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Twitch fires back at YouTube with video playlists, HTML5 playback, PS4 app

Twitch's new feature make the livestreaming service more competitive against YouTube's upstart Gaming section.

10 weird and wild cutting-edge security threats

These ten threats, bugs, and vulnerabilities serve as reminders that computer security goes well beyond the PC.

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Microsoft's Edge browser will soon support Skype calls without a plugin

Windows 10 users can expect a plugin-free Skype Web app sometime later this year.

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Nasty URL bug brings Google Chrome to a screeching halt

Visiting—or merely mousing over a link that contains a specific string of characters—is enough to cause the current release of Chrome 45 to crash.

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Google plans a press event for September 29th, hints at Android Marshmallow release

Google isn't saying what it'll announce, but all indications point toward Android Marshmallow, new Nexus phones, and a revamped Chromecast.

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How to use Windows 10's Game DVR to record videos of your PC gaming

The Game DVR makes it easy to share game clips with your Xbox-using friends. Here's how to use it.

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Crowdfunded company ordered to pay up after failing to deliver the goods

A court in Washington state ordered a company behind a crowdfunding effort to pay over $54,000 in restitution and fines.

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Microsoft retires several Lumia camera apps for Windows 8.1

The company says that it's integrating features from the Lumia camera apps into Windows 10 Mobile.

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Microsoft uses Bing to coax would-be browser switchers towards Windows 10's Edge

If you search for a competing browser using Bing on Windows 10, Microsoft will gently nudge you toward its own offering.

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Windows 10 Home patch lets you turn off automatic app updates

Cumulative Update 5 for Windows 10 Home corrects an issue that made it impossible to disable automatic app updates through the Windows Store.

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Testing suggests that not even identical twins can dupe Windows Hello

If The Australian's testing is any indication, you shouldn't have to worry too much about your evil twin or doppelgänger unlocking your PC using Windows Hello.

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Microsoft to discontine OneDrive Groups October 16th

If you use OneDrive's Groups collaboration feature, you have a little under two months to pack up your data and move to something else.

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Microsoft won't provide full release notes for most Windows 10 updates

Only major patches will get full-fledged release notes, according to Microsoft.

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How to change Windows 10's default apps

Not feeling the love for Windows 10's default apps for music playback, web browsing, and so on? You can change them without breaking a sweat.

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Report: 50 million devices now run Windows 10

If a recent report is any indication, Windows 10 demand remains strong two and a half weeks after its launch.