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NTFS Metadata Bug Torpedoes Windows 7 And 8.1 PCs With Four-Character String

It hasn’t exactly been a sterling month with regards to security for Microsoft. First, the world was rocked by WannaCry, and then a Samaba exploit threatened to allow a similar outbreak to ...

6 hours ago from HotHardware

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Oculus can now officially keep up if you want to move in VR - CNET

The latest update to the VR headset adds full support for room-scale motion tracking.

10 hours ago from CNET

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Time-bending shooter 'Superhot VR' arrives on HTC Vive

Superhot VR didn't start life as an Oculus Rift game, but it eventually made it to the VR headset. With dual-wielding guns and further tweaks to improve the title for a new interface, ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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Kodi: Users can be hacked through subtitles

People are being urged to download a new update for the software

Wed 24 May 17 from The Independent

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Newly found vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry.

Thu 25 May 17 from Daily Mail

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Xbox adds Netflix-style video game subscriptions

Microsoft on Wednesday launched a subscription service for Xbox, letting players pay a monthly fee for access to a library of videogames for its console.

Wed 24 May 17 from Phys.org

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Readdle adds a clever drag-and-drop feature for moving files between its iPad productivity apps

 Productivity app maker Readdle is rolling out a new feature across its line of iOS applications that takes advantage of the iPad’s support for split screen viewing to make it easier ...

Thu 25 May 17 from TechCrunch

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'Overwatch' is free to play this holiday weekend

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re staring down the barrel of a long three-day weekend. While many will be spending a portion of their time with family and friends around the grill, ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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‘Titanfall 2’ gets its first new mech

Titanfall 2 was one of last year's most hotly-anticipated --and well-received -- titles and the team behind it has kept its multiplayer scene alive with several free DLC releases. ...

Thu 25 May 17 from Engadget

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Windows Source Now In A GIT Repository

Microsoft is well on the road to transferring the Windows codebase to a single Git repo hosted on Visual Studio Team Services. This has involved scaling Git to extremely large projects and teams ...

9 hours ago from iProgrammer

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