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Microsoft's upgraded Beam game-streaming service goes live, taking on Twitch and YouTube

Microsoft's Twitch competitor, Beam, launches Beam.pro, which has moved out of beta with support for 10Mbps streams with resolutions up to 1440p.

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This week in games: Portal on the Apple IIe, Pillars of Eternity 2 teased, and more

Plus: Mario does (terrible) backflips in Grand Theft Auto IV, Overwatch dangles a Lunar New Year event, and the Oculus v. Zenimax trial gets proper nasty. This is gaming news for January 16 through 20.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

However, security experts claim that the threat is 'remote' and 'limited in scope,' and call for a retraction by The Guardian.

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Google shutting older versions of Drive, G Suite apps

Google will begin to phase out legacy versions of its Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps beginning March 1.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

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Report: Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires

As Samsung prepares to release the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note7 fires, a new report says the battery itself was the problem.

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How to watch Donald Trump's presidential inauguration live online for free

No cable? No problem. Here's how to watch Donald Trump's presidential inauguration live online for free.

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 ad annoys Chrome users with taskbar pop-ups

Microsoft's taskbar ads continue. This time with a Microsoft-made extension for Chrome.

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The Windows 10 Creators Update's best new features: Dynamic Lock, Game Mode, privacy tweaks, and more

This spring's massive Windows 10 Creators Update is overflowing with fresh features and helpful tweaks. Here's a look at the most notable.

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Five to Try: Disney debuts its own coloring app, and The Lego Batman Movie Game gets silly

Here's a fresh selection of Android apps and games worth scoping out.

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4 simple note-taking apps for Windows 10

When you want to quickly capture simple information, Evernote and OneNote can be overkill. Reach for one of these no-frills note takers instead.

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Withings Steel HR review: A hybrid smartwatch with heart

Withings took its classic stainless steel watch and added an optical heart rate sensor and a digital display.

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GeForce Now vs. GeForce Now: Nvidia's Shield and PC streaming services are wildly different

GeForce Now for the Shield TV and GeForce Now for PCs and Macs are two wildly different services for streaming PC games to you devices, despite the similar names.

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How to find, view, and delete everything the Amazon Echo and Google Home know about you

Take charge of your privacy so there are no surprises about how much information your digital assistant is holding onto.

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Excel Date and Time functions: WEEKNUM, ISOWEEKNUM, WORKDAY, WORKDAY.INTL

Bookkeepers, project managers, HR departments and more use the Excel Date & Time functions WEEKNUM, ISOWEEKNUM, WORKDAY, WORKDAY.INTL to calculate time. Here's how.