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Microsoft joins project on ethical artificial intelligence

Microsoft on Monday announced a $1 billion investment in an OpenAI ethical artificial intelligence project backed by Tesla's Elon Musk and Amazon.

Mon 22 Jul 19 from

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Microsoft pays $25 million to settle corruption charges

Microsoft is paying more than $25 million to settle federal corruption charges involving a bribery scheme in its Hungary office and three other foreign subsidiaries.

Mon 22 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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Malware that can steal your passwords spikes 60%, security firm warns - CNET

Credit card info and autofill data is up for grabs as browser-based attacks surge.

4 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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You Might Want to Uninstall VLC. Immediately.

Because of its free and open-source nature, VLC is one of, if not the most popular cross-platform media player in the world. Unfortunately, a newfound and potentially very serious security flaw ...

6 hours ago from Gizmodo

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New Overwatch hero Sigma has arrived. What to know about abilities, origin and more

Sigma, the newest hero for video game Overwatch is now available in the public test region (PTR). This is what to know about his abilities and more.       

9 hours ago from USA today

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Airbnb For Work Simplifies Business Travel

Airbnb is making it easier to find work-friendly stays with a new work-trip toggle and improved search results (via Airbnb) Airbnb is making it easier ...

15 hours ago from

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Fifa, PUBG and Overwatch loot boxes 'not gambling', despite fears children could become addicted

Some fear Fifa 19 player packs could lead to more serious forms of gambling

12 hours ago from The Independent

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Hideo Kojima Rejects Battle Royale Games at SDCC

Surely one of the reasons why battle royale games became the biggest thing in gaming is because of how appealingly straightforward the premise is. A bunch of players ...

12 hours ago from

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Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series Has Its First Cast Member

We still know very little about Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series. It will take place sometime prior to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship of the Ring, director J.A. Bayona (Jurassic World: Fallen ...

24 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Doom Eternal: QuakeCon 'Year of Doom' keynote - CNET

Doom will be the big star at this year's con.

5 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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