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Microsoft adds LinkedIn to its professional network for $26.2 billion
— 8:46 AM on June 13, 2016

Microsoft announced this morning that it will be acquiring professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in an all-cash...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: unlocked Skylake CPUs and more
— 11:32 AM on June 10, 2016

Happy Friday gerbils, and welcome to another Friday deals-of-the-week post.  We're hot off another Nvidia launch today, although you might have to fight to find...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Valve opens Destinations Workshop to budding VR landscapers
— 4:43 PM on June 9, 2016

The fine folks at Valve must be feeling virtually generous. Hot on the heels of a feature-packed update to The Lab, the software maker...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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New Game Ready drivers prep for the GeForce GTX 1070 launch
— 11:03 AM on June 7, 2016

Nvidia has posted a new set of GeForce Game Ready drivers. Version 368.39 provides optimizations for Mirror's Edge Catalyst, which launches later today,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Radeon Software 16.6.1 gears up for Mirror's Edge Catalyst
— 8:34 AM on June 7, 2016

If you're a fan of rooftop-crossing parkour shenanigans and you've got a Radeon graphics card, you'll want to grab the new Radeon Software 16.6.1...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Valve enhances The Lab VR demo with a massive update
— 5:31 AM on June 7, 2016

Greetings, virtual-reality gamers everywhere! Well, greetings to those with a Vive headset, anyway. Valve has published a substantial update to its free VR game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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AMD clarifies discrepancies in Computex Radeon RX 480 demo
— 12:51 PM on June 3, 2016

During AMD's presentation at Computex 2016, the company showed no fear as it compared the new Polaris-based Radeon RX 480 GPU to Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Deals of the week: discounted Skylake CPUs and cheap SSDs
— 12:33 PM on June 3, 2016

Good day, ladies and gerbils (or is it gerbils and gentlemen?) Its Friday, and that means hardware deals are on tap, just like every Friday since...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Zotac@Computex 2016: next-gen graphics cards and untethered VR
— 5:09 AM on June 3, 2016

As part of our Computex travels this week, we checked in with Zotac to see its latest mini-PCs and graphics cards, along with its much-talked-about...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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GOG Connect offers DRM-free downloads from your Steam library
— 11:54 AM on June 2, 2016

As of yesterday, CD Projekt's subsidary GOG.com has a new feature called GOG Connect. GOG users can connect their site accounts to their Steam libraries and import...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft sells 1500 patents to Xiaomi and kicks off partnership
— 4:50 PM on June 1, 2016

No need to check your clocks folks, it's actually early June, not April. Microsoft and Xiaomi have inked a "broad technology collaboration partnership," which...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Windows

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Gigabyte releases a flurry of X99 mobos and mini-PCs at Computex
— 8:00 AM on June 1, 2016

It's Computex season, and new hardware is practically growing on trees. Gigabyte's orchard has produced a few fine specimens: a flurry of high-end X99...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Gaming

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Deals of the week: 25% off Das Keyboard 4 and more
— 12:05 PM on May 27, 2016

Greetings, gerbils, and welcome to our three-day-weekend Friday deals of the week! This week we've got a nice range of gear to get you through...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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First GeForce GTX 1080 driver out with new VRWorks features in tow
— 6:10 PM on May 26, 2016

If you're one of the lucky b... er, few that have a GeForce GTX 1080 on preorder, you're in luck. The first official driver for...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming

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Thermaltake's Level 10 M Advanced mouse offers 16000-DPI sensor
— 3:12 PM on May 26, 2016

Thermaltake has pulled back the curtain on the latest entry in its lineup of gaming mice, the Level 10 M Advanced. The new model...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Crytek releases Cryengine source code on Github
— 4:00 PM on May 25, 2016

Back in March, Crytek started offering its Cryengine V game engine to developers on a "pay-what-you-want" scheme. Today, developers don't even need to go...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 gears up for Overwatch
— 4:46 PM on May 23, 2016

It's a good season for PC gaming, all right. There have been more than a few high-profile releases lately, and one could say graphics driver...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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We need your input as we plan the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 1:32 PM on May 23, 2016

There's only two months to go before the next TR BBQ. This post is specifically aimed at TR gerbils that won't be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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