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Is your PC vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits? InSpectre tells you - PCWorld

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:03

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Is your PC vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits? InSpectre tells you
PCWorld
The vital information you need to know about the serious Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits isn't whether your PC is inherently vulnerable to them—it is—but whether your system has been patched to protect against the flaws. Finding that information ...
Intel Corporation Passes Spectre and Meltdown Test, but Doesn't Ace ItInvestorplace.com
Meltdown and Spectre patches now available for Oracle systemsTechRepublic
Oracle issues security patches for chip flawsReuters
BetaNews -Computerworld -HEXUS -ZDNet
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Report: Microsoft Plans New Fable Game - PCMag

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:19

PCMag

Report: Microsoft Plans New Fable Game
PCMag
When it comes to open-world adventures, Nintendo has Zelda, Sony has Horizon Zero Dawn, and Microsoft has...? Right now it has nothing to call its own, but that could soon change. Microsoft is thought to be quietly planning a new game in the Fable ...
New Fable Game Reportedly In Development At Forza Horizon StudioGameSpot
'Forza Horizon 3' studio is reportedly working on a new Fable gameDigital Trends
A new 'Fable' game is reportedly in the worksEngadget
Gamasutra -Destructoid -PC Gamer -Twinfinite
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Samsung just launched a brand new Galaxy Note 8 version that you absolutely can't buy - BGR

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:04

BGR

Samsung just launched a brand new Galaxy Note 8 version that you absolutely can't buy
BGR
The Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you can buy right now, at least until the Galaxy S9 arrives. But don't expect to be able to find Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 8 version anywhere in stores. That's because Samsung just unveiled a model that's ...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets a Winter Olympics makeoverThe Verge
Samsung gives 2018 Winter Olympics athletes a special Note 8CNET
Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games9to5Google
Engadget -Android Headlines -Geek -SlashGear
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Nintendo teases new Switch 'interactive experience' announcement for today - The Verge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:10

The Verge

Nintendo teases new Switch 'interactive experience' announcement for today
The Verge
Nintendo announced a number of new titles for the Switch last week, and now it's ready to launch something entirely new. A teaser has appeared on Nintendo's UK site hinting at a “new interactive experience for Nintendo Switch that's specifically ...
Nintendo Promises Switch Reveal TonightRollingStone.com
Nintendo Teases A New Interactive Experience For Switch, To Be Revealed Later TodaySiliconera
Nintendo to announce a 'new interactive experience' for the Switch todayTechRadar
Metro -Vine Report -SegmentNext -Daily Star
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One of VR's most annoying problems could be solved soon - CNET

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:00

CNET

One of VR's most annoying problems could be solved soon
CNET
On-headset room sensing comes to VR: Occipital's hardware on an HTC Vive. Scott Stein/CNET. When wandering around with a VR headset on, I'm afraid of going too far without someone to spot me. The reason is simple: I can't really see where I'm going ...

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Making Money on YouTube Just Got Much Harder - PCMag

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:54

PCMag

Making Money on YouTube Just Got Much Harder
PCMag
There are many reasons people upload video content to YouTube, but increasingly one of them is the hope of making money through YouTube's Partner Program. Creators can earn money through the adverts served alongside to their videos. The returns may be ...
YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to make moneyDigital Trends
YouTube to manually review popular videos before placing adsThe Guardian
YouTube Announces Stricter Requirements For MonetizationAndroid Headlines
The Verge -Phys.Org -Recode -Marketing Week
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Watchdog Claims Toxic Conditions at iPhone Factory - PCMag

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:35

PCMag

Watchdog Claims Toxic Conditions at iPhone Factory
PCMag
A factory in China that produces iPhone and MacBook parts is failing to protect its workers from toxic substances, according to a watchdog group. Pollution at the factory in the Chinese city of Suqian is allegedly severe, China Labor Watch said in a ...
China Labor Watch again cites Apple for poor Chinese factory working conditionsAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple supplier accused of chemical safety and overtime violationsEngadget
Workers at Apple supplier complain of unsafe conditionsSiliconBeat
The Verge -Bloomberg -Patently Apple -ZDNet
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Google Chrome extensions with 500000 downloads found to be malicious - Ars Technica

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:13

Ars Technica

Google Chrome extensions with 500000 downloads found to be malicious
Ars Technica
Researchers have uncovered four malicious extensions with more than 500,000 combined downloads from the Google Chrome Web Store, a finding that highlights a key weakness in what's widely considered to be the Internet's most secure browser. Google has ...

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Google Chrome extensions with 500000 downloads found to be malicious - Ars Technica

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:13

Ars Technica

Google Chrome extensions with 500000 downloads found to be malicious
Ars Technica
Researchers have uncovered four malicious extensions with more than 500,000 combined downloads from the Google Chrome Web Store, a finding that highlights a key weakness in what's widely considered to be the Internet's most secure browser. Google has ...
Google Chrome Once Again Target of Malicious ExtensionsThreatpost

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Moto E5 image leak reveals rear-mounted fingerprint sensor with Motorola logo on top - Android Police

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:28

Android Police

Moto E5 image leak reveals rear-mounted fingerprint sensor with Motorola logo on top
Android Police
Last year's Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus both received high praises in our reviews. Those phones both sported front-mounted fingerprint sensors, just as Galaxy devices and iPhones did for many years. However, it looks like Lenovorola may be moving the ...
Motorola's 2018 lineup may include an iPhone X lookalikeEngadget
New Renders Seemingly Show The Moto Z3, Z3 Play & A 5G Moto ModAndroid Headlines
And This Could be the Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, and Motorola's 5G Moto ModDroid Life
Digital Trends -9to5Google -International Business Times -Phandroid.com
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Report: Apple supplier exposed workers to hazards, poor working conditions - ZDNet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:02

Report: Apple supplier exposed workers to hazards, poor working conditions
ZDNet
Apple CEO Tim Cook visiting supplier Foxconn. (Image: file photo). Catcher Technology, a Taiwan-based factory making casings for Apple's iPhone and Mac, violated 14 of Apple's supplier-responsibility standards, according to China Labor Watch and ...

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Nissan's Xmotion SUV is rugged on the streets, zen in the sheets - The Verge

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:51

The Verge

Nissan's Xmotion SUV is rugged on the streets, zen in the sheets
The Verge
The Detroit Auto Show was pretty light on concept cars this year, which maybe is a sign that automakers are more interested in showcasing the cars they actually intend to build than impressing people with their visions of the future. Which, as someone ...
Concept cars from Japan automakers offer glimpse into futureNew York Daily News
Nissan: Leaf EV pre-orders are over 13000Engadget
Nissan's Xmotion Concept SUV is a super-smart tech haven with a built-in assistant and gesture controlPC Authority
Autoblog (blog) -AutoIndustriya.com -The Auto Channel (press release) -the Irish News
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Levandowski faces more trade secret allegations—in lawsuit filed by nanny - Fast Company

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:44

Levandowski faces more trade secret allegations—in lawsuit filed by nanny
Fast Company
Anthony Levandowski, the former Uber engineer at the center of the company's intellectual property dispute with Alphabet unit Waymo, faces more allegations of trade secret theft in a lawsuit from a woman who says she worked for him as a nanny. Erika ...

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New Xbox Elite controller revealed in leaked images - The Verge

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:49

The Verge

New Xbox Elite controller revealed in leaked images
The Verge
Microsoft first introduced its Xbox Elite Wireless Controller back at E3 2015. The $149 controller has four interchangeable paddles around the back, Hair Trigger Locks, remappable buttons, and completely swappable components. It's been a popular choice ...
Microsoft may be working on a new Xbox Elite controllerEngadget
A new Xbox Elite wireless controller may be in the worksPC Gamer
New Xbox Elite Wireless Controller model leaks with USB-CSlashGear
Ubergizmo -Neowin -Thurrott.com (blog) -VG247
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Destiny 2 Servers Down For Maintenance On PC, PS4, And Xbox One Ahead Of New Update - GameSpot

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:56

GameSpot

Destiny 2 Servers Down For Maintenance On PC, PS4, And Xbox One Ahead Of New Update
GameSpot
It's a big day for Destiny 2, with the first Faction Rally of Season 2 kicking off. Before that happens, though, a new hotfix is set to arrive, the launch of which coincides with maintenance. Servers for the game are offline as Bungie prepares to ...
Destiny 2 Could Be Fixed Right Now If Bungie Wasn't So Against the SolutionTwinfinite
Destiny 2 Weekly Reset for January 16, 2018Shacknews
Destiny 2 Strike-Specific Loot is on the WayComicbook.com
Attack of the Fanboy -Daily Star -The Inquisitr -SegmentNext
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Bloated Facebook Messenger promises to simplify in 2018 - TechCrunch

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:04

TechCrunch

Bloated Facebook Messenger promises to simplify in 2018
TechCrunch
“The app became too cluttered,” Facebook's head of Messenger David Marcus announced today in a post of plans for 2018 including “massively simplifying and streamlining Messenger this year.” Between Messenger Day/Stories, its Snapchatty augmented ...
Facebook Messenger chief admits the app has gotten too clutteredThe Verge
Facebook Messenger head says the app is 'too cluttered,' and that a new design is comingCNBC
Facebook vows to simplify Messenger in 2018Engadget
Digital Trends -Barron's -Mac Rumors -Android Headlines
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Recode Daily: Facebook's breakup with news, explained - Recode

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:01

Recode

Recode Daily: Facebook's breakup with news, explained
Recode
Plus, Apple's iOS has surpassed global box office revenue, robots crush humans in a Stanford reading test, and the new-money bros spawned by the cryptocurrency craze. By Recode Staff Jan 16, 2018, 8:52am EST. tweet · share · Linkedin. Adam Mosseri is a ...
Facebook's user base and ad business could benefit from its News Feed adjustmentBusiness Insider
Facebook's News Feed tests reportedly help boost fake newsThe Verge
News Feed Revamp May Help Facebook Avoid Federal ScrutinyAndroid Headlines
Facebook
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​Cloud computing: Now Google adds more data centers, plans its own undersea cable - ZDNet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:23

ZDNet

​Cloud computing: Now Google adds more data centers, plans its own undersea cable
ZDNet
3D illustration. Image background concept of cloud computing. ktsimage, Getty Images/iStockphoto. Google is extending its cloud computing infrastructure with the introduction of five new regions and plans to build its own undersea cable. The ...
Google plans to build 3 new underwater cables to expand its cloud businessCNBC
Google to Expand Cloud Infrastructure With New Regions, Submarine CablesU.S. News & World Report
Google Plans to Expand Huge Undersea Cables to Boost Cloud BusinessFox Business
Capital.com
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