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Twitch fights view-inflating bot makers with lawsuit

The lawsuit is part of an effort by the livestreaming site to prevent video creators from gaming the system and artificially inflating their view counts.

GoToMyPC hit with hack attack; users need to reset passwords

Citrix's remote access service got hit by a "sophisticated" attack over the weekend, prompting password resets for all GoToMyPC users.

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Facebook to users: Download Moments or say goodbye to your synced photos

If you've synced photos from your phone to Facebook, you have until July 7 to get the Moments app or download your photos; otherwise, they will disappear from Facebook.

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Report: NFC tap-to-pay coming soon to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft Wallet 2.0, coming as part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, will let you pay via NFC credit card terminals, and will support loyalty cards from a range of US-based merchants.

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Security researcher: Anyone can see links you share using Facebook Messenger

A quirk in Facebook's developer tools lets anyone randomly see links others have shared using Facebook Messenger. But don't hold your breath for Facebook to issue a fix.

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Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks

Watch this video to see Android apps in action on Chrome OS.

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Instagram goes algorithmic, will try to guess what you want to see in your feed

The social network's new feed, which will put posts it thinks you'll be most interested in at the top, will begin rolling out to users over the next month.

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Facebook begins removing chat from its mobile site, nudges users toward its Messenger app

The social media company appears to be gradually moving all mobile website users to its standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android.

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Oculus software update breaks Revive hack, locks games down to only Oculus VR hardware

The update breaks a hack that allowed Oculus games on non-Oculus headsets, but is the company really reneging on a promise, as some have suggested?

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Now any Windows 10 user can complain to Microsoft using the Feedback Hub

Previously only for Windows Insider testers, the Feedback Hub is now available for free from the Windows Store.

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update will double the number of Start menu ads

Microsoft plans to double the number of promoted apps that appear in the Start menu with this summer's big Windows 10 update.

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AdBlock, AdBlock Plus arrives for Windows 10 Insider users

If you're running Windows 10 Preview build 14332, you can use these two popular ad-blocking extensions for Microsoft Edge.

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Someone got Windows 95 running on an Apple Watch, because of course they would

Windows 95 on an Apple Watch isn't exactly practical, but it looks like a fun way to relive the 90s on your wrist.

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Android N: All the little things in Google's latest version

Take a quick tour of what’s new in the developer preview of Android N.

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Microsoft adds Android Wear support to Outlook for Android

The latest update lets you view notifications, read new emails, and reply to messages from the comfort of your wrist.