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Microsoft briefly revived beloved mascot Clippy before 'brand police' swiftly killed him off again

This week Clippy made an appearance in a sticker pack for Microsoft's unified communications platform, Teams only to be removed a day later.

3 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Even Walmart Wants To Make A Game Streaming Service Now

It seems like it took at least a few years before every company with content to watch decided to challenge Netflix with its own streaming TV service, leading to our current world where […] The ...

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Get ready for Battlefield V's take on battle royale with this new gameplay trailer

It’s been a long time coming – Battlefield V launched on November 20, 2018, after all – but the game’s hyped battle royale mode is nearly ready.

5 hours ago from Techspot

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Microsoft Defender ATP Antivirus Is Heading To macOS

Although malware for macOS isn’t nearly as prevalent as it is on Windows devices, the platform is not immune to attacks. Apple has some limited built-in malware detection in macOS, but there ...

10 hours ago from HotHardware

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Paradox announces Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 at GDC 2019

Fans of high-quality singleplayer RPGs certainly have a lot to look forward to over the next couple years. CD Projekt Red is planning to launch Cyberpunk 2077 and another unknown title before ...

10 hours ago from Techspot

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Additional details emerge regarding Microsoft's All-Digital Xbox One S

Microsoft’s upcoming disc-free Xbox One S, codenamed Maverick, is tentatively scheduled to be announced next month. According to new documentation received by Windows Central, the console could ...

Thu 21 Mar 19 from Techspot

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Control, Remedy's supernatural action-adventure game, gets summer launch date

Control, the next game from the studio that brought you Max Payne, Alan Wake and Quantum Break, now has a confirmed launch date for this summer.

3 hours ago from Techspot

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‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice’ Q&A: A glimpse into the stunning world of the one-armed ninja

According to the game's chief designer, grappling-hooks and white-knuckle fighting will highlight one of the year's most anticipated releases.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from The Washington Post

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Opera for Android adds free unlimited VPN so you can browse safer - CNET

Opera says its new VPN is easier to use and safer.

Thu 21 Mar 19 from CNET

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Microsoft Has No Plans To Launch Xbox Live SDK On The Nintendo Switch

Last week Microsoft brought its Xbox Live service to iOS and Android devices. This meant that developers who wanted to integrate Xbox Live into their iOS and Android games would be able to. ...

Thu 21 Mar 19 from Ubergizmo

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