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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65

It's a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling with the cancer for years and received treatment for it in 20...

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Microsoft browsers will disable 20-year-old security protocol

Microsoft has announced that it will be disabling the oldest versions of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol in Edge and Internet Explorer 11 by default in 2020. The company said in a blog post that the move is intended to help "advance a saf...

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ASUS ROG Phone getting its game on in the US this month

As hoped and as expected, ASUS’ Republic of Gamers is bringing what is perhaps the most ambitious gaming smartphone to the US market. And it won’t be alone, of course, because the ASUS ROG Phone will also be coming with its entire range of accessories that make it more than just a gaming smartphone. And while interested mobile gamers don’t … Continue reading

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Windows 10 file-deleting October 2018 update re-released as Microsoft reaction wows

Last week, Microsoft put the brakes on its Windows 10 October 2018 version 1809 update after some reports of post-update data loss. In addition to pulling the update, Microsoft kicked off an investigation into the matter, ultimately finding the problem. Now it has re-released the update, fixing the issue while shedding some light on how many people were impacted by … Continue reading

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Tuner coaxes 650hp from Mercedes-AMG GT

The car you see here is a hopped-up version of the already hot Mercedes-AMG GT sports car. One glance and you can tell the car is meant for performance

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Microsoft deal with Grab brings its AI, cloud tech to ride-hailing

Earlier this year Uber sold off its ride-hailing business in southeast Asia to a competitor, Grab, which is now raising $3 billion to further expand operations. Today Microsoft announced it's making a "strategic investment" in Grab, as the two launch...

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Xbox game streaming revealed as Project xCloud

It’s not exactly a secret that Microsoft has been trying to figure out a way to make game streaming work. Even before it confirmed its game streaming ambitions with a brief announcement at E3 2018, there were more than a few rumors that suggested game streaming would be a major focus at Microsoft in the future. Today, the company made … Continue reading

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Microsoft promises to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update bug

Microsoft has pledged to rescue those all-important personal files that its most recent Windows 10 update contrived to consume. The company was forced to halt the rollout of its October 2018 upgrades when users started complaining that their document...

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Amazon Echo Show 2nd Gen Review (2018): Alexa the screen star

The new Echo Show 2nd Gen finds a far more powerful Amazon Alexa waiting for it, with none of the touchscreen uncertainty of the original. Back when Amazon first launched the Echo Show, its first smart speaker with a display, few were convinced that Alexa skills would translate from voice-only. A little over a year later, the new Echo Show … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead game to be finished by Skybound, not Telltale

With Telltale Games shutting down in the most inglorious way possible, there are naturally well-founded concerns on how its still in-development games will continue. And more importantly, who will continue it. Although the ones beloved game developer keeps saying it will find a way to finish those games, it’s more likely that someone else will have to save the day

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