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Microsoft and Facebook’s big undersea cable is now complete

Marea cable headed towards the oceanImage: microsoftMore than 17,000 feet below the ocean's surface, there now lies the "most technologically advanced subsea cable," providing up to 160 terabits (Tbps) of data per second — beating Google's alternative, now poorly named, "Faster." The cable is the handiwork of Facebook, Microsoft,

Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover has a new project

Be humble.Image: ryan hooverSilicon Valley venture capitalists are often associated with three commas, cars with butterfly doors, and hot tubs by Lake Tahoe. But none of that comes to mind when people think about Ryan Hoover. His name is frequently followed by "so nice" and "humble."  SEE ALSO: How

Amazon customers now have even more options for in-store returns

Image: Getty Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesAmazon customers now have a growing list of options when it comes to returning their online purchases in person. In addition to any of the hundreds of Whole Foods supermarkets across the country, certain Kohl's stores will now accept returns of "eligible items" as part

Hugely popular app CCleaner was bundled with malware for a month

Image: Shutterstock/Rawpixel.comCCleaner, a popular Windows app for system optimization and maintenance, has at some point been hijacked by hackers, potentially tricking millions of people into installing malware on their personal computers.  The threat was discovered by security researchers at Cisco Talos, who noticed that CCleaner was triggering their malware

China reportedly orders all cryptocurrency exchanges to shut down

Image: ShutterstockChina's cryptocurrency trading ban is very close to reality. The country's regulators have reportedly issued an order to all local cryptocurrency exchanges to halt new user registration by midnight on Sept. 15 and publicly notify users when they'll formally close.  China's state-owned Caixin broke the news on Friday,

Tesla’s electric semi-truck is coming Oct. 26

Tesla CEO Elon MuskImage: BEN MACMAHON/EPA/REX/ShutterstockTesla hasn't forgotten about its electric semi-truck. Originally slated for a September launch, Tesla CEO Elon Musk just announced that the truck will finally be revealed on Oct. 26 in Hawthorne. On Twitter, Musk called the truck "unreal" and a "beast," that's worth seeing