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Mozilla CEO protests Win10's default application setup process
— 12:54 PM on July 31, 2015

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard has written an angry open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella regarding a change to Windows 10's default application settings. Apparently,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

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Google begins removing Google+ integration from its services
— 5:35 PM on July 27, 2015

Like so many weeds in my herb garden, Google+ has long been deeply rooted in many of Google's services. Now, just as I've weeded my...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Samsung's SE370 FreeSync displays wirelessly charge your phone
— 9:10 AM on July 27, 2015

Have a phone with Qi wireless charging built-in? Samsung's latest displays take advantage of a natural place for such a charging station—the monitor stand....

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Weekend Shortbread
— 6:21 PM on July 25, 2015

The Fantastic Four Windows Central: Leaked slides show Intel's Skylake increased performance, could be inside Surface Pro 4 Softpedia: Intel Skylake for notebooks...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Night Shortbread
— 11:56 PM on July 24, 2015

Eight is Enough Ars Technica: The Amiga turns 30 WCCFtech: Intel Skylake slides show 10-20% CPU performance boost, faster iGPUs and new features...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Google+ team kills full-screen mobile ads, hopes others will follow
— 8:59 AM on July 24, 2015

Full-page ads on the Internet are like commercial breaks in TV programs—see one, and it's time to flip around and see what else is out...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 11:56 PM on July 23, 2015

The Pick 6 Reuters: Qualcomm's potential break-up could lead to courtship with Intel Reuters: Tsinghua Holdings chief says still in Micron talks,...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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AT&T nearing regulatory approval for DirecTV acquisition
— 8:54 AM on July 22, 2015

Big corporate mergers can take a while to complete, but AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV is one step closer. CNN reports FCC chairman Tom...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Ashley Madison data breach exposes broken vows
— 10:16 AM on July 20, 2015

Krebs on Security reports that Ashley Madison, an online "dating" site for those wishing to cheat on their spouses, has been hacked and its...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Friday Shortbread
— 4:34 PM on July 17, 2015

Eight is Enough WCCFtech: AMD confirms R9 Fury X out of stock due to high demand - HBM and Fury X ramping up...

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Attack breaks RC4 cipher in 75 hours, busts SSL, WPA
— 9:12 AM on July 17, 2015

Researchers have found yet another way to attack the aging RC4 stream cipher, an encryption scheme still used by many websites' SSL setups and the legacy...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Malware attack on Kaspersky Lab used stolen Foxconn certs
— 9:35 AM on July 16, 2015

Kaspersky Lab has revealed a few more technical details about the malware used in the recent intrusion into its systems, which the company...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Operating systems Networking

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Intel reports Q2 financials, qualifies Skylake chips for production
— 4:14 PM on July 15, 2015

Intel has released its financial results for Q2 2015. The company reported operating income of $2.9 billion on revenue of $13.2 billion, down 25% and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous Servers

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Firefox temporarily blocks Adobe Flash as vulnerabilites mount
— 9:05 AM on July 14, 2015

If you use Firefox, and you've noticed a bunch of dire security warnings about Flash being disabled this morning, there's a reason for that. Mozilla's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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New unpatched vulnerabilities uncovered in Flash, Java
— 12:52 PM on July 13, 2015

Watch where you point those web browsers: Oracle's Java and Adobe's Flash are both subjects of new zero-day vulnerabilities. As Ars Technica reports, a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Friday Shortbread
— 4:56 PM on July 10, 2015

The Starting Five Re/code: Ellen Pao out as Reddit CEO co-founder Huffman takes over 'A hard rain's a gonna fall' come Intel and AMD

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Gmail improves spam filter with neural network, sender tools
— 11:16 AM on July 10, 2015

Gmail product manager Sri Harsha Somanchi has outlined some new steps the free email service is taking to try to improve its spam detection on the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Thursday Shortbread
— 1:53 PM on July 9, 2015

7 Up VR-Zone: Leak reveals Intel Skylake release date Ars Technica's analysis: Nadella threatens to consign Microsoft to a future of desktop obscurity Asus...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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