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Apple loses $440 million infringement battle with patent troll

Apple has been ordered by a US District Court to pay Texas-based company VirnetX $439,727,418 in patent infringement damages and legal fees. This legal battle has been going on for years and it’s not over yet as Apple plans to appeal......»»

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Wi-Fi weakness KRACK disclosed, affecting nearly every connected device

Wi-Fi encryption security took a major hit on Monday with the disclosure of a flaw that affects virtually every device that wirelessly connects to the Internet......»»

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Doom is coming to the Nintendo Switch on November 10

If you've been waiting for the opportunity to shoot, punch or otherwise destroy demonkind on the go, Bethesda and Nintendo have good news for you. Bethesda's popular demon-slaying title 'Doom' is finally making its way to the Nintendo.....»»

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Survey data suggests buyers are opting for the iPhone 7, not the new iPhone 8

Apple’s annual marketing push for its latest iPhone is in full swing but according to one analyst, the new iPhone 8 has taken a back seat to last year’s model......»»

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UK lawmakers receive proposals to apply gambling laws to loot boxes

It was only last week when the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) announced that loot boxes do not qualify as gambling. The way the ESRB sees it, loot boxes are the digital equivalent of trading cards. So at least for now, developers can cont.....»»

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Canon"s G1 X Mark III is the first PowerShot with a large APS-C sensor

Canon on Monday introduced its first-ever point-and-shoot camera with an APS-C sensor, the PowerShot G1 X Mark III......»»

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Russia may launch its own state-issued cryptocurrency

At a private meeting in Moscow, Vladimir Putin has advocated for Russia to begin issuing its own cryptocurrency. Dubbed CryptoRuble, the Russian cryptocurrency will not be open for mining and will be under tight control by government authorities......»»

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Alphabet is teaching law enforcement how to respond to self-driving collisions

Self-driving cars are expected to help greatly reduce the number of vehicle collisions by eliminating human error but no technology is likely to be completely error-free. In a recent safety report from Waymo, Alphabet shared some insights as to how l.....»»

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Play original SNES, Super Famicom cartridges with the Analogue Super Nt console

Nintendo has done a lot for nostalgic gamers with the release of its NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles. The pint-sized remakes are loads of fun and make for great conversation pieces but they’re not without faults and shortcomings......»»

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Microsoft employees can now work in the trees

Working for some of the world’s largest tech firms means long hours and high pressure, but there are some perks. Googlers get to use the company's slides, games, beanbags, and other cool stuff when they’re taking a break, while Amazon.....»»

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Build your own robot with this Arduino training

You don't need to be a programming prodigy to understand how robots work. In fact, with the Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle, you can start creating your own autonomous machines with zero technical background, and it's on sale for 90 perc.....»»

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Huawei unveils Mate 10 family of smartphones with Kirin 970 SoC, up to 6GB of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery

Huawei, makers of the intriguing Kirin 970 octa-core mobile chipset, has unveiled its iPhone 8 competitor. The Mate 10 line will serve as the company’s first foray into the bezel-less trend that has encompassed 2017 and offer consumers addition.....»»

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Researcher finds third parties have access to cellphone data

Verizon is no stranger to privacy controversies. The wireless carrier was discovered to use a “permacookie” back in 2015 in which a string of about 50 characters called a Unique Identifier Header (UIDH) allowed Verizon to track subscriber.....»»

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Noctua introduces Chromax line in six colors other than brown

Perhaps one of the most long-awaited products has finally arrived for enthusiasts. Noctua coolers now have the option for black 120mm and 140mm fans with colored interchangeable anti-vibration pads. The chromax line offers red, yellow, green, blue, b.....»»

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Up to 13,000 cheaters are being banned from PUBG every day

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG as it’s better known, is breaking Steam records. The multiplayer battle royale game, which is one of our Best PC games you should be playing, now holds the platform record for most concurrent players.....»»

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Samsung"s Connect Tag tracker lasts one week on a single charge

Portable tracking devices that can be attached to a multitude of objects certainly aren’t new, but Samsung is launching the first of these products that uses narrowband technology (NB-IoT, Cat.M1), a cellular communication standard used for sec.....»»

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Hackers placed secret cryptocurrency miner on Politifact

It's been about a month since users discovered that popular torrent site The Pirate Bay had a hidden in-browser cryptocurrency miner on its pages that surreptitiously utilized visitors’ CPUs to mine Monero......»»

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WPA 2 security protocol may have been cracked

Security researchers may have discovered severe vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi protected Access II (WPA2) protocol that protects the majority of Wi-Fi connections around the world. If the encryption really has been cracked, it could allow hackers withi.....»»

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Naughty Dog denies claims that ex-employee was fired after being sexually harassed

As the movie industry deals with the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein revelations, more people are coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment against their superiors. On Friday, Amazon studio boss Roy Price was suspended by the company for.....»»

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