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  1. Annoying-but-ignorable microtransactions can't ruin nigh-endless looter fun.
  2. Capcom breathes new life into its classic fighting game franchise.
  3. Ars chats with law philosopher Scott Shapiro about his new book, Fancy Bear Goes Phishing.
  4. "It is gratifying to see folks coming around."
  5. Like the 4060 Ti, it doesn't move midrange performance forward much.
  6. Most games perform better, but the gains are smaller than we're used to.
  7. Our event is over, but you can now watch a replay of the entire day.
  8. A fantastic design means fewer compromises from a bike you can fold up and carry.
  9. Will new TLDs undo decades of work to stop malicious links?
  10. Solitude is not a curse—it urges us to explore the mysteries of our galaxy and beyond.
  11. But for upgraders, the AMD Ryzen board will probably feel more transformative.
  12. Biology, geology, and chemistry all worked together to make the present atmosphere.
  13. Answering common questions about how passkeys work.
  14. New contender is a powerful portable PC that’s wantonly Windows.
  15. The Pixel 7a packs a 90 Hz display, wireless charging, and lots more aluminum.
  16. The passkey ecosystem is far from complete, but Google's implementation is now ready to use.
  17. E-fuels sound like a panacea, but there's not enough spare electricity to make them.
  18. A comfy keyboard, weird trackpad, blah webcam, and notably mature Linux desktop.
  19. Juice jacking attacks on mobile phones are nonexistent. So why are we so afraid?
  20. We tried the most interesting devices on the market to see what's worth your dollar.