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Microsoft Rewards has launched in the UK, offering members the ability to collect points from store purchases, Bing web searches, and surfing the web with its Edge browser, in exchange for freebies. Read more...

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Microsoft barely mentioned Windows 10 Mobile at its recent Build 2017 developer conference, and it recently separated development of the mobile OS from that of Windows 10 for PCs and other devices. Read more...

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Following in the footsteps of other operating systems such as Windows 10, macOS, and iOS, it appears that an official blue light reduction mode has made its way into the latest Chrome OS Canary build. Read more...

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Microsoft has added fifteen new companies to the list of those who can sell its Surface Hub in the UK, following "huge demand" for the touchscreen collaboration device among British organizations. Read more...

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HTC has officially announced its new flagship phone, just two months after its last flagship went on sale. The U 11's key selling point is the ability to 'squeeze' it to activate apps and features. Read more...

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WhartonBrooks unveiled the Cerulean Moment handset in March, and started an Indiegogo campaign to fund its launch. That crowdfunding effort has now ended, having reached just 3% of its $1.1m target. Read more...

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Hackers have apparently obtained a copy of the upcoming fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and are demanding a ransom from Disney with the threat of releasing it online. Read more...

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Apple previously supported Boot Camp upgrades from the Anniversary Update to the Creators Update - but with macOS 10.12.5, it's added full Creators Update support with 'media-free installation'. Read more...

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A New Hampshire resident credited Siri with saving his life when, after an explosion, his hands were too burnt for him to call for help. Using a voice command, Siri called 911 for him, instead. Read more...

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The Games with Gold program's second round of titles for May are now available. Xbox Live Gold members can now grab Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris and Lego Star Wars: TCS for free. Read more...

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Neowin was at Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference this year. Here's a video of Andy and Rich walking around the Hub, talking to people, and most importantly, making fun of Skype. Read more...

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Google is reportedly preparing to bring its digital Assistant to iOS as a standalone app. The company could make the announcement as soon as this week, at its I/O developer conference. Read more...

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After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy A5 (2016) earlier this month, Samsung has now made the Nougat update available for that device, and for the Galaxy A7 (2016), in India. Read more...

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A listing on the Windows Store indicates that along with Spotify and iTunes, WhatsApp will also be coming to the Windows Store on PC. The app will be a port of the company's existing desktop app. Read more...

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A developer has created a working 'Pepper's ghost' holographic version of Cortana, using the Windows 10 version of the digital assistant, and custom animations developed through Kinect motion capture. Read more...

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Lenovo has announced two new devices, the Moto C and the Moto C Plus. They begin at €89 and €119 respectively, and are both fairly low end devices, but the latter has a huge 4000mAh battery. Read more...

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After a month and a half of them being in beta, Apple has now released iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5 Sierra, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1 to everyone, bringing some security updates. Read more...

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Microsoft held its annual developer conference last week, where it made a wide range of announcements across its product portfolio. We're eager to hear your thoughts on what it revealed at Build 2017. Read more...

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Netflix's latest Android app is no longer supporting rooted devices. Anyone with a rooted device will be told by the Play Store their device is incompatible, but there's a way around it. Read more...

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Netflix bumped up the prices of all its tiers over the weekend for select customers in Australia. The nature of the test hasn't been disclosed but it could be related to the country's Netflix tax. Read more...

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A group called Ethics in Tech held a legal march in Cambridge, MA on Saturday with their final destination being Tim Berners-Lee's office. They were aiming to stop EME (DRM) becoming a web standard. Read more...

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As part of an effort to combat technical support scams, the Federal Trade Commission in the US has announced a crackdown on the practice, highlighting 16 new actions with international partners. Read more...

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The ride-hailing company, Lyft, and Waymo have come to a deal to bring about an autonomous ride-hailing service. The two companies hope that they can better compete against Uber with the deal. Read more...

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Save $375 off this System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle. Manage enterprise computer systems by learning Linux, Docker, Git, and much more over these 95 hours. Read more...

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Hospitals, universities, tech companies, Petrochina, and numerous government offices are a part of the nearly 30,000 Chinese establishments affected by the recent ransomware attacks. Read more...

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