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A new variant of the Petya ransomware has recently surfaced, called 'GoldenEye.' The program exploits macros and manipulates the boot process to further convince victims to pay up. Read more...

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With native wireless charging still nowhere to be seen on Apple's new generation iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, accessory manufacturer Mophie has launched battery cases that charge your phone wirelessly. Read more...

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The rumors were true: Pebble announced today that it has "made the tough decision to shut down the company", with Fitbit acquiring "specific assets", excluding Pebble's hardware devices. Read more...

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Sony has announced that sales of its PlayStation 4 have now surpassed 50 million units, having sold 10 million of its consoles - including the new PS4 Pro - in just the last six months. Read more...

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With today's deal, save $2,375 off an ITIL Service Lifecycle Super Training Bundle. Master the complete ITIL Service Lifecycle in 40 hours to start delivering premium IT services for big money. Read more...

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Purported images of Samsung's upcoming budget Galaxy A3 (2017) handset have been revealed by @OnLeaks. The leak also sheds light on the specifications of the smartphone from the South Korean company. Read more...

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In the latest of its 12 Days of Deals, Microsoft is offering up to 50% off a wide range of Xbox One games, as well as a free $50 gift card with a one-year Groove Music Pass, priced at $99.90. Read more...

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Competing with music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, Amazon has rolled out a family plan for Amazon Music Unlimited nearly a month after its launch in the UK. Read more...

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Western Digital has announced it's expanding its portfolio of hard drives, with the addition of two new models, currently in testing. Both use Shingled Magnetic Recording and offer 12 or 14TB. Read more...

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In celebration of Ubisoft's 30th anniversary, you can now download Assassin's Creed III for free on UPlay right now. This is the last title made available for free in the company's 'Ubi 30' promotion. Read more...

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More than a year after launch, Apple's Music streaming service now has 20 million paying subscribers. While that's an impressive user base, it's still only half that of Spotify, Apple's competitor. Read more...

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Zenith has published a new forecast which says that we can expect ad expenditure in social media to overtake the amount spent on ads in newspapers. By 2019, adspend in social media will hit $50bn. Read more...

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Intel and AMD might be entering into a patent licensing agreement, according to a credible industry watcher. If true, we may end up seeing Radeon graphics tech integrated into Intel's chips. Read more...

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Apple has recently been criticized for its closed nature and lack of transparency when it comes to basic research. The company now seems to be addressing some of those issues. Read more...

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It was reported that Fitbit was in the process of acquiring Pebble. It appears that Fitbit's aim is to secure the software assets that could be purchased for less than $40 million. Read more...

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Google has introduced a new compression technique, named "File-by-File patching", which reduces the size of app updates by 65% on average, and up to 90% in some cases. Read more...

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The Last of Us Part II's Creative Director has announced that the game will be co-written by a writer from HBO's highly popular show 'Westworld' and will be very intense. Read more...

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While we wait for more details to arrive about Nintendo's Switch, it appears the company has shed some light on the naming of the console. The Switch will arrive in March of 2017. Read more...

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Lenovo is teasing the official arrival of its next handset, the ZUK Edge. The ZUK Edge was previously seen in white but has now shown up online in black. The handset will premiere on December 7th. Read more...

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Google has announced that it will be 100% powered by renewable energy, aiming to reach this target during 2017. Google doesn't plan to stop there either, as it plans to use more green sources. Read more...

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It looks like we could see another "concept" handset hit the market before year's end. Huawei's Honor sub-brand could announce a modular concept handset tomorrow with a curved display. Read more...

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Social media sites have come together to create a database of hashed terrorist content that has been removed from a participating site, making it easier for partners to delete content on their site. Read more...

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"Leaked" images are circulating the internet that supports rumors of a 2017 Moto lineup. The device appears to be in final stages of production, sporting a stylish full metal unibody design. Read more...

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Apple just enabled single sign-on for the first wave of cable/satellite TV providers, allowing users to access content in various apps without signing into every app individually on iOS / Apple TV. Read more...

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Microsoft updated its Movies & TV app to version 10.16112.1015 this week. Users will now be able to purchase UHD movies from directly within the app, they'll see the UHD version by default, and more. Read more...

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