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Advanced cyberspying tool dates from 2008

A highly sophisticated cyberspying tool has been used since 2008 to steal information from governments, businesses and others, security researchers said Monday.

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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

Sat 22 Nov 14 from CNET

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Microsoft Celebrates A Year Of Xbox One With Free Game Rentals And Other Goodies

The Xbox One reached the one-year milestone this weekend, and to celebrate its first anniversary, Microsoft is sending just about ever owner of its console a gift package containing several ...

23 hours ago from HotHardware

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Microsoft To Make Sunset Overdrive Free To Play For 24 Hours For Xbox Live Gold Subscribers

Stuck inside this weekend because of the snow and/or cold weather? Or simply looking for something to occupy your time? Good news, at least for you folks who own an Xbox One console and are ...

Sat 22 Nov 14 from HotHardware

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Nintendo 3DS hacker uses obscure game to crack its previously impenetrable security

Nintendo’s 3DS has been on the market for what’s coming up on four years now yet somehow, modding enthusiasts have been unable to find a pure software hack that allows the portable ...

18 hours ago from Techspot

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Blob Front-End Bug Bursts Microsoft Azure Cloud

11-hour intermittent global outages helped along by operator error

2 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Candy Crush is taking over your Facebook feed--again

The latest puzzle game from is making waves on mobile devices, and the latest advertising campaign on Facebook has reached millions of people.

Fri 21 Nov 14 from CNET

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FTC shuts down phony tech support firms that conned $120 million from customers

The Federal Trade Commission was recently granted a court order to shut down two telemarketing operations responsible for running what’s being described as massive tech support scams. ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Techspot

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Dragon Age: Inquisition review - a vast, masterful epic that you can truly lose yourself in

Welcome to Thedas, where demonic rifts have opened to a dimension known as The Fade and evil is coming through. You play as a mage, rogue or warrior and are central to the game's plot, which ...

Mon 17 Nov 14 from The Independent

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First look: One of stars of 'Game of Thrones' video game

Episodic adventure game launching on multiple platforms soon.        

Thu 20 Nov 14 from USA today

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