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Call of Duty: WWII teaser

This week in games: Call of Duty returns to World War II, Syberia II is free and more

Plus N++ adds 2,000 more levels for free, Star Wars Battlefront II gets an official (not leaked) trailer, and Bandai Namco's "Prepare to Dine" teaser leads to something unexpected. This is gaming news for April 17 to 21.

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Logitech's G410 mechanical keyboard is $60 today

As a beginner gaming keyboard, the G410 is well-priced at $60.

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Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and chips.

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Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

Called "Cloudbooks" by industry watchers, a leaked Microsoft document sets minimum specs for cloud-based laptops powered by Windows 10 Cloud.

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Phishing attacks using internationalized domains are hard to block

The latest version of Google Chrome restricts how domain names that use non-Latin characters are displayed in the browser in response to a recently disclosed technique that could allow attackers to create highly credible phishing websites.

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Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds

At its spring conference next week, the Open Networking User Group will focus on enterprises extending their infrastructure to create hybrid clouds, a process the group says is too hard and too time-consuming.

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Samsung Android owners will get special Google Play Music features

Google Play Music has joined Samsung's galaxy of pre-installed apps as the default music player.

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Radeon RX 480 owners are transforming their graphics cards into the Radeon RX 580

Adding the RX 580 BIOS to an RX 480 gives you the performance of the new graphics card, but that swap doesn't come without risks.

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HP's new Zbook laptops crushes Apple's ancient Mac Pro on features

Apple's Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.

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Fake heads and robot probes: testing smartphones prior to launch

On the shelves of a laboratory near San Francisco sit tanks and tanks of mysterious looking liquids. It's the Silicon Valley offices of UL, a product testing organization previously known as Underwriters Laboratory, and these liquids play an important part in smartphone safety.

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Apple will return heat generated by data center to warm up homes

Apple is building a new data center in Denmark, and it has some interesting ideas on how to power the data center with renewable energy, while also giving back to the community.

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Drupal fixes critical access bypass vulnerability

The Drupal project has released a patch to fix a critical access bypass vulnerability that could put websites at risk of hacking.

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Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks

Users that run unpatched software beware. Hackers have been relying on an old software bug connected to the Stuxnet worm to carry out their attacks.

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Microsoft commits to twice yearly updates to Windows 10, Office 365

Microsoft is offering IT pros some new guidance on when they can expect major feature updates for Windows 10, Office 365's client applications, and System Center Configuration Manager.

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Microsoft will cut services to standalone Office users so they’ll subscribe to Office 365

Standalone Office users will start to feel the pinch in a few years, when Microsoft will cut off services unless you subscribe to Office 365. OneDrive and Skype for Business will be the first perks to go.