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Google Buys Part of Fossil’s Smartwatch Team for $40 Million
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:32:32 +0000
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Fossil is being coy about the specific technology included in the deal but does say it's something new that is not currently represented in wearables.

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New Massive Security Breach Exposes Damn Near Everyone’s Everything
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:45:21 +0000
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A new massive data breach has leaked 773 million email addresses and associated passwords.

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ET Deals: $309 PowerEdge T30 Server, 500GB Samsung 860 EVO SSD for $90
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:45:14 +0000
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On the lookout for an affordable miniature server for your home or small business? Well, Dell is selling the quad-core PowerEdge T30 right now for just $309 when you use coupon code "SAVET30" at checkout.

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Oppo Unveils Periscope-Style 10x Telephoto Phone Camera
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:01:54 +0000

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is talking up its latest triple-camera setup, which it claims will have the first ever 10x telephoto lens on a phone.

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Intel’s Graphics-Free CPUs Don’t Come With Discounts, Higher Clock Rates
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:02:52 +0000

Intel has released pricing for its new "KF" processors without integrated graphics -- but they don't come with a price decrease.

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Nvidia May Be Working on GTX 1660 Ti Positioned Between GTX 1060, RTX 2060
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:49:03 +0000
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Nvidia's GTX 1660 Ti has tipped up again, with an overall configuration between the GTX 1060 and the RTX 2060.

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Fortnite Left Players Open to Account Hijacking, Voice Chat Eavesdropping
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:57:19 +0000

Security firm Check Point Software says Fortnite developer Epic Games had a major vulnerability in its system that could have allowed an attacker to play as the victim, purchase items, and even listen to the player's microphone.

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How to Preserve Your Privacy on Android Without Tearing Your Hair Out
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:17:09 +0000
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It can seem intimidating, but you can gain some semblance of mobile privacy with a few quick tweaks.

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AMD Claims It Has Enough Radeon VIIs to Meet Demand
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:30:59 +0000
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AMD is claiming it will have enough GPUs on-hand to meet Radeon VII demand, despite rumors to the contrary, and is touting the chip's machine learning performance overall.

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LoJax Malware Continues to Operate 8 Months After Discovery
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:26:00 +0000
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Even replacing drives won't kill LoJax, which appears to still be operating more than eight months after researchers from Arbor Networks detailed the malware.

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