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It's official: Older versions of Internet Explorer are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of Internet Explorer.

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Qualcomm's new LTE modem hits a gigabit and touches the future of mobile

Qualcomm's Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem, coming to devices in the second half of this year, is the company's first chip for both forms of unlicensed LTE, the technology for putting cellular signals on frequencies like those used by Wi-Fi.

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Microsoft plans to make Windows 10, Xbox One game “crossbuys” a habit

Microsoft will launch Remedy's upcoming Quantum Break Xbox One game with a digital copy for Windows 10, with more deals like this to follow.

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HTC One M10 camera may use the same 12MP Sony sensor as the Nexus 6P

A great camera is key for any flagship to be a hit, and it appears HTC may borrow a page out of Google's latest playbook.

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EVGA introduces VR-friendly GTX 980 Ti graphics card

EVGA’s latest graphics card makes connecting a virtual reality headset to your PC a breeze.

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Hitman could become the first big DirectX 12 game

IO Interactive and AMD team up for a big performance boost on Radeon graphics cards.

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Chrome 49 for Android beta can now chat with smart devices around you

Google's Eddystone Bluetooth beacons can now share URLs directly with Android devices, expanding the physical web.

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Box Capture's new scanning tool lets you save physical documents in Box's cloud

Box now allows you to scan, then store, physical documents within its cloud service and its Box Capture app.

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As driverless cars win human rights, we risk losing our innate human fight

A self-driving computer algorithm may be the equivalent of a human driver as far as the NHTSA is concerned, but now is not the time to give up the driver's seat.

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Cinemax is now streaming to cord cutters via Sling TV

Cinemax streaming breaks from the cable bundle with $10 per month Sling TV add-on.

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Acer will preload Microsoft's apps on its Android phones

That's a nice looking Microsoft Android phone you've got there.

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Classic Windows 3.1 games and programs live again thanks to the Internet Archive

Archive.org's Windows 3.1 section brings SkiFree and JezzBall to your web browser.

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AMD reveals which processors you'll need for VR gaming on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

AMD details the CPUs that you'll need to run Oculus Rift, but I'm still confused

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Qualcomm's bringing LTE connectivity to wearables with new Wear platform

Wearables today are overwhelmingly tethered to smartphones. Qualcomm wants to change that by bringing LTE connectivity to wearables with its new Snapdragon Wear platform.

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Qualcomm's new chips target low-cost smartphones with premium features, including 21Mpixel camera support

Low-cost smartphones could be packed with premium features thanks to Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 425, 435 and 625 mobile chips.