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An HTC executive took to Twitter to announce that some versions of the HTC 10 handset will receive Android 7.0 Nougat today, but it's unclear when the update will become available for other devices. Read more...

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Apparently, LG is sending out emails to some customers who own a faulty Nexus 5X device plagued by the boot loop issue, offering them a full refund as a means for compensation. Read more...

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The HTC Vive is being discounted in a number of deals today, but the best one yet comes from Microsoft. The company is selling the headset with a discount of $100, with a further $140 in savings. Read more...

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A security firm found a new attack vector which exploits image files sent on Facebook. It will download a malicious file, which when activated will activate the Locky ransomware. Read more...

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The European Commission became the target of a massive distributed denial of service on Thursday. No data was breached, though internet service was taken out for the better part of the day. Read more...

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Samsung is reportedly in talks with Lenovo to sell off its struggling PC division. This would see the biggest PC maker become even bigger, and follows Samsung selling off its printer business to HP. Read more...

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China's Ctrip.com is set to buy Skyscanner in a $1.74 billion deal expected to close by the end of 2016. Skyscanner will continue to operate independently while supporting their existing products. Read more...

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LEGO has brought a new child-friendly game to Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, set in the DC Comics universe. The game is free and does not contain any in-app purchases. Read more...

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In what already looks to be a popular Black Friday deal, Google is including three months of free access to HBO Now with Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra purchases made between now and Christmas Eve. Read more...

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A new study carried out in the UK shows that many customers only buy line rental for the sake of getting online. Those that buy line rental to solely use the internet was put at 60% in the study. Read more...

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This Black Friday's discounts lets you can save a chunk off quality tech hardware, in which there's a $250 saving on an Alienware Intel Core i3 Desktop, as well deep discounts on other items. Read more...

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Microsoft Arrow Launcher received an update today that focuses on performance improvements, along with a few new features. Microsoft also claims Arrow is now 10% more efficient than previous versions. Read more...

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Microsoft's Phil Spencer has spoken of his love for Nintendo's "fantastic [games] and the memories that they have instilled in so many of us", saying that he'd "love to see Mario on Xbox". Read more...

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With this eBook, grow your business, build your career, find more customers, and build a valuable support network of likeminded business people before this offer ends on November 30. Read more...

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President-elect Donald Trump wants to offer Apple tax incentives to produce devices like the iPhone in the United States, but will customers be willing to pay more for the privilege? Read more...

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Xiaomi began pre-installing Microsoft's Office apps on its Android handsets earlier this year, and now the Chinese tech giant has started pre-loading Microsoft's digital assistant on its devices too. Read more...

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Synology announced the FS3017, a 24-bay rack mountable device that includes six cores, up to 512GB of RAM, and two 10GbE ports, but the performance isn't cheap: It's expected to top $10,000. Read more...

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A new OxygenOS update is now available for the OnePlus 3, bring various improvements and additions, including 1080p video recording at 60fps - but the wait for Android 7.0 Nougat continues. Read more...

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Microsoft has been developing "holoportation" as a new way of communicating when wearing a HoloLens or HTC Vive head-mounted display. Now the team managed to create a mobile version of the system. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal you can save five bucks off an Dimple 4-Button NFC Sticker. This gizmo gives your Android phone complete customizability to quickly access apps with one touch. Read more...

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The US Navy has said that data on over 130,000 of its sailors, including social security numbers, has been accessed by "unknown individuals". The situation is currently being monitored. Read more...

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Google's DeepMind can now recognize human words and phrases by looking at how a person's lips move. It already scores higher than professional human lip-readers and the system will only get better. Read more...

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The target list includes journalists from the New York Times, GQ, Politco and other publications but also diplomats, professors and security researchers. The attacks took place over the last month. Read more...

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Microsoft announced it would eventually retire its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) in 2018, but security researchers are urging the company to keep EMET around longer. Read more...

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Microsoft has cut $50 off some of its Xbox One S bundles, reducing the price of the console to as little as $249, and throwing in an additional $25 gift code, along with a free game of your choice. Read more...

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