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As we reported yesterday, privileged users can represent a significant risk to...
No Man’s Sky, the highly anticipated space exploration game from indie...
There are lots of cloud storage services available, offering varying amounts of...
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Purdue University is leading part of an international effort to develop a system for the military that would detect doctored images and video and determine specifically how they were manipulated....
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[parsehtml]<p><img src="http://www.techspot.com/images2/news/bigimage/2016/08/2016-08-24-image.jpg" /></p> <p>As the mobile web continues to grow at a rapid pace, so does the number of...
Introduction PC gaming isn't cheap. First, you have to buy powerful hardware if you want to play the best PC games , then there's the cost of AAA games themselves. As we all know, Steam sales only go so far. Most people...
Apple inventor and co-founder Steve Wozniak is known for expressing his opinions on Apple's products and telling it like it is. Unsurprisingly, the legendary programmer has some free advice for Apple regarding the...
Android 7.0 Nougat has arrived. For the most part, Nougat's noteworthy features are under-the-hood changes like the better Doze battery and data saver, split-screen mode and a whole bunch of new emoji. Nougat isn't a...
If this keeps up, the list of entities not hacked by Russian intelligence will be shorter than the list of those who have . [Caution: autoplay annoyance ahead.] Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence...
I put a ssd drive in my computer and using my hdd as storage but when I try to access any files on word it says user does not have access privilages and I am the administrator can anyone help...
Most OEMs don't have much of a reputation for providing timely and consistent OS updates. There are a few exceptions here and there — LG's V20 is set to become the first non-Nexus smartphone to launch with...

Tech

By 2030 more than half of the world's jobs could be performed by machines. But far from a dystopian vision of humans being forced from employment by the rise of the machines, Tijo Thayil, section manager for robotics...
RetailNext will expand its Singapore and Asia-Pacific presence with the new investment....
Two of the most unique—and potentially revolutionary—games of all-time were released this summer. The first was "Pokémon Go," the augmented reality game for the iOS and Android operating systems in which players...
Apple has purchased medical records startup Gliimpse in order to broaden its presence in the personal healthcare information management market. Apple reportedly confirmed that the purchase took place earlier this year....

Gadgets

The engineering of its newest flagship, the T20, stands out in almost every way, from its all-metal earpieces to its DualCoil dynamic audio drivers. Continue through our RHA T20 Review to see if it deserves a...

Gaming

A woman has been killed in Japan after she was struck by a man who was playing Pokemon Go while driving, according to police. The driver hit two female pedestrians, killing one and seriously injuring the other,...
Battlefield 1 's Premium Pass will include early access to new multiplayer maps, four digital expansions, and a range of new weapons, dog tags, and skins. As detailed on the game's Origin page, it will cost...
Viz Media is celebrating its 30th anniversary, so congrats to Viz ! To mark the occasion, famed manga artists sent signed drawings to the company. One of them in particular, however, stands out in the cool drawing...
The southwest monsoon is affecting the western section of Southern Luzon and Western Visayas, bringing cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms, state weather forecasters said Wednesday....

Internet

South Korea said on Wednesday it will extend a review of a request by Google Inc in June for permission to take government mapping data out of the country for use in servers worldwide, with a decision due by Nov. 23....
(Reuters) - Online media outlet BuzzFeed will split itself into two new departments that will focus on news and entertainment, CEO Jonah Peretti wrote in a memo sent to employees. The move to create two departments -...
By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Trade Representative has upheld an import ban against certain Arista Networks Inc products following a June decision by a federal trade agency finding that the...
Introduction and a lucrative opportunity In the B2B tech world, there's always talk around the decline of the data centre and how the cloud will replace it in the foreseeable future. Why? Data centres are supposedly...

Linux/Open Source

Slackware is one of those Linux distros often described as being difficult to use. The Slackware Project version 14.2 released on July 1 does little to change that view -- at least, as far as installing it is concerned....
The Linux Foundation on Tuesday added PNDA -- the Platform for Network Data Analytics -- to its project menagerie. PNDA provides an open source, scalable platform for next-generation network analytics. It integrates...
Intel on Tuesday presented its virtual reality vision -- a vision that mixes virtual and real worlds into a kind of merged reality -- to developers attending a conference in San Francisco. Mixing reality and unreality...
A team at Google is working on a new operating system called "Fuchsia," but details are sparse. Fuchsia "is a new open source project that is not at all related to Android or Chrome OS," said Google spokesperson Joshua...

Security

If you are the type who uses a public network, business purposes, libraries, coffee shops, etc. there are threats that can access your private information. A VPN can establish security and privacy no matter where you go...
Some employers no doubt will see the 'Nosal' case as a valuable deterrent and tool to prosecute unauthorized access by employees and former employees....
“Shifting from a perspective of 'only humans control money' to 'machines and software control money' is really radical and it changes a lot of things,” says the Bitcoin and blockchain expert in the latest Unchained...
A guy can admit when he’s wrong, yes? Well, I’m here to state on the record that after I had kissed off computers operating the Windows 10 operating system this past year, I’m starting to like them again. Some of...

Social Media

A consortium of activist groups has sent an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking him to implement an “anti-censorship policy” at Facebook in its dealings with law enforcement officials in the wake of the death of...
Facebook has long been collecting information about its users, but it's now easier to see how it categorizes your political leanings. We show you how. The social network, and a new class of media outlets, is shaping...
Facebook , in the years leading up to this election, hasn't just become nearly ubiquitous among American internet users; it has centralized online news consumption in an unprecedented way. According to the company,...
facebook safety check italy earthquake 2016 The Facebook Safety Check dashboard for the earthquake in central Italy, providing information about the incident. BI. Facebook has activated its "Safety Check"...

Software

The mobile workstation market has evolved significantly over the last decade as computer parts have become more commoditised and consumer components turned out to be as powerful and feature-laden as their professional...
Medium-sized 4K monitors are finally becoming a bit more affordable, dipping below £300 (around $400, AU$520), a price point that makes them competitive, between 25-inches and 30-inches, with ultra-wide 21:9 monitors....
Like so many peripheral categories from the last century, dedicated standalone scanners have been relegated to niche markets thanks to the popularity of multifunction printers (MFP), commonly known as all-in-ones (AIO),...
Introduction, design, features and specs. As the BYOD (aka "bring your own device") movement gains more traction than ever, people are expecting more portable, multi-purpose and even stylish devices. Lenovo,...

Wireless

 Pinterest said today that it would be acquiring the team behind Instapaper, which will continue operating as a separate app. The Instapaper team will both work on the core Pinterest experience and updating...
Augmented reality is a special sort of reality, which means it needs a special sort of processor to create it. That's where Microsoft's Holographic Processing Unity comes in, delivering compact performance in...
Google has announced the distribution of the definitive version of its new operating system Android Nougat. Initially, all of the handsets that participated in Google's Android beta program will be updated with the...
 Facebook today is rolling out a number of improvements to its “Slideshow” ads, announced last fall as a means of offering an alternative to video ads in developing markets where bandwidth may be...