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Dead Space creator Visceral Games shut down; upcoming Star Wars game changes direction

Despite the weaknesses of the third entry, the Dead Space trilogy still holds a place in the hearts of many horror fans. Sadly, the studio behind all three titles, Visceral Games, is being shuttered ...

1 hours ago from Techspot

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Microsoft rolls out new Windows 10 update and laptops

Microsoft has begun rolling out an update to its Windows 10 operating system, hoping to spark enthusiasm for its virtual- and augmented-reality ambitions.

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft is bringing back the beloved IntelliMouse

Between the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the launch of Mixed Reality headsets and the unveiling of the Surface Book 2, Tuesday was a busy day for Microsoft.

7 hours ago from Techspot

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Apple and GE team up on software to track power plants, machinery

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and General Electric Co say they are working together to make it easier to write software that can track power plants and jet engines on Apple's iPhones and iPads.

3 minutes ago from Reuters Technology

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Activision Patents Matchmaking Algorithm to Make Players Spend Money

Microtransactions get included into more and more games these days. Despite vocal gamer’s disdain for them, this is a form of revenue stream that generates billions of dollars annually ...

33 minutes ago from Geek.com

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Hackers stole bugs from Microsoft database but company never disclosed it

Database contained details required to carry out highly advanced software attacks.

14 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Microsoft's Precision Surface Mouse focuses on ergonomics

Microsoft has taken the wraps off the Surface Precision Mouse, a Bluetooth LE 4.2 and wired ergonomic model designed for folks who work on their PCs all day. With a wide flange for ...

24 hours ago from Engadget

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Adobe Flash Player users urged to disable software after it lets criminals infect computers

The software is being killed off in 2020, but for many that date can't come soon enough

Tue 17 Oct 17 from The Independent

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Wi-Fi security flaw could make every device in the world vulnerable

A computer security researcher from Belguim's KU Leuven has inadvertently discovered a major security flaw in the WPA2 protocol that protects the majority of Wi-Fi networks. This revelation ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Gizmag

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: How to download it now

Microsoft is staggering the rollout, but you can jump the queue

20 hours ago from The Independent

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