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How to deal with immediate cyber threats

As the threat of invading malware increases (viruses, worms, Trojans, bots, just to name a few), companies, small and large, will continue to use technology as a means of defence. The antivirus industry is extremely large and continues to garner

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Facebook Watch original video tab launches to all U.S. users

 Today Facebook officially opened its new Watch tab of original video content to everyone in the U.S. after a limited rollout a month ago and expansion to some more users last week. Available on Facebook’s native mobile apps, desktop site,

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Microsoft shows weakness by extending the free Windows 10 S to Pro upgrade deadline

Windows 10 S is a really great idea in theory. By limiting the operating system to applications from the Windows Store, it could make users safer. After all, it should limit the potential of malware since users can’t download and

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Samson unveils affordable MediaOne M30 powered studio monitors

Samson is a company that is known for making affordable audio equipment for both amateurs and professionals. For many podcasters, for instance, its microphones are a wonderful value and quite popular. The company has a very diverse portfolio of such products.

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The Tortilla Drone is the flying robot we’ve all been waiting for

 You’ve seen it all before: a drone takes off in an open field, everything is clear. The drone flies straight up for a moment then, on the way down, it hits a tree. A moment later the whole thing is

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The team behind Pixelmator is about to launch Pixelmator Pro

 While Photoshop is still the most famous image editing app out there, there are now plenty of alternatives. Pixelmator is quite popular on macOS for instance. It has been around for a few years now, and the Pixelmator team is

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Hasselblad caters for mirrorless pros on assignment with X1D Field Kit

High-end camera marque Hasselblad has gathered together tools and accessories photographers might need to get the best from its X1D mirrorless medium format camera, and put them all in a tough Pelican case. The X1D Field Kit comes with the

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Hasselblad caters for mirrorless pros on assignment with X1D Field Kit

High-end camera marque Hasselblad has gathered together tools and accessories photographers might need to get the best from its X1D mirrorless medium format camera, and put them all in a tough Pelican case. The X1D Field Kit comes with the

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Ransomware is the top threat to business data

New research from research organization the SANS Institute reveals that frontline IT professionals consider ransomware to be the top overall threat to data availability. Insider threats and denial of service are also considered top threats to sensitive data. While the

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Huawei looks to forge global cloud computing alliances

Huawei has laid out its bid to kick-start the next generation of cloud computing. At the Huawei Connect 2017 event in Shanghai today, rotating CEO Guo Ping pledged that the company is committed to building “one of the world’s five

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John Ashbery in The New Yorker

Hannah Aizenman looks back at the late poet John Ashbery’s work in The New Yorker, as well as writing about Ashbery by Larissa MacFarquhar and others. Go to Source

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Huge "tiny house" is home to a family of five

As the tiny house scene has grown, so has the size of many of the homes being built and relatively large tiny houses seem to be the new norm nowadays. That said, the recently-completed Pemberley from Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses

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My Six-Year-Old Niece’s First-Grade Curriculum, Apparently

Saachi Koul imagines a humorous curriculum for first-graders, covering English, science, history, foreign language, and gym classes. Go to Source

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Review: Taking a bite of Android Oreo

Android Oreo, version 8.0 of Google’s mobile operating system, is rolling out now to Pixel and Nexus devices, with other devices to follow suit in the months ahead. Having spent a week with the finished software, and time with the

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How to disable a touch pad on a Chromebook

Using a Chromebook and having problems? You aren’t the only one. In the middle of typing, your cursor can jump to the center of another sentence or jumble all of your words. It’s not only annoying, it can get confusing to fix. What you need

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Apple Music Festival is cancelled indefinitely

The Apple Music Festival — formerly known as the iTunes Festival — has been cancelled. The termination of the festival comes after a decade-long run which has seen performances from artists such as Oasis, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Lady Gaga

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Index Ventures is coming in force to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin this December

 We are delighted to announce our next wave of speakers for Disrupt Berlin. And what a wave. Index Ventures is one the world’s leading international venture capital firms. And we are incredibly excited to have 3 of its partners on

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Aifloo, a Swedish startup that sells a ‘smart wristband’ to help care for the elderly, raises €5.1M

 Aifloo, a Swedish startup that combines hardware sensors and AI to offer a ‘smart wristband’ to help care for the elderly, has raised €5.1 million in new funding. The Series A round is led by EQT Ventures. Read More Go

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Stunning supercar marks the return of Automobili Turismo e Sport

When you think of drop-dead gorgeous Italian supercars, your mind probably leaps to names like Ferrari, Lamborghini and Pagani. But what about Automobili Turismo e Sport? Formed by a team of ex-Ferrari employees, the company only developed one road car,

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Stunning supercar marks the return of Automobili Turismo e Sport

When you think of drop-dead gorgeous Italian supercars, your mind probably leaps to names like Ferrari, Lamborghini and Pagani. But what about Automobili Turismo e Sport? Formed by a team of ex-Ferrari employees, the company only developed one road car,

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