of its cookies – surprise, you may end up with Google cookies on your computer.…

Facebook teams with Sphero to bring computer science to more schools - CNET - News - 2 hours 15 min ago
CodeFWD aims to increase the number of underrepresented and female students learning to code.

Verizon outage knocks out service across the US - CNET - News - 2 hours 21 min ago
States in the Northeast, Midwest and South are reportedly affected.

Would you spend 30 hours in a coffin to win $300? - CNET - News - 2 hours 22 min ago
You might think a coffin is the last thing you need, but if you can hang out in one for just 30 hours, you can win big.

Why Mojave’s dark mode isn’t dark enough

Ars Technica - 2 hours 23 min ago

The days of getting overly excited about an OS release have passed for me. Maybe I'm just getting old and cranky or maybe operating systems reached "good enough" status a while ago. But either way, it's not something I get worked up for.

But I'll cop to being curious to try out Mojave's dark mode. I browse Ars with our in-house dark mode (you'll find it in the upper-right three-bar hamburger menu if you haven't tried it yourself yet), I use night mode on Twitter, and I find myself more comfortable with darker interfaces these days.

I upgraded to Mojave on my iMac yesterday and found the installer had already pre-selected the dark option for me, presumably because I ran the dark menu bar on High Sierra. Seemed like a good sign.

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3D-printed gun controversy: Everything you need to know - CNET - News - 2 hours 26 min ago
Here's a breakdown of the debate that pits free speech and gun rights against public safety.

America cooks up its flavor of GDPR – and Google's over the moon

The Register - 2 hours 28 min ago
But Uncle Sam has already ruled out any actual laws and fines for breaking rules

The US government has started the process to create new rules on safeguarding America's online privacy, opening a "request for comments" on its initial proposal.…

NASA spots still-silent Opportunity rover on Mars - CNET - News - 2 hours 29 min ago
NASA's eye-in-the-sky orbiter snaps a distant look at the dusty rover.

Solo: A Star Wars Story now on Blu-ray, Digital HD: Every way to watch - CNET - News - 2 hours 32 min ago
Han Solo's origin movie is ready for home viewing.

Uber wins key ruling in its fight against treating drivers as employees

Ars Technica - 2 hours 40 min ago

Enlarge (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

A federal appeals court handed Uber a significant win Tuesday in its battle to avoid having its drivers declared to be legal employees. Uber has asked the courts to throw out the lawsuit, because Uber's driver agreement requires this kind of dispute to be handled in private arbitration instead—an endorsement that the 9th Circuit Appeals Court has now accepted.

Uber says that its drivers are legally independent contractors, not employees. That's significant because federal law strictly regulates the relationship between employers and employees. Employees are guaranteed to earn federal minimum wage and are entitled to overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours per week. Uber employees, in contrast, are paid by the ride and might earn much less than minimum wage if they drive at a slow time of day.

California law also gives employees the right to be reimbursed for expenses they incur on the job, which would be significant for Uber drivers who otherwise are responsible for gas, maintenance, insurance, and other expenses of operating an Uber vehicle.

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How to watch Microsoft's Inside Xbox stream: Forza 4, Xbox updates and more - CNET - News - 2 hours 55 min ago
Microsoft has taken over Goodwood Estate in Britain to show off Forza Horizon 4 -- and there may be other surprises, too.

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