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The Witcher 3 gets a graphics-boosting PC patch as furor erupts over visual quality

"There are complex technical reasons behind it," says studio head Adam Badowski.

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Future traffic jams could slow down mobile networks

Networks have to become more adept at handling varying traffic demands

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HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings

The companies are forming a joint venture called H3C to sell HP enterprise hardware products

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Netgear and ZyXEL confirm NetUSB flaw, are working on fixes

The vulnerability could allow attackers to take over affected routers. And Netgear won't have a fix until the third quarter!

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Sling TV lands on Android TV with $50 Nexus Player discount

Google's television platform is getting a little more hospitable to people who've ditched cable TV.

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Yandex tries to improve privacy features of its new browser

A newly-released beta version is available for Windows and Mac OS

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Apple restores iCloud after global disruption hinders services

Apple said the issue, the cause of which is still unknown, hit 40 percent of its users.

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NSA planned to hijack Google Play Store, Samsung app store to deliver malware

The program also exposed a major browser vulnerability, which government agents reportedly exploited for years.

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Nvidia confirms 500GB, Android TV-powered Shield Pro console is real

An Nvidia customer representative says in an online forum the Pro model will launch alongside the 16GB variant.

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YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60 frames-per-second HD livestreams

Google may not have won the bidding battle for Twitch, but it's not giving up the war for live game streaming.

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Razer's Firefly is an LED-enabled mousepad--seriously

It's not a belated April Fools' joke. Razer has created a mousepad that lights up. Like Tron, or something.

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AMD Radeon graphics run Witcher 3 just fine, unless Nvidia HairWorks is enabled--and that's OK

Don't let all the sound and fury on the Internet fool you. The Witcher 3 plays just fine on Radeon hardware, despite using Nvidia's GameWorks middleware.

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Xbox One will get Windows 10 sometime after PCs

Add Microsoft's game console to the list of devices that won't receive Windows 10 until sometime after it lands on PCs.