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Hearts of Iron IV hands-on preview: I would make a horrible Hitler

We play Hearts of Iron IV and immediately lose Berlin to Poland. Game over, Hitler.

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Lenovo slapped with lawsuit over dangerous Superfish adware

A class-action lawsuit charged Lenovo and Superfish of fraudulent business practices, making PCs vulnerable.

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How to get started with Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Want to strap your smartphone to your face? It's cheap and relatively easy.

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Email, voicemail and texting get better with help from Evernote

Plenty of third-party apps integrate with Evernote. We tested three to see how they help with all of the messages you get everyday.

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How to optimize your home lighting design based on color temperature

Once you understand what color temperature is and why it matters, you can choose the right types of light bulbs to improve the quality of your life at home.

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Crucial MX200 Review: A fast SSD at a nice price

Crucial’s older SSDs were only middling performers that deserved to be discounted, but the MX200 can hang with the best around.

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Facebook, other tech firms face pressure from drivers over work conditions

The increased unionization of drivers reflects unease about growing inequality in Silicon Valley

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Edward Snowden documentary Citizenfour wins Oscar

Edward Snowden shook up the US security establishment with revelations of NSA surveillance

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Intel: Moore's Law will continue through 7nm chips

Eventually, the conventional ways of manufacturing silicon chips will run out of steam. According to Intel researchers speaking at the ISSCC conference this week, however, we still have headroom.

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Amazon, Newegg, apparently offering refunds due to Nvidia GTX 970 memory issue

After it was revealed that Nvidia's GeForce GTX 970 uses an unconventional memory design and erroneously reported specs, some disgruntled buyers appear to be getting refunds from Amazon and Newegg.

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Judge dismisses antitrust case alleging Google's Android app requirements hurt consumers

Complainants alleged Google's restrictive contracts on manufacturers of Android devices resulted in higher prices on phones

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UNICEF, Airtel team up in Africa to widen access to free health, data analysis apps

The open-source platform of applications is designed to help governments deliver rapid and vital real-time information

Samsung promises yet another fix for slowed 840 EVO SSDs

Months after releasing an initial fix, some users are seeing performance of their Samsung 840 EVO SSDs slow down yet again.