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Intel says it's been hit with 32 separate lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown

Intel's annual report claims that both customers and shareholders have filed numerous suits claiming they've been harmed by what Intel has or hasn't done regarding Spectre and Meltdown.

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Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.

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This week in games: New THQ buys back old THQ, The Evil Within II adds a first-person mode

Plus: Free weekends for Rainbow Six Siege and Overwatch, and a slew of release dates including Warhammer: Vermintide II and Where the Water Tastes Like Wine. This is gaming news for February 12 to 16.

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Amazon has dropped $50 off the Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is $199 today on Amazon.

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VPN Unlimited review: Good speeds, but what's with that map?

VPN Unlimited is a capable service that needs to improve its Windows interface, but the speeds are good and it works with Netflix too.

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Don't panic about the new 'Prime' Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits

Researchers discovered new ways to trigger Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits, but existing software patches offer protection.

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YouTube TV changes: Can TV streaming services learn to say no?

YouTube TV couldn't refuse Turner channels, hiking prices to bring them on board.

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EA's Origin is giving Dead Space away for free

EA's latest "On the House" offering is a repeat, with free copies of Dead Space up for grabs.

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Intel's latest graphics drivers can automatically optimize your games to play their best

Intel's new drivers add a game optimization feature to take some of the headache out of playing on integrated graphics.

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Top FBI, CIA, and NSA officials all agree: Stay away from Huawei phones

The heads of the FBI, CIA, and NSA warned U.S. customers from buying Huawei phones and said they would never consider buying one for themselves in testimony on Capitol Hill this week.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance's awkward save system has already been fixed by modders

A community-made mod replaces Kingdom Come: Deliverance's horrible Saviour Schnapps mechanic with a more flexible save system.

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Intel's first Core i3 with Turbo Boost elevates Intel's budget chip into premium territory

Intel has launched the Core i3-8130U for laptops and two-in-one PCs, the first time it's shipped a Core i3 chip with the ability to "turbo boost" to a faster clock speed if a game needs it.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 rumors: ‘3D emoji’ may challenge iPhone X Animoji

Samsung's next flagship phone will launch in just a few weeks, and we've got all the details on what to expect.

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AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset

Don't buy an AM4 motherboard for your AMD Ryzen processor until you read this.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro turns 5 amid rising competition and faltering sales

As Microsoft celebrates the five-year anniversary of the Surface Pro, data from IDC reveals that unit sales of Microsoft Surface detachable laptops and tablets have dropped nearly 19 percent in the last year.