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Microsoft announced today that with Uber's new app, it will provide an additional layer of security by periodically asking drivers to take selfies, assuring riders of their identity. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite 2016 afternoon conference today, Satya Nadella and Deion Sanders took the stage to announce a new bot, which is designed to help users with their fantasy football. Read more...

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Google's big October press event is said to include the announcement of a new 4K Chromecast device. We're still a week away from the event, but we're getting our first look at Google's new Chromecast. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite conference today, the company finally announced the return of OneDrive placeholders in Windows. The feature will now be known as On-Demand Sync. Read more...

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IBM and China UnionPay have completed a blockchain pilot program successfully, which allows loyalty points to be shared between different banks from around the world. Read more...

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Valve is holding a Dev Days event next month from October 12-13. The event will see several talks held at the Washington State Convention Center. Interestingly, there is no mention of Steam Machines. Read more...

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Google is said to be developing an ultra-thin 12.3" notebook with stylus support priced from $799, as a showcase device for its new Andromeda OS, bringing together the best of both Android and Chrome. Read more...

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Security researcher Brian Krebs has been offered help from Google after his site suffered a massive DDoS attack. The attack which peaked at over 620Gbps is one of the biggest recorded. Read more...

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MediaTek has announced the newest edition to the Helio X series of chipsets, the Helio X30. The chip comes with a huge 10 cores, none of which operate under 2.0 GHz. It'll launch Q1 2017. Read more...

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Microsoft announced today that it is partnering with Adobe, which will be running some of its Creative Cloud services on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. More information is coming soon. Read more...

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88 days after revealing that Windows 10 had made its way to over 350 million devices, Microsoft has announced that that the OS is now installed on over 400 million devices. Read more...

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Apple's iOS 10 may be an outlier when it comes to improved security. Researchers are saying Apple took a big step backwards with the way it hashes backup passwords. Apple says it will fix the issue. Read more...

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Microsoft announced today that it will be releasing Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 next month, which is designed to help transition business customers to the cloud. Read more...

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Today is the first day of Microsoft's Ignite 2016 conference, where the company announced a number of new features for Office 365 users, including some for businesses and some for everyone. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite 2016 keynote today, the company announced a number of new security features, such as Windows Defender Application Guard for Edge, and much more. Read more...

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With today's deal, save $84.90 off an EaseUS: Partition & PC Utility Bundle. Three efficient pieces of software to make partitioning, transferring, and syncing your data between PCs easier than ever. Read more...

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Microsoft's business and enterprise event, Ignite, is about to kick off today. The company's expected to share news on Office 365, Azure and Windows 10 in the enterprise. Watch along live right here. Read more...

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Fruit Ninja is the latest game to get the Hollywood treatment. Billed as a live-action family comedy, the new movie will follow a group of misfits who team up as Fruit Ninjas to save the world. Read more...

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After cutting 50% off the Universal Mobile Keyboard in the US in August, Microsoft is offering a similar deal in the UK. The keyboard is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones and tablets. Read more...

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It's been a source of speculation for a year, but Google might take the wraps off a new Android/Chrome hybrid OS on October 4, when the company is also expected to rebrand Nexus to Pixel. Read more...

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Some Galaxy Note7 owners whose devices were replaced under the recall program are reporting that the new handsets are overheating, and that their batteries are losing power even while being charged. Read more...

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We already knew that a Minecraft movie was on the way, but Mojang has also announced that the first novel based on the blocky game is coming too, and will be written by the author of 'World War Z'. Read more...

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The Galaxy Note7 smartphone - which is currently being recalled in many markets - is expected to relaunch in India on October 7, while its sales in South Korea have been pushed back to October 1. Read more...

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There's been no end of deals on Microsoft's Surface devices lately. The latest one is aimed at budget-conscious buyers, offering 17% off the entry-level Surface Pro 4 - but you'll have to be quick. Read more...

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There's been considerable confusion surrounding the launch of HP's new Windows 10 Mobile flagship, as it's been intermittently delayed, out of stock, and shipping - but it now appears to be available. Read more...

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