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Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown

Law enforcement agencies have dismantled a major cybercriminal network responsible for malware-based attacks that have been harassing victims across the globe for years.

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The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.

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Data-wiping malware strikes Saudi government agencies

Saudia Arabia’s government agencies were hit with a cyber attack that security researchers are blaming on a worm-like malware that can wipe computer systems, destroying data.

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Get Neverwinter Nights for free as GOG's big Winter Sale kicks off

GOG's Monstrous Winter Sale also offers "free" copies of Shadow Warrior Classic Redux, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, and Stasis.

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Google makes drawing more powerful with Keep update

The note-taker gains a cool new feature that coverts your handwritten notes into text.

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AWS tries to protect its customers from DDoS attacks with new service

Amazon Web Services is trying to help protect its customers with a new service aimed at mitigating DDoS impacts. It’s called Shield, and the entry-level tier is enabled by default for all web applications running on AWS, starting on Wednesday.

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Motorola looks to pair Moto Z for a dance with Tango

Company says a module incorporating Google's AR camera tech is "likely" for the handset.

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Plex embraces Kodi as Plex Media Player becomes available to all

Plex Media Player is now available to everyone, as is the Plex experience which is now on Kodi.

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Nokia turns to Android for its smartphone rebirth

The longtime phone maker will take another crack at making smartphones.

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Notebooks could learn something from HP's ridiculously rugged school laptops

HP has a new education laptop with a rugged and spill-resistant design.

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Implantable medical devices can be hacked to harm patients

It's possible to transmit life-threatening signals to implanted medical devices with no prior knowledge of how the devices work, researchers in Belgium and the U.K. have demonstrated.

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Android Auto goes fully hands-free as 'OK Google' support revs up

OK Google! As promised at I/O, Google is beginning to push its voice-controlled smartphone assistant to cars.

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Fitbit may buy smartwatch maker Pebble

Fitness wristband maker Fitbit is said to be close to a deal to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble, mainly for its intellectual property.

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DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T's new streaming TV service

Here's the full DirecTV Now channel guide, plus details and caveats.

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2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

Like a man eager to show off his new watch, Google is encouraging anyone running IT operations to ask it for the time. The company will let anyone use its NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, a move to help IT shops cope with the next “leap second,” which will be tacked onto 2016.