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Upcoming Windows 10 update reduces spying, but Microsoft is still mum on which data it specifically collects

There’s some good news for privacy-minded individuals who haven’t been fond of Microsoft’s data collection policy with Windows 10. When the upcoming Creators Update drops this spring, it will overhaul Microsoft’s data collection policies. Terry Myerson, executive vice president of ...

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Apple still ignoring ‘touch disease,’ would really prefer you just bought an iPhone 7

A few weeks ago, we covered the so-called “touch disease” that’s killing iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hardware well before its expiration date. The problem, according to all reports, arose because of design flaws intrinsic to the iPhone 6 and 6 ...

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Microsoft, Sony, and other companies still use illegal warranty-void-if-removed stickers

One of the ways manufacturers coerce users not to modify or even open hardware they’ve purchased is through warranty-void-if-removed stickers. These stickers are common on electronics equipment — Microsoft uses them on the Xbox One, Sony has them on the PS4, and ...

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome. As we’ve discussed, there’s truth to the company’s statements. Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet ...

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The iTunes Music Store is 13 years old today, and iTunes is still a disaster

Over the past 16 years, Apple has built a reputation for creating high-quality products. The iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Macintosh are often criticized for being overpriced or poorly positioned for certain use cases. Gamers, in particular, get short shrift on ...

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Hope Solo: As of right now, I still wouldn't go to Olympics

Amid growing fears about the Zika virus and its impact on this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, U.S. Women’s National Team star Hope Solo reiterated that as of now she wouldn’t participate in the tournament. “If things stood as they are ...

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Giants Insider: Flowers ankle injury still lingering

Bill Kostroun/AP Ereck Flowers ankle injury could linger for a while, which is not good news for the Giants. Ereck Flowers’ ankle injury isn’t going away. The Giants’ rookie offensive tackle left Monday night’s win over the Dolphins because of ...

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Batman: Arkham Knight is still broken on PC, Warner Bros. offers refunds

Share This article The PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight continues to be a comedy of errors. In spite of numerous patches, a complete relaunch, and loads of promises, the game still performs poorly on a wide range of PCs. ...

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Scientists are still figuring out how their own memristors work

Share This article Memristors could be big — like, the future of computer memory, and even computing itself, big. But then again, the idea was first floated about 45 years ago, and we still can’t buy a product that uses it: ...

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Nagasaki A-bomb survivor still suffering

Eugene Hoshiko/AP Eugene Hoshiko/AP Eugene Hoshiko/AP For 70 years, Sumiteru Taniguchi, has struggled to breathe. He was riding his bike in 1945 when an atomic bomb fell on Nagasaki. Eugene Hoshiko/AP Sumiteru Taniguchi, 86, of Nagasaki, Japan, has trouble breathing ...

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