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The nasty new Jaff ransomware demands $3,700 payments

Attackers behind the highly successful Locky and Bart ransomware campaigns have returned with a new creation: A malicious file-encrypting program called Jaff that asks victims for payments of around $3,700

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How to play the Quake Champions open beta this weekend

Quake's back for the modern era, and Quake Champions is holding an open beta this weekend. Here's how to play.

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Here's what your PC needs to run Windows 10's Mixed Reality VR

Windows 10's Mixed Reality experiences are almost here. If you plan on hooking one of these headsets into your PC, here's what it'll need.

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Paradox teams with Tropico's devs for Surviving Mars, lends a hand on BattleTech

At PDXCon, Paradox unveiled a new Europa Universalis IV expansion, a Mars survival game with Tropico's developers, and that it's now publishing BattleTech.

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Germany will allow self-driving, but not driverless, cars on its roads

Add Germany to the list of places where businesses can test their self-driving cars on the open road -- as long as they have a driver sitting at the wheel ready to take control at any time.

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How to customize Game Bar keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

The Game Bar has a whole bunch of keyboard shortcuts in the Windows 10 Creators Update, and you can change them.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Windows 10's next big upgrade, and it's bringing all sorts of new features with it.

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Waymo, Uber dispute referred to US attorney for investigation

A lawsuit by Waymo, alleging the use by rival Uber Technologies of stolen trade secrets relating to autonomous vehicle technology, has been referred by a federal judge to a U.S. attorney, raising the possibility of a criminal investigation.

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Certain HP laptops are found recording users' keystrokes

Over two dozen HP laptop models may have secretly been recording users’ keystrokes by mistake, according to a Swiss security firm.

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Trump pushes US government to the cloud with cybersecurity order

President Trump has finally signed a long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity, which calls for the U.S. government to move to the cloud and modernize its IT infrastructure.

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This Microsoft wearable is helping Parkinson's patients write again

Emma Lawton is finally able to write her name again. The 33-year-old graphic designer was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease back in 2013. It's a movement disorder that took away her ability to draw and write -- until now.

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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New Windows 10 Insider preview lets you try Story Remix and other Fall Update features now

Windows 10 Insider Preview 16193 lets users try the new Story Remix app and other new Windows 10 Fall Creators Update features.

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Microsoft Build's biggest reveals: Windows 10 Fall Update, Story Remix, Cortana hardware, and more

Microsoft revealed the future of Windows, Cortana-powered hardware, mixed reality Windows VR headsets, and more at Build 2017.

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Microsoft's new mobile app enables Windows developers to test on iOS

Mobile developers building apps for iOS and Android have some new tools from Microsoft designed to make their lives easier. On Thursday, the company unveiled a series of apps and services, including one that’s designed to let Windows-based developers test iOS apps from their PCs.