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Ten genuinely great things the internet gave us in 2017, featuring baby hippos

Unless you’re a corporation hoarding billions of dollars in offshore tax shelters, 2017 has not been a good year. From Trump’s Twitter tantrums to the constant stream of alerts about natural disasters, the news has offered little in the way of happy distraction. What is a milkshake duck? And why isn’t it the word of the year? Read more But ... Read More »

China gave Donald Trump a win on trade and he didn’t even know it

China’s opening of banks and brokers to foreign control was the single most-important thing that happened while Donald Trump was in China. Photo: Reuters Danang, Vietnam: American and other securities firms scored what looks like a big win Friday when China announced new rules allowing them to own 51% stakes in joint ventures. It’s just the sort of market-opening move President ... Read More »

The best PC games we gave up on

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” Here at PC Gamer we have very much taken W.C. Fields’ advice to heart. With ever-expanding Steam libraries and another sale always on the horizon, it’s never been easier to walk away from a game in search of new ... Read More »

A Russian hacker gave away hundreds of thousands of email credentials for social media votes

Tens of thousands and thousands of stolen credentials for Gmail, Microsoft and Yahoo email debts are being shared online by way of a young Russian hacker referred to as “the Collector” as part of a intended largetrove of one.17 billion data. it is consistent with preserve safety, which says it has looked at greater than 272 million specific credentialsto date, ... Read More »