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Serious bug in Linux kernel allows for privilege escalation
— 4:17 PM on January 20, 2016

The security team at Perception Point has uncovered a serious bug in the Linux kernel that could allow a regular user to get elevated...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix Servers

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Google's Brotli algorithm will soon compress web traffic in Chrome
— 11:35 AM on January 20, 2016

Google will soon enable support in Chrome for a new compression algorithm called Brotli. The algorithm has been in the works for a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking Servers

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Win10 will be the only Windows supported on next-gen hardware
— 5:36 AM on January 18, 2016

Microsoft announced Friday that Windows 10 will be the only version of Windows supported on future CPUs and chipsets. The company will continue to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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MSI releases updated mobo firmware for Skylake freezing bug
— 9:35 AM on January 15, 2016

Remember that Skylake freezing bug we talked about a few days ago? Intel said that system manufacturers would be able to correct the issue...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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EVGA lets users turn up the BCLK on locked Skylake chips
— 9:24 AM on January 15, 2016

ASRock and MSI already allow owners of their motherboards to overclock Intel's locked Skylake CPUs by adjusting those chips' base clock, or BCLK. EVGA is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Gigabyte's X170 and X150-series mobos offer ECC DDR4 support
— 3:31 PM on January 14, 2016

Gigabyte recently released a few motherboards based on the Intel C232 and C236 chipsets, and today the company added a new ingredient to that...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Fixstars' SSD-13000M goes all the way up to 13TB
— 9:54 AM on January 14, 2016

Yesterday, we covered Seagate's 8TB and 10TB hard drives. Fixstars probably saw that news and thought "psh, we can go bigger without moving...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Servers

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Say hello to Seattle with AMD's Opteron A1100 ARM SoC
— 9:23 AM on January 14, 2016

AMD introduced the first official product born from its Seattle project this morning. The Opteron A1100 system-on-a-chip will have up to eight 64-bit...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Origin Access service gives gamers VIP status for $5 a month
— 3:24 PM on January 13, 2016

Now this is something nobody was expecting—certainly on par with the Spanish Inquisition. Electronic Arts has pulled back the curtain on a surprisingly sensible...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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TrendMicro hole gives attackers the keys to affected PCs
— 9:40 AM on January 13, 2016

A recent version of TrendMicro Antivirus contained a serious security vulnerability that would let a remote attacker run arbitrary commands on the target system...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Gigabyte presents a barbershop quartet of Xeon D mobos
— 1:41 PM on January 12, 2016

For most gerbils, Gigabyte is a name associated with consumer-grade motherboards and graphics cards. However, the company has always operated in the server arena, too,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Networking Servers

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AMD Radeon Crimson 16.1 drivers come with a ton 'o fixes
— 10:46 AM on January 11, 2016

AMD has released version 16.1 of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers, and it's easy to see that its software engineers have been on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Windows 10 upgrade notifications can be disabled with a registry edit
— 2:28 PM on January 8, 2016

Since July, Microsoft has offered Windows 10 as an optional free upgrade for many users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. As we let you...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Gigabyte's C232 and C236 mobos blend work and play
— 5:58 AM on January 8, 2016

All the cool kids are releasing motherboards with Intel's C232 and C236 chipsets that blur the lines between work and play. It only...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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Asus adds two more RGB LED motherboards to its Aura series
— 10:04 PM on January 6, 2016

Like moths to a flame, motherboard manufacturers just can't seem to resist the allure of adding configurable RGB LEDs to their latest and greatest products....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Samsung's TabPro S puts Windows 10 on an ultra-thin canvas
— 1:59 AM on January 6, 2016

There's a new Windows 10 device on the market that's meant to provide all the functionality of a laptop in a tablet form factor, but...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Windows 10 reaches 200 million active users
— 5:25 PM on January 4, 2016

Windows 10 continues to grow in popularity. Today, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 is active on over 200 million computers, tablets, and phones. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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