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Intel is having reboot issues with its Spectre-Meltdown patches
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 It hasn’t been a fun time to be Intel. Last week the company revealed two chip vulnerabilities that have come to be known as Spectre and Meltdown and have been rocking the entire chip industry ever since. This week the company issued some patches to rectify the problem. Today, word leaked that some companies were […]

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The PC issues that need fixing before Final Fantasy XV launches on Windows
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Enlarge / Looks great as a small, still image. But so far, Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition isn’t looking (or feeling) as good in motion on a true 4K monitor. (credit: Square Enix) SEATTLE—Square Enix got into PC gamers’ good graces after a major August announcement about Final Fantasy XV. The RPG will land on […]

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WCry is so mean Microsoft issues patch for 3 unsupported Windows versions
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Enlarge (credit: Health Service Journal) A day after a ransomware worm infected 75,000 machines in 100 countries, Microsoft is taking the highly unusual step of issuing patches that immunize Windows XP, 8, and Server 2003, operating systems the company stopped supporting as many as three years ago. The company also rolled out a signature that […]

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Can Dubai achieve a happiness revolution without addressing its labor issues?
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 In the novel Desperate in Dubai, Ameera Al Hakawati wrote: “Dubai is… after all, a lonely, transitory place. It’s hard to maintain relationships when people are always coming and going.” Two years ago, during my first time in Dubai, I agreed. After attending a UN conference there, admiring the city’s glittering, intergalactic architecture, visiting the […]

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Third-Party Vendor Issues Temporary Patch For Windows Vulnerability
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An anonymous reader writes: “A vulnerability discovered by Google Project Zero security researchers and left without a patch by Microsoft received a temporary fix from third-party security vendor ACROS Security,” according to Bleeping Computer. Microsoft is set to officially patch the flaw on March 15, after it previously pushed back February’s Patch Tuesday for next […]

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Latest version of iOS solves iPhone 6's shutdown issues
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Some iPhone 6 and 6s devices have been randomly shutting down over the past several months. iOS 10.2.1 was designed to fix the issue, and Apple says it has successfully solved the problem for most people who've already installed it. Cupertino told Te…

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Nintendo’s Boss Promises the Switch Won’t Have the NES Classic’s Supply Issues
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Reggie Fils-Aime gave us the lowdown on the Nintendo Switch launch, the future of 3DS, and the reason for NES Classic shortages. The post Nintendo’s Boss Promises the Switch Won’t Have the NES Classic’s Supply Issues appeared first on WIRED.

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FDA issues new security guidelines so that your pacemaker won’t get hacked
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 This week, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a set of recommendations for securing medical devices that could jeopardize the safety and privacy of their users. The report, titled “Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices,” focuses on security throughout the lifecycle of a device, emphasizing that robust cybersecurity is an ongoing process that requires… […]

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Shyamalan's Tales From The Crypt Reboot In Peril Over Rights Issues
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M. Night Shyamalan’s new Tales From The Crypt series might already be floating to the top of the tank, as TNT has confirmed it’s having trouble securing rights for the original comic, which means the series could get delayed or scrapped. Read more…

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