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Oracle released its first batch of security patches this year fixing 270 vulnerabilities, mostly in business-critical applications.
A Reddit Q&A with Gabe Newell teases the existence of unannounced projects, particularly in virtual reality, and Valve continues to acknowledge it needs to work on Steam's support system. That and more inside.
Artificial intelligence should enhance human workers, not replace them, at least according to the CEOs of IBM and Microsoft.
A new study performed by cybersecurity firm Fallible on 16,000 Android applications revealed that around 2,500 had API keys and access tokens for third-party services hard-coded into them.
Plus: New trailers for Torment: Tides of Numenera and Resident Evil 7, Halo Wars 2 announces a Blitz mode open beta, Dishonored 2's finally adding mission select, and more. This is gaming news for January 9 through 13.
Google's Chrome browser will be able to play FLAC files by the end of January—as will Firefox.
Microsoft is taking another step towards serving workers who aren’t at computers all day with a new Office 365 service launched Thursday. StaffHub, which is part of the company’s enterprise productivity offering, allows managers to set schedules for deskless workers like retail employees and service technicians.
After launching versions of its browser with integrated VPN and ad blocking, Opera's tried something different: a "concept browser," Opera Neon.
A team of philanthropists and tech luminaries have put together a fund aimed at bringing more humanity into the A.I. development process.
Microsoft is turning the BSOD into a GSOD for users of its Windows 10 beta.
Microsoft is giving users some more control over Windows 10 updates, with a new beta build of its operating system released Monday.
Atlassian, the company behind HipChat and the JIRA software development tool, plans to acquire Trello, a vendor of the eponymous team-building software.
A security researcher developed a tool that can automatically detect sensitive access keys that were hard-coded inside software projects.
Plus Mass Effect Andromeda snags a release date, EverQuest Next spinoff Landmark shutting down, and more. This is gaming news for January 2 through 6.
And if you're having deja vu, well, it's because EA already gave away copies of Mass Effect 2 last month—but only for one day.