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WikiLeaks CIA files: New 'Dark Matter' release details how US 'hacked into Apple products'

After the original Vault 7 release, Apple said it had already addressed 'many of' the vulnerabilities allegedly exploited by the agency

Thu 23 Mar 17 from The Independent

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Razer Launches Its Own ‘Paid To Play’ Program

Have you ever wished you were paid to play video games? That’s pretty much the job of professional gamers, but what if you aren’t cut out to be a professional gamer, does that mean there goes ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Microsoft to license its technologies for use in connected cars; Toyota first to sign up

With tech giants Apple and Google continuing their expansion into the connected car segment, Microsoft has decided it wants a larger part of the market. The Redmond-based firm has announced ...

17 hours ago from Techspot

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Xbox One launch title 'Ryse' is free to play next month

April is fast approaching, which means another handful of games will be free to play on Xbox One through the Games with Gold program. During the course of next month, four titles -- ...

19 hours ago from Engadget

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An algorithm that knows when you'll get bored with your favourite mobile game

Researchers from the Tokyo-based company Silicon Studio, led by Spanish data scientist África Periáńez, have developed a new algorithm that predicts when a user will leave a mobile game. This ...

Thu 23 Mar 17 from

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Google says it's stopped a ton of 'dangerous' Android apps - CNET

The company says it's gotten better at keeping potentially harmful apps from reaching Android's 14 billion users.

Wed 22 Mar 17 from CNET

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A Fight Over Tractors in America’s Heartland Comes Down to Software

Some farmers who own John Deere tractors are using black market code to get around software that restricts how they can repair their equipment.

Wed 22 Mar 17 from MIT Technology Review

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Pokemon GO Water Festival Event Makes It Easier To Catch Lapras And Gyrados

Are you yearning for a Gyrados? Are you dying to catch a Lapras? Water pokémon will abound over the next few days thanks to Pokémon GO’s worldwide Water Festival. Pokémon trainers will be ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from HotHardware

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LastPass fixes just-discovered vulnerabilities - CNET

Security bugs in the password manager that could have led to passwords being stolen were fixed in less than day, according to the researcher who found them.

Wed 22 Mar 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Diablo 3’s Seasons Are Now Available On Console

If you play Blizzard’s Diablo 3 on a console like the PS4 or Xbox One, then you will be pleased to learn that after 3 years, the Seasons feature is finally arriving for consoles, according ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Ubergizmo

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