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911 Proxy Service Implodes After Disclosing Breach – Krebs on Security

911 Proxy Service Implodes After Disclosing Breach – Krebs on Security

The 911 service as it existed until July 28, 2022. 911[.]re, a proxy service that since 2015 has sold access to hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Windows computers daily, announced this week that it is shutting down in the wake of a data breach that destroyed key components of its business operations. The abrupt closure …

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An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

Grab any physics textbook and you’ll find formula after formula describing how things wobble, fly, swerve and stop. The formulas describe actions we can observe, but behind each could be sets of factors that aren’t immediately obvious.   Now, a new AI program developed by researchers at Columbia University has seemingly discovered its own alternative …

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Octopath Traveler: Champions Of The Continent Is Better Than The Nintendo Switch Original

Octopath Traveler: Champions Of The Continent Is Better Than The Nintendo Switch Original

Image: Square Enix Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, newly available on mobile, is a worthy sequel to the original 2018 Switch role-playing game. I had expected a watered-down combat system and a menu hell like many other gacha games on mobile devices. Square Enix proved me wrong. Champions retains the visuals and music that …

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Blazepods are interesting training gear, but they’re overkill for casual users

Blazepods are interesting training gear, but they’re overkill for casual users

Enlarge / One of my better data traces. Blazepod Fans of Formula 1 may have noticed that many drivers engage in reaction training before getting into their cars at the start of a race. For some, this is as simple as working with a trainer and some tennis balls. But you might have noticed 2021 …

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The Nier: Automata Secret Door Hunt Is Over, In The Wildest Possible Way

The Nier: Automata Secret Door Hunt Is Over, In The Wildest Possible Way

Gif: Square Enix / Sadfutago It all started with a question: “How do you get into the church?” The answer, it turns out, is simple: You don’t—at least not yet. Yes, Nier: Automata’s baffling secret door was all just an intricate mod. If you haven’t been following along, Nier: Automata’s secret door had all the …

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Video Game Streaming Is Still Struggling to Keep the Classics Alive

Video Game Streaming Is Still Struggling to Keep the Classics Alive

A few weeks ago, I was browsing Reddit and saw a helpful graphic listing the platform availability of several games in the long-running franchise Shin Megami Tensei, which includes the popular spinoff series Persona. The franchise’s developer, Atlus, had recently announced the release of several Persona games for new consoles, and the user who shared …

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