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Best shows on Netflix: 50 great Netflix TV series

February 18, 2017

Welcome to TechRadar’s always-updated selection of the best shows on Netflix – 50 TV shows that showcase the best Netflix series available in the UK. Netflix’s transition from a DVD rental service to a streaming behemoth has been impressive to watch. The company has sunk so much money and effort into making itself into the […]

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HP hardens EliteBook protection with Sure Click, a browser secured in virtual hardware

February 15, 2017

More and more browsers, such as Google Chrome, are implementing sandboxing to prevent any malware from escaping the browser. HP’s new Sure Click technology is something new, however: a hardware-based, isolated browsing session that will be a feature on upcoming PCs. HP Sure Click will first appear in the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2. Other […]

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Everything we think we know about the LG G6

February 15, 2017

This post has been updated with a press release from LG about the phone’s Quad DAC and confirmation of the Snapdragon 821 chip. With Mobile World Congress just around the corner, everyone is going to be on the lookout for the hottest new Android phone. This year that won’t be Samsung’s Galaxy S8, as the company […]

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Microsoft’s president wants a Geneva Convention for cyberwar

February 15, 2017

Microsoft is calling for a Digital Geneva Convention, as global tensions over digital attacks continue to rise. The tech giant wants to see civilian use of the internet protected as part of an international set of accords, Brad Smith, the company’s president and chief legal officer, said in a blog post. The manifesto, published alongside […]

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Google’s new cloud service is a unique take on a database

February 15, 2017

Google has turned a database service that it uses to run some of its mission-critical products into an offering for its public cloud customers. On Tuesday, the company launched Cloud Spanner, a new, fully managed database that’s supposed to provide the transactional consistency of a traditional database plus the scalability and performance of a NoSQL […]

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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite e-reader just dropped to $100

February 15, 2017

Nothing says “I love you” more than the gift of digital books. Or at least, that’s what I tell my wife when I want a new e-reader. Anyone looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift should take a look at Amazon today: The online retailer—as well as other retailers like Best Buy—are selling the Kindle […]

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Intel works on next-generation Optane SSD, memory technologies

February 13, 2017

“Every gamer is going to want to have 3D Xpoint. Every single gamer.” Those were words from Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich when updating investors on the company’s Optane technology, which the chipmaker believes could ultimately replace SSDs and DRAM in PCs and servers. Intel is now shipping the first-generation Optane but is also working on next-generation […]

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Microsoft lawsuit against indefinite gag orders can proceed

February 13, 2017

A Microsoft lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice over indefinite gag orders attached to search warrants can proceed, following a federal judge’s ruling on Thursday. The tech titan sued last year to end the government’s practice of indefinitely blocking it from informing customers of search warrants for their information. Microsoft alleged that such orders […]

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Intel demotes PCs, giving datacenter chips first crack at new technologies

February 13, 2017

With Intel’s forecasts projecting the PC could be the smallest moneymaker five years from now, the company has gone “data center first”—giving Intel’s server business first crack at new manufacturing technologies. It’s another sign of massive change within Intel, as the traditional PC business is shoved to the side. In a slide presented during Intel’s […]

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Apple’s iCloud saved deleted browser records, security company finds

February 13, 2017

Apple’s iCloud appears to have been holding on to users’ deleted internet browsing histories, including records over a year old. Moscow-based forensics firm Elcomsoft noticed it was able to pull supposedly deleted Safari browser histories from iCloud accounts, such as the date and time the site was visited and when the record was deleted. “In […]

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