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This week in games: Payday 3 announced, The Lion King invades Grand Theft Auto V, and more

Plus: The Apocalypse Now Kickstarter moves to a private site, Hot Wheels cars hit Rocket League, and more. This is gaming news for February 13 through 17.

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This $450 Core i5 laptop from HP costs less new than used

Walmart's selling this model, which offers a touchscreen, good amount of storage and RAM, and a Core i5 processor, for the same price as Amazon's refurbished units.

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Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could allow hackers to easily hijack their functionality.

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Computer crashed? You could blame forces beyond our solar system

As our personal electronic devices get more complex, researchers say cosmic rays could put them at a greater risk of operational failure.

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SAP license fees are due even for indirect users, court says

SAP's named-user licensing fees apply even to related applications that only offer users indirect visibility of SAP data, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday. The consequences could be far-reaching for businesses that have integrated their customer-facing systems with an SAP database, potentially leaving them liable for license fees for every customer that accesses their online store.

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Google tweaks its Verify Apps security feature to show what's been scanned

A change to the Android Security Settings shows the last four apps that have been scanned by Verify Apps.

AMD bundles Ashes of the Singularity with FX processors ahead of Ryzen's launch

AMD and Newegg's new promotion offers a free copy of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation with the purchase of AMD FX-series processors.

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Google wants your help with the development of the next Pixel

In a post on the Pixel User Community board, product lead Krishna Kumar asks users for input on the features and design of its next phone.

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AT&T jumps on the unlimited data bandwagon with an expensive new plan

AT&T is introducing its own unlimited data plan, but don't count on using your smartphone as a hotspot.

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The best cybersecurity advice from experts at RSA

Come to the RSA show, and you’ll find plenty of cybersecurity technology. The top vendors from across the industry are here, showing products for fighting ransomware, preventing data breaches and more.

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Arrest of Samsung’s Lee may not affect smartphone business in short term

The arrest of Samsung Electronics’ vice chairman Lee Jae-yong on Friday in South Korea may not have a direct impact on the company’s high-profile electronics business, including its smartphones unit, according to analysts.

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Pondering post-PC life, Intel dabbles in drones with $1,099 quadcopter

Intel has made a name for itself in PCs and servers but is now dabbling in a new product category with its first-ever quadcopter now on sale.

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PC prices will continue to go up due to SSD, DRAM, LCD shortages, Lenovo says

PC prices are going up due to a shortage of a number of components, and the situation isn't expected to change in the coming quarters.

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Stretchy OLED technology could pave way for new smart fabrics, wearables, even tablets

Michigan State University researchers have come up with something new in foldable displays: a foldable, stretchable OLED circuit that can be printed using a conventional inkjet printer.

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Israeli soldiers hit in cyberespionage campaign using Android malware

More than 100 members of the Israel Defense Forces, the majority of them stationed around the Gaza strip, fell victim to a cyberespionage attack that used malicious Android applications to steal information from their mobile devices.