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Microsoft promises to make Windows 10 update popups less aggressive

Microsoft will be less aggressive in trying to convince users to upgrade to Windows 10, the company promises. The last couple of months more and more users complained about the aggressive methods used by the Redmond technology giant to make users switch to its latest operating system.

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Google wants to personalize ads for their users

Google intends to coordinate all their sources of information about their users and create personalized ads for them, but they are asking for your permission first.  If you agree to the change, Google will combine information they gather about you from Search, Youtube and Chrome and build a profile which will outline your interests, and provide advertisers valuable information about what kind of ads and products you might be interested in seeing.

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Crucial MX300 750GB Limited edition SSD review

The time has come and Crucial has now their first SSD that features the all new micron 3D TLC NAND, and as always expectations are high for the Crucial MX300 750GB limited edition SSD. So continue reading this review to find out more about the MX300 SASD and how it performs.

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MPAA head warns against removing geo-blocking in Europe

In a speech at the CineEurope convention, MPAA CEO Chris Dodd warned his listeners that removing geo-blocking in Europe will "cause great harm" to the movie industry.  Geo-blocking allows movie studios to release movies on different schedules for different regions, thereby maintaining control of the distribution in ways to maximize profits for the movie studios.  The European Commission is debating whether or not to allow such control, with a decision expected this fall.  If they do away with geo-blocking, Dodd warns that fewer movies will be released, and prices will increase.

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PSA: HP recalling some notebook batteries

HP announces another recall program, this time for batteries in select notebook computers.

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Seagate 1200.2 3200GB SAS Enterprise SSD Review

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Seagate 1200.2 SAS 3 Enterprise SSD. The Seagate 1200.2 results from a development and manufacturing partnership between Seagate and Micron. Micron offers exactly the same range of drives in its S600DC range. We are privileged that Seagate sent an ‘ST3200FM0023’ model (3200GB, Mainstream Endurance) for us to test. Myce has been very impressed by the SAS 3, 12Gb/s drives that we have tested so far so please read on to see if the Seagate 1200.2 lives up to our high expectations.

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Adobe fixes 35 critical security vulnerabilities including one actively exploited zero-day

Adobe has released a new version of its Flash Player that fixes 36 vulnerabilities including one that was actively used to infect computers with malware. Not only this so-called zero-day leak could be used to take over a vulnerable system, also 34 other vulnerabilities made this possible.

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Microsoft introduces faster web encryption in Edge browser

Microsoft is working on speeding up encrypted (HTTPS) internet connections. The Redmond technology giant has added a faster way of encrypting internet traffic in the test version of its Edge browser.

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Security researchers: 50% of ads on free live streaming websites are malicious

Belgian and American researchers report that 50% of overlay advertisements on free live streaming sites are malicious. The researchers developed a tool that allowed them to identity live streaming sites. The sites were automatically visited and the data stream generated by these sites was analyzed.

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Adobe Flash Player has another critical flaw

The most recent version of Adobe Flash player is 21.0.0.242, and it is currently vulnerable to active attacks on the net, with no patch available from Adobe until later this week at the earliest.  This flaw was detected earlier in the month by Kaspersky Lab and is being exploited by a relatively new group that Kaspersky has named ScarCruft.  They have started campaigns targeting data and companies that offer "high value" information.

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New FLocker ransomware locks smart TVs running on Android

A new ransomware variant is able to lock smart TVs powered by Android. The malware was discovered by the Japanese antivirus vendor Trend Micro who has called it FLocker (or Frantic Locker).

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Microsoft reports milestone of 350 million Windows 10 users

Microsoft reports that Windows 10 currently has 350 million users, 11 months after the the OS was officially released. The first large update to Microsoft's latest OS is expected for the 2nd of August this year.

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Google to provide a broadband speed test in search results

Google has partnered with M-Lab in what appears to be an upcoming search result feature for measuring one's Internet connection speed

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Judge dismisses movie piracy case based on IP address

In an astonishing outbreak of common sense, a federal court in Oregon has dismissed a copyright infringement case that was based entirely on the IP address of the defendant.  According to Judge Stacie Beckerman, claims of direct or indirect infringement could not be proved when the only evidence provided was an IP address, and the court has moved to dismiss this case sua sponte, which has not happened before in a US court in any movie copyright case.  Sua sponte means that the judge has come to this decision without a motion from either party involved in the case.

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Sandisk offers iPhone case with built-in storage

Mobile storage remains a problem for some iPhone users, especially those who bought 16GB versions of those popular phones.  Sandisk has come up with a new solution for those Apple customers, a phone case with built-in storage.  These cases connect to the phone using the Lightning port, and can expand storage capacity by as much as 128GB.

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Ad Blockers becoming ever more popular

Ad blocking has become a topic of fevered interest among publishers and advertising companies this year.  Many fear that the tipping point has been  reached already, with too many ads being blocked to maintain a steady income following the established methods of views in exchange for advertising.   A new report from a research firm called eMarketer  seems to back up this fear, showing a marked increase in ad blocking use.

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Batman vs Superman will be first 4k movie on triple layer Blu-ray disc

Movie studios are beginning to use the potential benefits of the larger, 100gb discs for their 4k Ultra Blu-ray movies.  Warner Brothers Studio announced that Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition will be the first movie released on this type of triple layer Blu-ray media.

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Firefox gets container feature to separate between personal, work, banking and shopping tabs

Mozilla's Firefox browser will get a new feature that makes it possible to open separate tabs for work, personal, internet banking and online shopping. The feature is called 'Containers' and makes it possible to open tabs in different contexts.

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Co-founder of The Piratebay has to pay €350,000 in damages to record labels

Peter Sunde, co-founder of The Pirate Bay has to pay €350,000 ($392,000) in damages to music labels, a court in the Finnish capital Helsinki ruled today.

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Microsoft patches 3 zero-day vulnerabilites and 5 critical leaks in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and Edge

Microsoft yesterday patched 47 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office and Exchange during its monthly Patch Tuesday. Three of them were known zero-day leaks, that according to Microsoft weren't actively attacked.

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$700 device allows criminals to pay with your contactless payment card

A $700 small device is sold on the black market that allows criminals to clone contactless payment cards and then pay with them. The device makes it possible to copy 15 contactless payment cards within a second.

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IDC: Free Windows 10 upgrade has negative effect on PC sales

The free upgrade to Windows 10 for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users has a negative effect on the PC market, according to market research company IDC.

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HDD manufacturer Seagate to lay off 1,600 employees to save $100 million annually

Reuters reports that American HDD manufacturer Seagate is cutting 1,600 jobs. The company hopes to save about $100 million annually by letting go about 3% of its employees.

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Microsoft Xbox cutting access to paid content

Xbox Fitness was an application that was introduced along with the Xbox One back in 2013.  As one of the primary apps for use with the Kinect 3D camera, it was given particular emphasis by Microsoft at the introduction of the console.  But that has all ended.  Microsoft has stepped back from the Kinect, with it no longer part of the standard Xbox One bundle, and now they have announced that the app is going to end as well, with a "sunset" period  for those who have bought it or the extensions to the program.

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Woman sues Microsoft for Windows 10 upgrade and wins

Not long after Windows 10 became available for downloads last summer, Teri Goldstein, of Sausalito, California, noticed that the computer she used for her travel agency business was running slowly, to the point she couldn't use it at all.  She said it would crash or become unstable due to the update to Windows 10.

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Apple phasing out its last SuperDrive-equipped Mac?

Apple's last computer equipped with an optical drive may be on the way out.

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New RAA ransomware strain created entirely with JScript

Earlier JScript infections silently downloaded the ransomware executable that made it vulnerable to being blocked by Internet Security software. With the latest strain, the JScript file itself includes the CryptoJS library so that the script alone will encrypt the user's personal files. This ransomware also packs the nasty password stealing Malware, Pony.

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HyperX Savage 4x4GB 2400MHz RAM review

DDR4 is now everywhere and as always speeds and size have gone up, and also priced have gone down. So that does mean that you can get a better kit for your system and the HyperX Savage is one of those RAM kits that offer great performance and great value. Continue reading this review to find all about the HyperX Savage DDR4 RAM.

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Microsoft makes it easier to perform clean install of Windows 10

To make it easier for Windows 10 users to perform a clean installation of the OS, Microsoft today released a new tool called the 'Refresh Windows Tool'. Microsoft announced the new tool together with the release of a new Windows 10 Insider Preview version.

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Netac N550S Elite 240GB SSD review

Today I am taking a close look at the Netac N550S Elite SSD, the drive is only 240GB and uses TLC NAND. So let journey begin, continue reading to find out everything about the Netac SSD.

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Apple to block Flash, Java, QuickTime and Silverlight by default in Safari 10

Also Apple will start to block Adobe Flash by default on its desktop Safari browser. The change will come with Safari 10 which will be released part of the upcoming macOS Sierra update. The browser will always prefer HTML5 over Flash.

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Apple allows bloatware removal starting with upcoming iOS 10 release

Apple will allow users to remove bloatware from iOS devices starting with iOS 10. The Cupertino technology giant is the first of the large mobile device manufacturers that allows users to take full control over the apps they have installed.

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Microsoft to launch NFC based Apple Pay and Android Pay competitor: Tap to Pay

An internal version of Microsoft's Wallet app reveals that the Redmond tech giant is planning to compete with Apple Pay and Android Pay with a new feature called Tap to Pay.

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