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Firefox 39 released – fixes 22 security leaks, now scans downloads for malware

Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox which fixes 22 security leaks including the so-called Logjam attack.

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Site and forum Plex hacked – hacker demands ransom

The site and forum of the popular media server software Plex have been hacked. In an email send to all affected users, the company recommends to change passwords. The hacker has demanded a ransom and threatens that if his demands are not met he will make all Plex user data public.

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Judge rules flagging toolbars as unwanted software is totally valid

A German court has rejected the demand of installer developer Freemium.com to no longer flag their software as unwanted by antivirus software of Avira. The judge ruled that toolbars are correctly identified as unwanted software.

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French magazine fined $11,000 for tips on illegal downloading

The French magazine Téléchargement has received a fine of €10,000 ($11,150) for publishing an article describing several tools and websites where users could download illegal content.

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European proposal means photographing landmarks becomes violation of copyright

Taking pictures of famous landmarks and uploading them to a website , Facebook, Twitter or Instagram will become a violation of copyright. Famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Brandenburger Tor, the London Eye or Sagrada Familia may need to be censored in holiday pictures published online to avoid violating copyright.

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iPhone 6 users suffer from Blue Screen of Death

The famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) is no longer a Windows exclusive, a similar phenomenon currently affects iPhones.

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Will Microsoft finally stop selling Lumia phones?

An internal memo from Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella promises tough choices are coming soon. What those choices will be is unclear but Nadella previously stated to struggle with the Nokia inheritance from Microsoft's previous CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Seagate announces single platter 2.5″ 4TB portable HDD

Seagate has announced the Backup Plus Portable, a portable HDD with a capacity of 4TB and an USB3.0 interface. The drive is the successor of the 2TB drive in the same series.

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Microsoft will sell Windows 10 retail packages on USB drives

Windows 10 will be Microsoft's first operating system that will be sold on USB sticks. Both the Home and Pro versions will have retail packages for which the OS is delivered on a flash drive (in addition to the traditional DVD).

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Google researcher discloses critical leak in ESET virus scanners

A security researcher working at Google has discovered a critical leak in antivirus software of ESET. Attackers can use the vulnerability to gain remote access to a system.

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WhatsApp enables free VOIP phone calls on Windows Phone

WhatsApp has added the VOIP call feature to its Windows Phone app. The call feature was already available on iOS and Android but now also Windows Phone users can make phone calls with the chat application.

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Want to be the first who get Windows 10? Become a Windows Insider

Microsoft will start to roll-out Windows 10 at the 29th of July but subscribers of the Windows Insider program will be the first in line. The distribution of the operating system will start slow and will be gradually scaled up to be able to identify issues in an early stage.

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Windows XP users switch to Windows 7 en masse

Windows XP users have massively switched to Windows 7, according to market researcher Net Applications.

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Why Microsoft should buy AMD

Microsoft is reportedly talking to AMD about an acquisition of the company. The chipmaker hasn't been doing too well the last couple of years but did manage to become the supplier of (graphical) chips for the Sony Playstation 4 and the Xbox One.

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 10158 to Windows Insiders

Microsoft today released a new build of Windows 10 to subscribers of the Windows Insider program. Build 10158 contains many new features that were already part of the leaked 10147 build.

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Sony reveals BDP-S6500 Blu-ray player with 4K upscaling and Super Wifi

Sony has released a new Blu-ray player that offers 4K upscaling and Super Wifi.

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Microsoft CEO to employees: volunteer some time to install Windows 10 in your community

Microsoft employees are asked to voluntarily install Windows 10 in their communities, according to a leaked memo from the company's CEO, Satya Nadella.

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Archos introduces Intel Compute Stick clone that’s $50 cheaper

Archos today announced its own version of the Intel Compute Stick. The stick runs Windows 10 and is a lot cheaper than Intel's version.

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Apple removes games that show Confederate flag

Apple is actively removing games which contain the Confederate flag. The flag is frequently connected to the recent shootings in an American church. Many games about the American Civil War are no longer available in the App Store.

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Amazon Prime service first to stream video content in HDR – beats Netflix

Amazon Prime is the first video streaming service that offers HDR content. The series Mozart in the Jungle will become available in the format without additional costs to subscribers with a Samsung TV with HDR support.

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Samsung disables Windows Update in their laptops

Samsung has taken an unusual, extraordinary measure with some of their laptops by turning off Windows Update.  As you know, Windows Update includes many different types of improvements to your computer, including patches to improve functions of the operating system, drivers for hardware and most importantly, security patches.  Without Windows security updates, users are vulnerable to many types of malware on the net.

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American Navy pays millions to Microsoft for Windows XP support

The American Navy has paid millions of dollars to Microsoft to continue to support its 100,000 computers still running Windows XP.

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AMD’s high-end and expensive Fury X video cards suffer from high pitched noise

AMD Fury X video cards suffer from a high squeaky noise.

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A day after previous build Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 10159

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 10159 to Windows Insiders today. Windows Insider that are on the 'fast' ring can update now and should get a build that brings more than 300 additional fixes.

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Toshiba announces MC04 6TB 7200 RPM enterprise cloud HDD

Toshiba today announced a new, high-capacity addition to the MC04 Series launched in May of last year. The new 6TB version of the MC04 Series of enterprise high-capacity HDDs is designed for bulk storage systems and servers supporting cloud-based applications and scale-out workloads.

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Users pirating Malwarebytes receive free one year license

Users pirating software of Malwarebytes are offered a free key for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium.

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Microsoft voices displeasure on Samsung’s disabling of Windows Updates

Microsoft has voiced its displeasure on Samsung's disabling of Windows Update which causes users to no longer receive security patches automatically.

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Sandisk’s 200GB MicroSDXC card now available, much cheaper than expected

A 200GB SD card that Sandisk demonstrated during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in March is now available and for a price that's much lower than expected.

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Myce SSD Price Index July 2015 – Crucial, Kingston and Samsung compete for lowest price per GB

This quarter's Myce SSD Price Index shows that the overall price per GB has dropped again and that Kingston, Crucial and Samsung continue to compete for the lowest cost per GB.

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Crucial BallistiX Sport LT 4x4GB DDR4 Review

Not that long a go I did take a look on the Crucial BallistiX Sport, now there is an newer version that has an update on the aesthetics, and also the LT in the name, the specifications on paper are identical to the previous kit, however lets find out if there are also any differences in the the performance, and also take a closer look on the RAM. Continue reading to find out more about the Crucial BallistiX Sport LT DDR4

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Judge: Facebook required to provide data to 21 year old revenge porn victim

A judge in the Netherlands has ruled that Facebook has two weeks to hand over personal details of a poster of revenge porn to a Dutch victim.

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MalwareBytes: Registry cleaners are digital snake oil

Software that optimizes or cleans the Windows Registry is useless and only misleads users, according to antivirus company MalwareBytes.

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Adobe issues emergency patch for actively exploited Flash vulnerability

Adobe has issued an emergency patch for a vulnerability in Flash Player that is actively used to infect computers with malware.

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