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Intel scraps annual IDF event as it looks beyond PCs

After 20 years, Intel is scrapping its marquee annual event called Intel Developer Forum, where tech enthusiasts gathered to load up on the chipmaker's news and technologies.

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IoT malware clashes in a botnet territory battle

Mirai -- a notorious malware that’s been enslaving IoT devices -- has competition. A rival piece of programming has been infecting some of the same easy-to-hack products, with a resiliency that surpasses Mirai, according to security researchers.

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New Google Wifi spotted at the FCC

We might be seeing a new Google Wifi mesh router in the coming months.

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Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, and Halo Wars 2 are all on sale at the Windows Store

Today is your last chance to get a great deal on these Xbox Play Anywhere games.

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People are disappearing from Google Photos albums, but a fix is coming

Some users on the Google Photos forum have complained that people were disappearing from their auto-generated albums, but Google is aware of the problem.

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Russian Android users get more app choices in Google settlement

Google will pay 438 million rubles (US$7.8 million) and will stop requiring its apps be preloaded on Android smartphones in Russia in an antitrust settlement with the country's Federal Antimonopoly Service.

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The Internet Archive brings Apple's classic Macintosh to your browser

The Internet Archive's newest collection lets you try classic Macintosh desktop systems, as well as software like MacPaint and MacWrite.

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Origin's new EON15-S gaming laptops are actually affordable

Origin PC's latest EON15-S series of laptops will start at a mere $999.

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Microsoft: Previous Windows patches fixed newly leaked NSA exploits

Microsoft said its already patched vulnerabilities revealed in Friday’s high-profile leak of suspected U.S. National Security Agency spying tools, meaning customers will be protected if they’ve updated their software to latest version.

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Leaked NSA exploits plant a bull's-eye on Windows Server

Friday’s release of suspected NSA spying tools is bad news for companies running Windows Server. The cyberweapons, which are now publicly available, can easily hack older versions of the OS.

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This week in games: EVE players hunt for real-world exoplanets, Battlefront II's trailer leaks, and more

Plus Bandai-Namco invites you to "Dine in Hell" next week, Dawn of War III shows off its campaign intro, and Oculus asks for another trial against ZeniMax. This is gaming news for April 10 to 14.

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Google preps Allo for a long-awaited desktop client, chat backups

In the latest update to its Allo messaging app, a look at the code reveals that Google is working to sync chats with a desktop client as well as add automatic backups.

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New NSA leak may expose its bank spying, Windows exploits

A hacking group has released suspected U.S. government files that show the National Security Agency may have spied on banks across the Middle East.

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Prices of SSDs and RAM will crash in 2019, Gartner predicts

Minor relief is in sight next year, when prices of memory and NAND flash will start to gradually decline. But prices will plummet big time in 2019, said Jon Erensen, research director for semiconductors at Gartner.

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Shape shifting bots could be the key to planetary exploration

The robots are made from a number of rods and cables allowing them to easily adapt to moving through challenging terrains and making it much easier for them to be dropped onto the surface of planets than current rovers.