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Gaming

The Walking Dead’s Michonne stars in a Telltale-produced miniseries 0:48

Developer Telltale Games will tackle The Walking Dead for a third time with the upcoming launch of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-episode miniseries centering around a popular character from Robert Kirkman's comic book…
Computing

HP plans to bring FreeSync to its affordable AMD laptops later this year

AMD has received a small boon from HP, with the announcement that all notebooks it produces sporting AMD hardware, will support FreeSync displays as well, starting later this year.
Social Media

Skype gets romantic with 10 new emojis inspired by the music of Paul McCartney 1:01

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Microsoft has revealed 10 new emoticons for Skype created in a collaboration with Paul McCartney. They feature the famed musician's arrangements and voice.
Computing

Congressional bill could make it illegal to ban encryption

Two members of the House of Representatives have crossed party lines to propose a bill that would make it illegal for states to ban the sale of encryption-capable devices like Apple and Android smartphones.
Computing

HELCY is a laptop case that wants to fix your back problems

Startup company Helcy Productive Designs is putting a laptop case that doubles as a stand on Kickstarter this week in an attempt to reduce Repetitive Strain Injuries, muscle tensions and even headaches.
Computing

Identity thieves used thousands of stolen SSNs to generate IRS e-filing pins

Armed with malware and over 400,000 stolen Social Security Numbers, attackers managed to generate 101,000 e-filing PINs before being shut down by the IRS. These pins could be used to generate false filings, leading to stolen tax returns.
Computing

Think your processor is quick? It has nothing on this 7GHz, overclocked Intel Skylake

How fast is your computer's CPU? One Hong Kong overclocker managed to push his new Skylake CPU beyond 7GHz, a record for Intel's latest processor generation.
Apple

A bunch of Mac apps are reportedly easy to hack, and the solution is taxing

As security researcher and programmer Radek points out, a plethora of Mac OS X Yosemite and El Capitan applications are vulnerable to cyberattacks until developers convert their update servers to utilize the more secure HTTPS channels.
Computing

Kaspersky fingers ‘Poseidon’ for attacks dating back to 2001

Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team has shared details of a long-running campaign of cyber crimes that used spear-phishing to blackmail companies across a broad range of industries.
Computing

In a desperate grasp for popularity, Samsung’s Tizen OS has been ported to Raspberry Pi

Linux-based collaboration projects Yocto and OpenEmbedded may have just made Samsung's dream of full-on Tizen 3.0 OS on Raspberry Pi a reality, but will it inflict widespread adoption?
Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Pre gets SteamVR 'Direct Mode' update before previous-gen model

The latest HTC Vive Pre update includes Direct Mode, which lets your PC's GPU talk directly to your headset's displays. Valve has also nailed down a long list of minor bugs.
Mobile

How to follow every Dem. and Rep. presidential primary and caucus online

It's election season, and the primaries are just getting started. Here's how to keep track of the primaries, check out which candidates are winning the race to the nomination. We've got people to follow on Twitter, news apps, and…