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Windows security bug could let hackers hijack your printer

Windows security bug could let hackers hijack your printer

15 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Microsoft has patched the flaw, but Windows printer services could still be affected.
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Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen'

Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

In an interview with WIRED published Friday, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about the state of US coronavirus testing, vaccines, and Microsoft's...
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With macOS Big Sur, Apple succeeds where Microsoft failed with Windows 8

With macOS Big Sur, Apple succeeds where Microsoft failed with Windows 8

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

MacOS 11 Big Sur's public beta is here, bringing some radical design changes inspired by iOS and iPadOS. And, it reminds me of Microsoft and how it messed up Windows 8 back in...
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Here's Halo Infinite's gameplay trailer remade as an N64 game

Here's Halo Infinite's gameplay trailer remade as an N64 game

1 day ago   |   PCGamesN

Cast your mind back to 1999. Slipknot's debut album is all the rage, everyone's trying to work out how they feel about Star Wars : Episode I - The Phantom Menace, and Pokémon...
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President effectively bans TikTok, Samsung Unpacked

1 day ago   |   CNET

This week's major tech stories include the President's TikTok ban, Microsoft's Xcloud streaming launch date and all the news from Samsung's Unpacked event.
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Microsoft could be "a great steward" of TikTok's US assets if reported sale talks succeed, says Josh Elman, an investor in the app's predecessor Musical.ly

Microsoft could be "a great steward" of TikTok's US assets if reported sale talks succeed, says Josh Elman, an investor in the app's predecessor Musical.ly

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

VC Josh Elman, an early investor in TikTok predecessor Musical.ly, said he thinks Microsoft could be a good fit for TikTok if a reported purchase deal for its US operations...
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Whoops, our bad, we just may have 'accidentally' left Google Home devices recording your every word, sound, sorry

1 day ago   |   The Register

Plus: Microsoft to dump support for Cortana on iOS, Android phones In brief Your Google Home speaker may have been quietly recording sounds around your house without your...
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How to sync Microsoft OneNote notebooks on a Windows PC and keep your work up-to-date across devices

How to sync Microsoft OneNote notebooks on a Windows PC and keep your work up-to-date across devices

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

When you sync OneNote notebooks, you ensure your work on Microsoft's notes composition app is consistent and backed up across your devices. By default, OneNote syncs...
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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.17%

1 day ago   |   FXCM   |   3 articles

Investing.com - U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Utilities, Telecoms and Financials sectors led shares higher while losses in the Technology...
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Just like when you 'game over' two seconds into a new level. Facebook launches Gaming app without games on iOS

2 days ago   |   The Register   |   2 articles

Zuck, Google, Microsoft platforms barred from Apple's iOS software souk Facebook, Google, and Microsoft - suspected or convicted monopolists - are being thwarted from offering...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy Note 20

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Best outdoor speaker 2020: Play your tunes in the garden

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Lazing in the garden is one of life's great pleasures, if you've got one - offering up a summery day spent outdoors with family even at difficult times. And you need a speaker... Read more ...

Stateless man battling to remain in UK after spending 15 years in ‘limbo'

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Liew Teh, 39, has been ‘stuck in limbo' for 15 years A stateless man living in the UK has been unable to ‘start his life' for 15 years after he was wrongly advised to give up... Read more ...

Fallout 76 dev encounters fast-travel bug live at QuakeCon

Fallout 76 dev encounters fast-travel bug live at QuakeCon

Bugs happen, and sometimes they happen at very inconvenient times. During a livestream for Fallout 76 's new update, A Colossal Problem, at QuakeCon, the player encountered... Read more ...

Doom Eternal Easter egg is a Resident Evil 2 reference, maybe

Doom Eternal Easter egg is a Resident Evil 2 reference, maybe

Among the many, many secrets in Doom Eternal , one Easter egg is a mystery even to the developers. An alligator can be spotted in the sewers of the FPS game , and nobody's... Read more ...

Fallout 76 mod support is still coming - “stay tuned”

Fallout 76 mod support is still coming - “stay tuned”

Mod support is coming to Fallout 76, it's just taking a while. During a panel at QuakeCon, one of the lead developers gave a status update on mods coming to the MMORPG game... Read more ...

Why the most important PS5 feature could be one you can't even see

Why the most important PS5 feature could be one you can't even see

We know that the PS5 is a powerful console, capable of outputting beautiful graphics, but it's biggest draw might be one of its most understated features. Read more ...

Fall Guys has more players than Horizon Zero Dawn, Doom Eternal, and Sea of...

Fall Guys has more players than Horizon Zero Dawn, Doom Eternal, and Sea of Thieves

After a hugely successful beta , party game battle royale Fall Guys has had an even better launch. The multi-coloured multiplayer game has had peak concurrent players higher... Read more ...