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Juul Will Pay $438.5M for Its Role in Underage Vaping

Disgraced ecigarette maker Juul has agreed to pay $438.5 million to 33 states and Puerto…

Here’s What Happens When Countries Use Bikes to Fight Emissions

Transportation produces about a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, and passenger vehicles account…

An ISP Settled Piracy Lawsuits. Could Users Take the Hit?

Charter Communications has agreed to settle piracy lawsuits filed by the major record labels, which…

A New Attack Easily Knocked Out a Potential Encryption Algorithm

In the US government’s ongoing campaign to protect data in the age of quantum computers,…

No NFTs in Minecraft? This Crypto Group Will Make Its Own Game

On June 20, Microsoft-owned Mojang announced that NFTs and blockchain technology would no longer be…

The DHS Bought a ‘Shocking Amount’ of Phone-Tracking Data

For years, people have wondered not if, but how much, the Department of Homeland Security…

The Weirdest Official ‘Doom’ Game Is Now Playable on Windows

The creators of the Doom series have presented plenty of official and unofficial historical retrospectives, but…

Hackers Can Steal Your Tesla by Creating Their Own Personal Keys

As the driver enters the car after unlocking it with an NFC card, the thief…

What Would a Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Mean in the US?

A committee of independent, expert advisers for the Food and Drug Administration voted overwhelmingly to…