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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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Report: Haswell-E slated for Q3'14 release
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

In September, Intel refreshed its high-end desktop platform with Ivy Bridge-E. This chip is a modest upgrade over its Sandy Bridge-E predecessor, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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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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Report: NSA put agents in World of Warcraft, Second Life
— 11:05 AM on December 9, 2013

The whole NSA spying scandal just took an unexpected turn. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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CableTV subscriptions in decline as streaming video, mobile media rise
— 6:00 AM on November 26, 2013

Have you cut the cord on your cable TV service? I've heard more than a few tech-savvy folks talk about ditching traditional television services...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Australis UI lands in Firefox Nightly
— 9:12 AM on November 19, 2013

Mozilla has been quietly working on a new user interface for its Firefox web browser. According to a post on the Mozilla blog, the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google, I love you, but you're bringing me down
— 11:57 PM on November 14, 2013

I was listening to LCD Soundsystem the other day, and New York, I love you, but you're bringing me down somehow coalesced my feelings...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Internet Operating systems Personal tech

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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets won't support SATA Express
— 11:52 AM on November 13, 2013

Earlier this year, multiple reports suggested that Intel's next-generation motherboard platform would support SATA Express. However, new information seen by VR-Zone indicates...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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Netflix debuts new UI, will get exclusive Marvel programming
— 9:19 AM on November 13, 2013

Netflix has overhauled its interface for the living room. The update has apparently been in the works for more than a year and a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Microsoft pimps Internet Explorer with anime mascot
— 4:46 PM on November 6, 2013

If you've spent enough time on the Internet, you've probably come across OS-tans—unofficial manga mascots for operating systems and other software. They're sometimes cute,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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NSA reportedly has access to internal Google, Yahoo networks
— 6:00 AM on October 31, 2013

The NSA spying scandal continues. In June, documents leaked by Eric Snowden...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Report: Broadwell to feature audio DSP for low-power playback, speech recognition
— 11:38 AM on October 15, 2013

PC audio is getting interesting again. We already know that AMD has integrated DSP hardware into some of its latest Radeons. Now, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Revamped software, faster internals fuel WD My Cloud storage device
— 7:00 AM on October 2, 2013

Data storage comes in all sorts of flavors these days, and the external options are getting more and more capable. The latest is WD's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet Networking

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BitTorrent Chat taps P2P network for secure, NSA-proof messaging
— 10:15 AM on October 1, 2013

With a steady stream of revelations keeping the NSA spying scandal in the news, it's no surprise that privacy and security have become hot topics...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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NYT, Guardian: NSA has backdoors in commercial encryption software
— 5:06 PM on September 5, 2013

Thinking of using encryption software to foil the NSA's eavesdropping programs?...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Government pressure prompts secure e-mail closures
— 11:48 AM on August 9, 2013

In light of the recent NSA spying revelations, one might feel...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Comcast to steer users toward legal content with new anti-piracy scheme
— 9:21 AM on August 6, 2013

The next time you head to the dark underworld of BitTorrent for a Game of Thrones episode, you may be offered a legal alternative. At...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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