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VR problems plaguing Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 will be fixed this week

Nvidia had a few driver missteps recently that caused VR problems with the GeForce GTX 1080's boost clock and the DisplayPort option on GTX 10-series cards.

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Skype for Business will live translate meetings into 40 languages

Microsoft is bringing the dream of the Star Trek universal translator to businesses later this year with the launch of a new beta feature that offers live captioning of Skype for Business meeting broadcasts in 40 languages.

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Stealthy cyberespionage malware targets energy companies

Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies.

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Oil and water: Here's Ubuntu Linux's Unity desktop running natively on Windows 10

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update: where Linux and Windows change from oil and water to peanut butter and jelly.

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Microsoft and IBM in a deal to push Surface devices to enterprises

Microsoft says its Surface devices generate about US$1 billion in revenue every quarter, and hopes to raise that number by putting the devices on more corporate desktops.

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Salesforce expands encryption options with 'bring your own key'

Salesforce on Tuesday stepped up its efforts to woo security-conscious businesses by adding "bring your own key" encryption to its Salesforce Shield set of cloud services.

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Amazon Prime Day's best PC game deals: Doom, Mirror's Edge, XCOM 2, and more

The Steam Summer Sale is over, but there are still cheap games floating around—for one day only.

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Privacy Shield transatlantic data sharing agreement enters effect

After months of uncertainty, businesses once again have a simple, legal way to export the personal information of European Union citizens to the U.S. for processing.

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4 essential tools for blocking digital distractions

Improve your productivity with safeguards against attention-grabbing websites and apps, a word processor that keeps you on task, and your own Pomodoro coach.

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Xounts Up hands-on preview: Two parts wireless speaker, one part objet d'art

Looking for something different in home audio gear? This speaker/light show fits the bill.

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VPN provider cuts off service to Russia after servers seized

Private Internet Access, a provider of virtual private network services, has shut down its Russian gateways and won’t do business in the region any longer, as it believes that some of its Russian servers were seized for not following new internet surveillance rules.

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Seagate will cut 6,500 staff despite uptick in hard disk demand

Seagate Technology will cut about 6,500 jobs worldwide, or 14 percent of its workforce, it said Monday.

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Microsoft is selling a HoloLens 'enterprise edition,' but it's not what you think

Microsoft’s HoloLens has been available to developers for some time, but what's less well known is that its augmented reality headset also comes in an 'enterprise edition.'

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Cisco brings some (real) friends to the chat-bot party

On Monday at the Cisco Live conference, Cisco said it’s working with the messaging company Gupshup so more developers can bring their bots into Spark.

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The end of free Windows 10 upgrades may boost PC sales

Microsoft will end its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, possibly giving an unexpected boost to PC shipments in the second half this year, according to IDC.