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Nvidia rushes hotfix after bad GeForce driver broke Windows 10's Start menu, apps

The Game Ready 375.57 driver Nvidia released on Friday broke some Windows 10 features, but it was quickly replaced.

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AMD drops Radeon RX 460, RX 470 prices ahead of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 launch

AMD's slashing the price of the Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX 470 with newfound competition from Nvidia on the horizon.

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$85 billion AT&T, Time Warner deal under scrutiny from politicians, consumer groups

The plan by AT&T to acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion has come under the microscope of U.S. politicians and public interest groups that are concerned about the antitrust implications of the mega-deal.


Why the Internet broke and you couldn't do anything about it

The Dyn DDoS attack is like a war in heaven. Mortals beware.

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10 must-have Android apps for Halloween

From creepy games to costume aides, it's time again to summon the spirits to your phone for a fun and festive Halloween.


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How to recover lost data using TestDisk

This free open-source tool can save a partition that's been overwritten and recover lost files.

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MSI GT73VR Titan review: This gaming PC excels with a GTX 1080 and G-Sync panel

MSI's fully loaded GT73VR Titan gaming laptop can go toe-to-toe with a desktop rig.


Chinese firm admits its hacked DVRs, cameras were behind Friday's massive DDOS attack

Xiongmai, a Chinese electronics component manufacturer, says its products inadvertently played a role in a massive DDoS cyberattack that disrupted major internet sites in the U.S. on Friday.

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AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4B in content play

AT&T said it will acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion, reflecting a continuing trend for the consolidation of communications and media companies.


An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday's massive DDOS attack

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies.

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Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.

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Major DDoS attack on Dyn DNS knocks Spotify, Twitter, Github, PayPal, and more offline

A massive DDoS attack against DNS host Dyn has knocked several prominent websites offline, including Spotify, Twitter, Github, Etsy, and more.

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This week in games: Diablo 4 whispers, Civilization VI launch

Plus: King's Quest ends, Samsung vs. the exploding Note7 mod for GTA V, new Stellaris story DLC, and more. This is your gaming news for October 17 through 21.

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Chrome for Android keeps the music going with background media playback

The app's start page also got touched up, now offering you a series of articles to check out.

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Easy-to-exploit rooting flaw puts Linux PCs at risk

The maintainers of Linux distributions are rushing to patch a privilege escalation vulnerability that's already being exploited in the wild and poses a serious risk to Linux based servers, desktops and other devices.