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Today, Activision's iconic title, Pitfall!, for the Atari 2600 celebrates its 35th anniversary. It was originally released on April 20 in 1982 and has since spawned a few sequels on various platforms. Read more...

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It has been nearly three years since Plastc promised the world a new kind of credit card. Today, the firm posted to its website that it had run out of funds and will be closing down the company. Read more...

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said in an earnings call that the first ARM-powered PCs are slated to arrive in the fourth quarter, which will be after the next feature release of Windows 10. Read more...

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A leaked incident report offers some interesting insights into what Apple could be working on. It hints towards everything from improvements to Watch, to possible AR glass prototypes. Read more...

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One is called a Mix, the other is a Mi MIX, but these two phones from different Chinese manufacturers, Doogee and Xiaomi, have both caught up with the latest in bezel-less screen technology. Read more...

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Microsoft today released the April 2017 builds of the Windows developer evaluation virtual machines, available for VMWare, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, and Parallels. Licensed versions will be available too. Read more...

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iOS and Android users have been able to use Instagram's new features for quite some time. Now, Windows 10 PC and Mobile users can enjoy an extended upload limit and ability to send temporary images. Read more...

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Microsoft today announced a number of changes to its Office 365 ProPlus plan, offering new tools, extending the support of feature updates, promising two updates per year, and more. Read more...

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Samsung has begun rolling out the latest security patches for its new Galaxy S8+ in Europe. The update includes fixes for dozens of Android vulnerabilities, and 16 issues unique to its Galaxy devices. Read more...

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The Minecraft Fallout Mash-Up Pack is now available for those running the Windows 10 or Pocket Edition of the game. It had previously been made available on consoles in December of last year. Read more...

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Microsoft today announced five more titles that are being added to the list of Xbox 360 games playable on the Xbox One through the Backward Compatibility program, including Contra and more. Read more...

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Google has added support for multiple users to its Home speaker hub, using voice recognition to distinguish between up to six users on each device, offering personalized features for each of them. Read more...

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After reports that Huawei was using different kinds of memory chips in its latest P10 and P10 Plus that affect its performance, the firm has now chimed in, confirming the practice. Read more...

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GOG and Deep Silver have joined forces to give away free copies of Saints Row 2. The offer is available for the next two days, with a Deep Silver publisher sale arriving alongside it. Read more...

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Though the hotel operator originally said just a dozen locations had been affected, new data has been released, which shows over 1000 hotels in the US alone were overrun with malware. Read more...

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Microsoft today announced that the next feature update to Windows 10, codenamed Redstone 3, will arrive this September, and it will also align with the next release of Office 365 ProPlus. Read more...

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Facebook unveiled a couple of research projects seemingly taken straight out of science fiction. One of them involves making people hear through their skin, while the other one reads your thoughts. Read more...

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Remember when HTC promised to bring Android updates to its One A9 within 15 days of their release for Nexus devices? Well, it's now bringing Nougat to the One A9 in India, eight months behind Google. Read more...

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Amazon has opened up an on-demand service for developers, called Lex. Devs can implement the feature in their apps to take advantage of some of the same tech that powers the popular Alexa assistant. Read more...

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Facebook is not only popularizing VR, but also helping the wider community adopt and develop more immersive technologies. As part of that, it unveiled two 360-degree cameras, called x24 and x6. Read more...

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At its F8 developer conference, Facebook unveiled a feature called Delegated Account Recovery, which would act as a method to securely log into third party sites using your Facebook account. Read more...

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Android Wear 2.0 was delayed for months, but in February, Google announced its rollout for eligible devices "in the coming weeks". It now says the update won't reach some devices until "late May". Read more...

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Mastercard has revealed a new credit card with a fingerprint scanner. While fingerprint security isn't foolproof, it does improve the current state of bank card security, which uses just a PIN. Read more...

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With today's deal, save over $500 off The Four Volume Cyber Security Bundle. Take an encyclopedic dive into Network Security, Anti-Malware Practices, Tracking Prevention, and more. Read more...

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The FBI and CIA are conducting a joint investigation to determine the source of the Vault7 leaks. Previously, Wikileaks said they got the information from a former U.S. intelligence contractor. Read more...

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