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7% of most popular websites try to ban users with adblock software

About 7% of the 5,000 most popular websites block visitors using an adblocker, according to a report written by researchers from several Universities. Researchers from the University of Cambridge, Stony Brook, Berkeley, Queen Mary and the International Computer Science Institute analyzed how many websites currently employ anti-adblock technology.

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WhatsApp Gold, the premium version of popular messaging app, is a scam

Scammers are currently trying to convince users to download WhatsApp Gold. The gold version of WhatsApp was, according to the scammers, previously only available to celebrities and adds numerous 'premium features'.

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TV and Internet Service Providers least liked industries in the US

The Temken Group released their latest customer satisfaction ratings, in which they polled 10,000 Americans on their experiences with twenty different industries.  TV service and internet service providers have ranked at the bottom of these surveys for several years now, and this hasn't change for 2016, though healthcare providers did tie them this year.  One additional note, this year was the lowest rating ever for internet service providers, so they are setting records.

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OMEN by HP: HP revamps gaming line with new PCs

HP revitalized its OMEN brand for 2016 with the release of two new laptops and a desktop. Hardcore gamers and casual gamers alike could enjoy the offerings.

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Lexar S45 64GB USB3.0 flash drive review

Today I am reviewing the new Lexar S45 64GB USB3 flash drive, a small USB3 flash drive that should carry all the speed that you need from something that small. You can continue reading to find out more about the Lexar S45 64GB flash drive.

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OCZ announces RD400 PCIe NVMe SSDs – 2,600 MB/s reads and 1,600 MB/s writes

OCZ today announced its new RD400/400A PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD that has specified sequential read and write speeds of respectively 2,600 MB/s and 1,600 MB/s. The RD400/400A series is available in capacities of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1024GB.

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Google is going to collect more personal and behavioural data to allow password-less login

Google will collect more personal and behavioural data on Android device owners to allow password-less login to apps. The new technology goes by the project name Abacus and was revealed during Google's developers conference Google I/O in San Francisco.

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Toshiba announces 8TB HDD in its X300 high performance series

Japanese HDD manufacturer Toshiba has announced a 8TB hard drive. The 3.5" form factor drive is the largest in Toshiba's X300 series which are also available in capacities of 4TB, 5TB and 6TB.

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Only 2 OCZ products left on the company’s new website – Toshiba all over the place

OCZ's new website shows there are only 2 SSD series left sold under the OCZ brand name. The company is now clearly a sub-brand of its new owner Toshiba. The branding of the Japanese electronics giant is clearly visible all over OCZ's new website.

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TeslaCrypt developers release universal decryption key – decrypts all files for free

The cybercriminals behind the widespread TeslaCrypt ransomware have released an universal decryption key. This is good news for TeslaCrypt victims as the key allows them to decrypt their files without paying for it.

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Microsoft releases ‘convenience update’ for Windows 7

Microsoft has released a 'convenience rollup' for Windows 7 which contains hundreds of updates for the operating system. The updates in this rollup are from after Service Pack 1 up to April 2016.

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Patriot announces 2TB SSD in its Phison powered Ignite series

American SSD vendor Patriot today announced a 2TB SSD that is part of its Ignite series.

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‘Samsung starts to show advertisements in smart TV menu’

Samsung will start to show advertisements in the main menu of its smart TV platform in Europe.

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Google OK’d to use Oracle’s Java in Android

The Google versus Oracle case has ended again, with Google in the clear. The issue, brought about in 2010, covered Android and its use of Oracle's Java without a license.

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Google’s Nexus Player sees retirement as Google Cast & Android TV see adoption

Google's 2014 media player, the Nexus Player, is no more. But it leaves behind a rich ecosystem.

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Samsung intros 500 GB variant of its 750 EVO SSD

Samsung's 750 EVO line sees a new addition: 500 GB at a tidy price.

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Redfox releases discount details for unlucky SlySoft license buyers

Redfox has just released details for unlucky buyers who purchased licenses shortly before Slysoft's demise. Earlier we reported about the different prices and available discounts, however some users were still confused. Ivan, administrator at redfox, has just released a clear details about the 50% off discount or 1 year free license.

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Messaging app Telegram now easily downloads torrents with Torzzan bot

Russian owned WhatsApp competitor, Telegram, makes it possible to download torrents with a bot called Torrzan.

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IBM files for patent of anti-piracy printer

American technology giant IBM wants to patent a technology that when it ends up in commercial printers, it could stop regular consumers from printing copyright protected content.

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FTC starts case against fake-Microsoft employees with thousands of victims

Several fake-Microsoft employees have been sued for scamming people to pay for non-existing technical problems with their computer. They reportedly scammed ten thousands of victims and made them pay several millions of dollars.

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Netflix launches tool to show how fast your internet really is

Netflix today launched a new internet speed testing service called Fast.com. With the new service it's possible to test the speed of both mobile and broadband connections anywhere in the world.

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IBM researchers make phase change memory cheap as Flash memory and 50x faster

IBM scientists have reported success in the discovery of new memory that is 50x faster and cheaper than Flash memory. Their discovery appears to be a breakthrough in the development of phase change memory (PCM).

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Server hiccup gives insight in Redfox’s security procedures

Earlier today the forum of Redfox, the new project run by former Slysoft employees, was down for a couple of hours. The hiccup and the report that the servers were up and running again give us an interesting insight in the security procedures used by Redfox.

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Microsoft to block insecure passwords

Tech companies may be planning for a future without passwords, but Microsoft has plans to help password users out in the interim.

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BSA report: Strong connection between illegal software and malware infections

Research from the Business Software Alliance (BSA) shows that there is a strong connection between illegal software and malware. According to a report from the Alliance, the risk to become infected by malware increases when more pirated software is used.

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Google Maps adding local ads to your searches

Google has been reluctant to put local ads into their well loved application Google Maps, but that may be changing very soon now.  Advertising from local merchants has been a strong source of revenue for Google and the popularity of Google Maps makes it a good match for increasing  this revenue.

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US hospital pays ransom but doesn’t get files decrypted – criminals ask for second payment

An American hospital that became a ransomware victim didn't get their encrypted files back after paying the ransom. The cybercriminals behind the ransomware demanded a second payment but the Kansas Heart Hospital didn't respond to that request.

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Gartner numbers show you need a magnifying glass to find Windows Phone users

Smartphones running Microsoft's mobile operating system, Windows Phone, continue to decrease in popularity. The latest sales numbers disappoint again and the market share of the OS is nowhere to be seen compared to Android and iOS.

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‘Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology (TSST) stopped making CD, DVD and Blu-ray burners’

Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology (TSST) has stopped making CD, DVD and Blu-ray computer drives since mid-April this year, leaving only Lite-on and LG-Hitachi as the only optical disk drive manufacturers.

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Fake Windows Update tries to scam users into buying new fake Windows license

A new sophisticated scam uses malware to show a fake Windows Update process that fails stating the license key is invalid. Victims have to pay $250 to 'activate' their Windows version again.

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AnyDVD HD license purchasing back – up to 50% discount if you buy now

After several weeks of waiting it's now possible again to purchase licenses for AnyDVD HD. The website of the Redfox Project has been updated with a purchase page.

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DVD-Ranger hopes to raise $86,000 to fund SoundTouch 3 development

The developer of DVD-Ranger hopes to raise €76,500 ($86, 259) to fund the development of his new Cinavia removal solution SoundTouch 3. He has posted a campaign on the GoFundMe crowdfunding platform explaining why funds are required.

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Samsung Magician refuses to update firmware without collecting personal data

Samsung's SSD toolbox, Magician, requires users to agree to collection of personal data, if they don't, they can't upgrade their firmware. Users are presented with a privacy policy after they've agreed to the terms and conditions. The privacy policy has an accompanying text stating that if users not agree, they won't be able to update their firmware.

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