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The best VPNs

The best VPN service for 2024

These are the best virtual private networks out there, as reviewed and tested by experts.

VPNs are not a one-size-fits-all security solution. Instead, they’re just one part of keeping your data private and secure. We tested out nine of the best VPNs available now to help you choose the best one for your needs.

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Katie Malone
Katie Malone
4 hours ago
A screenshot of the internet archive website.

The Internet Archive has been fending off DDoS attacks for days

The attacks have been intermittently knocking its services offline.

The nonprofit organization has announced that it's currently in its "third day of warding off an intermittent DDoS cyber-attack."

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Mariella Moon
Mariella Moon
7 hours ago
FILE — OpenAI CEO Sam Altman participates in a discussion during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit, Nov. 16, 2023, in San Francisco. The Giving Pledge announced Tuesday, May 28, 2024 that Altman has joined its list of wealthy philanthropists committed to donating over half their fortunes. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

OpenAI's board allegedly learned about ChatGPT launch on Twitter

Former board member Helen Toner is now speaking openly about the events that led to Sam Altman's firing last year.

“[The] board was not informed in advance of that,” Toner said on Tuesday on a podcast called The Ted AI Show. “We learned about ChatGPT on Twitter.”

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Pranav Dixit
Pranav Dixit
11 hours ago

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The best budgeting apps

The best budgeting apps for 2024

Now that Mint has been shut down, here are the best 6 budgeting apps to help you spend and save wisely in 2024.

Budgeting apps can help you keep track of your finances, stick to a spending plan and reach your money goals. These are the best budget-tracking apps available right now.

The best VPNs

The best VPN service for 2024

These are the best virtual private networks out there, as reviewed and tested by experts.

VPNs are not a one-size-fits-all security solution. Instead, they’re just one part of keeping your data private and secure. We tested out nine of the best VPNs available now to help you choose the best one for your needs.

by 
Katie Malone
Katie Malone
4 hours ago
The best microSD cards

The best microSD cards in 2024

We put several microSD cards through a range of tests to figure out which offer the best value for your storage needs.

Here's a list of the best microSD cards you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
05.28.2024
The best wireless headphones

The best wireless headphones for 2024: Bluetooth options for every budget

Not all of these wireless headphones from Sony, Bose and others will break the bank.

Here's a list of the best wireless headphones you can buy right now, as reviewed by Engadget editors.

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele
05.28.2024

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