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Latest Snowden leak suggests the NSA can deploy and manage malware on massive scale
— 5:07 PM on March 12, 2014

The latest revelations in the ongoing NSA spying scandal are some of the most troublesome yet. Documents leaked by Edward Snowden and analyzed...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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New Microsoft brass 'extremely committed' to the Xbox
— 9:27 AM on March 11, 2014

Back in November, when speculation about Microsoft's CEO pick was at fever pitch, Bloomberg posted a story about one of the candidates. Stephen Elop,...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Microsoft snazzes up Office web apps with new Office Online portal
— 1:50 PM on February 20, 2014

Web-based version of Office apps have been around for a long time—we wrote about the first Office Web Apps tech preview way back in...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft launches OneDrive, gives away extra storage
— 9:16 AM on February 19, 2014

In the aftermath of a patent dispute, Microsoft announced last month that SkyDrive, its cloud storage service, would be rebranded as OneDrive. Today, the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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Touch-friendly Firefox for Windows 8 hits beta
— 6:00 AM on February 7, 2014

Mozilla has been hard at work on a Modern UI version of its Firefox web browser since March 2012. Today, Firefox for Windows 8...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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The Obligatory Super Hole VIII – The Uppity Armchair CD Edition
— 12:57 PM on February 3, 2014

Jason Fox, our resident Mac blogger, spends his days in the advertising business, and he has a tradition of rating the Superbowl commercials each year....

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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AMD's revenue falls 2% in 2013, but income and gross margin rise
— 10:44 AM on January 22, 2014

AMD's latest financial results are out. The numbers cover the fourth quarter of 2013 and the year as a whole, and the news is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Native 16-core Opteron appears in AMD document
— 4:40 PM on January 21, 2014

A mysterious new processor has appeared in an official AMD document. German site Planet3DNow first spotted the reference to the eight-module, 16-core part...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Intel sells OnCue TV service to Verizon
— 11:56 AM on January 21, 2014

Rumors about Intel's OnCue TV service have circulated since early 2012. The chip maker confirmed the project last year and promised to combine...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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New controller, in-home streaming details leak out of Steam developer event
— 6:00 AM on January 16, 2014

Valve's Steam Dev Days summit is taking place in Seattle, Washington this week. The press wasn't invited, and while Valve promises to release video...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Game consoles

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Chrome gets noisy tab indicator, new Windows 8 mode
— 9:19 AM on January 15, 2014

Yesterday, Google began the silent, automated rollout of its latest Chrome release—version 32.0. The new update doesn't look all that different from the previous one...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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13 hardware vendors working on Steam machines
— 8:02 PM on January 6, 2014

Valve just wrapped up what has to be one of the shortest CES press conferences on record. Just seven minutes after taking the floor...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Attack disrupts access to Steam and Origin game services
— 9:27 AM on January 3, 2014

Online distribution systems have made video games much more convenient to purchase. However, they also create an external target for malicious folks to attack. Overnight,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Report: NSA intercepts computer shipments, plants malware
— 6:00 AM on December 30, 2013

German news magazine Der Spiegel has published a couple of articles containing new...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Internet Software

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Goodbye, consoles
— 8:30 AM on December 27, 2013

For more than a decade, an Xbox console has lived under my television. I started with the original and moved on to the 360,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Fan mockups show OS X with iOS 7-style interface
— 6:00 AM on December 20, 2013

Okay, so, fan-made user-interface mockups aren't generally worthy of news coverage. I know. But come on: it's the week before Christmas, and nothing's happening out...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac

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Nvidia's ShadowPlay game recorder adds Twitch.tv streaming
— 10:28 AM on December 17, 2013

In October, Nvidia updated its GeForce Experience software to enable ShadowPlay, a feature that lets users easily record in-game action using the video encoding...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet

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Steam beta hardware ready to ship, SteamOS downloadable Friday
— 6:00 AM on December 12, 2013

Valve has announced that the first Steam consoles will leave the factory on Friday. The systems are going to 300 Steam users selected...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Operating systems

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