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Epic says it added mechs to Fortnite to help less skilled players

Epic launched season 10 of Fortnite earlier this month, adding the controversial B.R.U.T.E. mech suits. These mech suits are pretty powerful and are able to make quick work of players and structures ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Techspot

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Microsoft's firmware updates are throttling the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to 400 MHz

To put things into perspective, the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 with its lowest spec i5-8250U runs at a base frequency of 1.6Ghz while an i5-8350U at 1.7Ghz powers the lowest spec Surface Book 2 ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Techspot

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How low-paid Microsoft contractors train Cortana by listening to you

Not only does Microsoft have human contractors listen to some of your Skype and Cortana voice recordings, those contractors are paid poorly and given repetitive tasks, according ...

7 hours ago from The Verge

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Epic Games Store brings cloud save support in latest update

Slowly but surely, Epic is adding features to its storefront that most gamers have come to expect from the likes of Steam, GOG, Origin, and others. The latest being cloud save support, which ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Techspot

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Kaspersky Products Leak Everything You Do Online, Straight Through Incognito Mode

Kaspersky Labs has been leaking data from any machine that runs its antivirus products. It broadcasts a unique identifier straight through incognito mode. ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Extremetech

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Microsoft fixes two wormable vulnerabilities as part of massive Patch Tuesday release

Microsoft has patched two critical remote code execution vulnerabilities that exist in Remote Desktop Services (formerly known as Terminal Services) as part of a much larger bundle of 93 security ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Techspot

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Microsoft Downplays Rumors Of Streaming-Only Xbox Project Scarlett Gaming Console

Do not hold your breath waiting for a version of Project Scarlett built exclusively for streaming. Xbox boss Phil Spencer threw cold water on what was becoming a hot rumor, fueled in large ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from HotHardware

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Next Saints Row title is 'deep in development' says THQ Nordic

Publisher THQ Nordic announced today in an earnings report that Volition, the studio behind the Saints Row franchise, is "deep in development" of the next SR game. It didn't have much else to ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Techspot

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Fri 16 Aug 19 from Techradar

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Mint-Condition Set of Pokemon Cards Sold For $107K

A set of Pokemon cards just sold for more than $107,000 (via Goldin Auctions) A first-edition set of Pokemon trading cards has sold at auction for $107,000. ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from

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