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Wikipedia bans 381 user accounts for dishonest editing

Editors of the English version of Wikipedia have blocked 381 user accounts for editing articles on the online encyclopedia despite being secretly paid to do so by various interests.

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Your brand new phone could still have malware

Security company G Data has identified more than 20 mobile phones that have malware installed despite being marketed as new, according to a research report.

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Samsung's circular Gear S2 smartwatches run Tizen

Samsung showed off its latest foray into the smartwatch market today, announcing the new Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic--smartwatches with circular screens that run its Tizen software platform.

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Sick of memorizing passwords? A Turing Award winner came up with this algorithmic trick

Passwords are a bane of life on the Internet today, but one Turing Award winner has an algorithmic approach he thinks could make them not only easier to manage but also more secure.

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How to use OneNote to share notebooks, lists and more

Now that all Windows users have Microsoft accounts, sharing notes with family and colleagues is easy to set up.

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How to liquid-cool your graphics card in 20 minutes

Closed-loop liquid cooling can be yours for cheap, but read this first to make sure you and your GPU are up for it.

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Western Digital My Cloud update adds phone backup, shared albums with friends

Western Digital has updated the My Cloud OS that its backup devices use, and bumped up the capabilities of its My Cloud Mirror NAS drives, too.

This lawyer is building a platform for companies to seek antitrust redress from Google

Everyone wants to build a platform -- including the lawyers behind GRIP (Google Redress and Integrity Platform). The group offers companies that think they have been hurt by Google's business practices a way to evaluate potential claims for antitrust damages in European courts.

Help your GPU beat the heat by easily liquid cooling your GPU

You don't have to Mario to liquid cool your GPU. This week on Hardcore Hardware, we show you how to cool off that hot card

Former Secret Service agent admits $820K Silk Road theft

A former Secret Service agent admitted Monday to stealing $820,000 worth of bitcoins from Silk Road vendors during the investigation of the online contraband market.

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Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

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Microsoft launches new tools for building Office add-ins

Microsoft released a new set of tools on Monday to help developers make slick-looking add-ins for Office apps, at a time when the company wants to boost the ecosystem of third-party applications and services that work with its productivity suite.

Ditch the cables with WattUp wire-free charging

Energous' WattUp wire-free system powers devices up to 15 feet away from a router.

A new version of the sophisticated Duqu malware is used for spying

Russia, China said to use hacked databases to find US spies

Russian and Chinese cyberspying units are reportedly cross-checking hacked databases to identify U.S. intelligence operatives.

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VMware touts new technologies for managing containers and live migration of virtual machines

At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware demonstrated how to move a live virtual machine across two different data centers, and showed off its new container management software.