The Audi A4 versus the Audi S5 reviewed—sometimes less is more

Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Audi) It’s been an interesting year behind the wheel here at Cars Technica. Quite a few of the cars I’ve tested have delivered surprises—underwhelming ones in the case of best-sellers like the Toyota Camry and Nissan Rogue, as well as unexpectedly delightful ones like the Kia Niro and Honda Accord. Think […]

15 travel purchases that made my experience with international travel a lot less stressful

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. International travel, from a distance, can seem like one big graph — replete with peaks and valleys. The peaks are almost exclusively confined to the trip, and the deep valleys […]

‘Slap on the wrist’: Drug dealer who raped dying schoolgirl gets less than 3yrs in jail

A prison sentence of 34 months given to 20-year-old drug dealer was the legal maximum, despite his admitting to overdosing and raping an 18-year-old schoolgirl, as well as allowing her to die and trying to dispose of her body. Snohomish County Judge Linda Krese was “surprised” and “outraged” by the deficiency in Washington’s state law […]

Two new supply-chain attacks come to light in less than a week

Enlarge (credit: Brian Smithson / Flickr) Most of us don’t think twice about installing software or updates from a trusted developer. We scrutinize the source site carefully to make sure it’s legitimate, and then we let the code run on our computers without much more thought. As developers continue to make software and webpages harder […]

Comcast complains it will make less money under Calif. net neutrality law

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) California’s net neutrality law will cause “significant lost revenues” for Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company said in a court filing this month. Comcast described the net neutrality law’s potential impact on its ability to charge online service providers and network operators for network interconnection. “The paid interconnection provisions will harm […]

30 men’s boots you’d be surprised are available on Amazon Prime — all $300 or less

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon probably isn’t the first online retailer that comes to mind for fall boots, but you’d be surprised by the wide selection and accessible pricing. With a $ 300 budget, […]

Trump jokes about Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic Senate candidate: I like her music ‘25% less’ now

Andrew H. Walker/Getty President Donald Trump said he likes Taylor Swift’s music “about 25% less” now that she’s endorsed two Democratic candidates running in her home state of Tennessee ahead of the November midterm elections. Swift shared her endorsement with her 112 million followers on Instagram Sunday night. It’s the first time she publicly revealed […]