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Google's Sundar Pichai latest target of social media hackers

@ 2016/06/28 read/post comments(0)
Hacking group OurMine is continuing to make some of the tech industry's elite look more than a little silly. After a string of high-profile hacks, including recent takeovers of social media accounts belonging to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Spotify...… Go To Full Article

Oculus realises DRM is insane

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Virtual reality pioneer Oculus has woken up to the fact that installing DRM on its headsets is about as crazy as having making punters wait for months for their pre-orders to be delivered. Oculus created a storm… Go To Full Article

Intel plans flogging off security business

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Chipzilla has run out of ideas about what it is going to do with it its security business and is apparently planning to flog it off. Five years ago Intel bought McAfee for $7.7bn acquisition.… Go To Full Article

How to Make Windows Troubleshoot Your PC Problems for You

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The Windows Control Panel includes a variety of “troubleshooters” designed to quickly diagnose and automatically solve various computer problems. Troubleshooters can’t fix everything, but they’re a great place to start if you encounter a problem with your computer. Go To Full Article

Smartphone shipments expected to fall further

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Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Digitimes says that Samsung and Huawei both reportedly have informed downstream suppliers to reduce their inventories… Go To Full Article

HTC will spin off VR arm

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HTC is planning to spin off its virtual reality subsidiary to help it build alliances and gain cash from potential strategic partners. HTC president for global sales Chia-lin Chang told the company's latest general shareholders meeting that… Go To Full Article

Vodafone's Smart Ultra 7 is another unremarkable refresh

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Vodafone is back in Moto G territory with the Smart Ultra 7, an own-brand smartphone designed to replace the decent Smart Ultra 6 from last year. The new model is a smidge more expensive -- £135 on pay-as-you-go, rather than… Go To Full Article

Shoot actual fire from your eyes with this 'Cyclops' helmet

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There are good and bad ideas in the DIY annals, then there's this X-Men inspired helmet that lets lets you shoot flames from your eyes. Developed by YouTube user "Sufficiently Advanced," the "Cyclops Visor" is simply a welding helmet with… Go To Full Article

Technology companies mull a post-Brexit pull out

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Some top technology companies are mulling if it is wise to try selling in the UK after the nation voted to leave the EU. For those who came in late, last week the UK public believed several… Go To Full Article

AI robot makes another run for it

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A Russian AI robot caused an unusual traffic jam last week after it “escaped” from a research lab, and now it seems that the robotic “one who didn’t get away” had another crack at escaping. Engineers at… Go To Full Article

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