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Receive alerts when your data is leaked with this tool

If you’re worried that your data might be in the hands of a hacker, one site is offering a free service that can give you a head’s up.

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Oracle's infrastructure business focuses on bare metal to go after AWS

Rather than starting from the low end of the infrastructure market and working its way up, Oracle is starting at the top and working its way down, using powerful, bare metal servers.

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Google Photos improves sharing and builds up movie making skills

Sending photos is much easier if you and the recipient are using Google's all-in-one image service.

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TLS 1.3 gets early adoption boost through CloudFlare

Website security and performance vendor CloudFlare has made the newest version of the TLS secure communications protocol available to all of its customers.

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Fixes for botched BioShock Remastered PC port coming

Mouse acceleration, FOV, and more are all planned for upcoming patches.

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Data hoarding site represents the dark side of data breach monitoring

A site that's been warning the public about data breaches might actually be doing more harm than good.

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Android takes on Apple's tvOS with open-source Poplar developer board

Google's Android OS isn't as popular in TVs as Apple's tvOS, which powers the Apple TV media box. But Linaro, a non-profit organization that champions Android, wants to change that.

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Comcast confirms plans for a Project Fi-like wireless service

Comcast's version of Google Fi is coming in 2017 with Verizon network service as its fallback.

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Researchers hack Tesla Model S with remote attack

Researchers from Chinese technology company Tencent found a series of vulnerabilities that, when combined, allowed them to remotely take over a Tesla Model S car.

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Stanford researchers invent tech workaround to net neutrality fights

Engineers at Stanford University have invented a new technology that would give broadband customers more control over their pipes and, they say, possibly put an end to a stale net neutrality debate in the U.S.

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Nvidia bundles Gears of War 4 free with GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards

Gears of War 4, Microsoft's first flagship Xbox Play Anywhere game, is being bundled for free with Nvidia GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards as well as laptops with GTX 10-series graphics.

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Google's cheeky Oct. 4 event invite never mentions Pixel phones

Nonetheless, reliable signs point to Google retiring Nexus phone branding on October 4 and replacing it with Pixel signage via the eponymous 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL.

Firmware update for HP printers bans third-party ink

The long-standing tradition of getting cheaper ink by buying "off brand" cartridges just hit a snag for HP printer owners after a DRM-infused firmware update.

Canary Flex

Canary spreads its wings with a weatherproof security camera, new accessories and services

The battery-powered Canary Flex can operate truly wire free, and a new membership benefit could reimburse up to $1000 of your insurance deductible in the event of a break-in.

on techhive.com

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Pure Storage VP: 'Something had to be done' about patent trolls

Companies lose billions each year defending themselves against patent trolls, and the problem is only getting worse. Pure Storage is one of a growing number of organizations that are working to do something about it.