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Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs, may shift its focus toward apps

Sources tell Android Police that the company may ditch its Android variant and instead focus on apps following a round of layoffs.

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SurveyMonkey: Pokémon Go popularity may have already peaked

According to SurveyMonkey, Pokémon Go remains incredibly popular in the US, but is already beginning to decline.

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More than half the world is still offline

While it may seem like half the world is chasing Pokemon right now, a majority of the world’s population doesn’t even use the internet. About 3.9 billion people, or 53 percent of the population, will still be offline at the end of this year, the International Telecommunication Union estimates.

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The Full Nerd Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, the best new budget graphics card, and one honkin' hard drive

Gordon, Brad, and Alaina run through the latest rumors about Intel's new desktop CPUs, Brad reveals which GPU hits the sweet spot, and Seagate's hard drive sees 10TB.

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This week in games: Dark Souls III player replaces all textures with a crab image, and more

Plus Rick and Morty finally did it—meaning the duo's coming to virtual reality—and Battleborn is only $15. This is gaming news for July 18 - 22.

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AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super-chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs. AMD is getting creative with Zen and considering merging the CPU with a high-performance GPU to create a mega-chip for high-performance tasks.

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This Tinder scam promises to verify your account, but actually sells porn

Tinder users beware. The popular dating app generally doesn’t verify user accounts, but that hasn’t stopped spammers from pretending to offer the service.

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EU dual-use tech ban plan could classify smartphones as weapons

European Union plans to extend export licensing of so-called "dual-use" technologies to include cyber-surveillance tools could put the brakes on sales of smartphones.

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Gaming desktops with AMD Zen chips will be hard to come by this year

If you're expecting widespread availability of gaming desktops with AMD's Zen chips by year end, don't hold your breath.

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How and why to verify your Twitter account

You can finally request that coveted blue verified Twitter badge that has eluded you for seven years. Here’s why and how you should get verified and let your followers know you are the real deal.

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A hackable election: 5 things you need to know about e-voting machines

As the U.S. heads toward a contentious national election in November, 15 states are are still clinging to outdated electronic voting machines that don't support paper printouts used to audit their internal vote counts.

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Verizon will cut off unlimited data users who use too much unlimited data

Verizon is forcing heavy data users to get off its unlimited plan or get off the carrier's network entirely.

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Redbox Digital starts selling videos in small scale test

Redbox is back with its second attempt at a digital platform. This time the company is reaching for sales and rentals, not subscriptions.

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The easiest fix for missing green check marks in OneDrive

The green check marks let you know which files are synced. But Windows has a limited number of icon overlays for installed programs. Here's how to make sure they appear in OneDrive.

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Free your files! No-cost decryption tools released for two ransomware programs

Security researchers have released tools this week that could help users recover files encrypted by two relatively new ransomware threats: Bart and PowerWare.