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Computing

Microsoft decides to release Adobe Flash Player update for Windows after all

Microsoft decided to delay its February 2017 Patch Tuesday update for a month, due to some issues with the update package. However, the company has decided to release an Adobe Flash Player update in the meantime.
Computing

BenQ America’s 27-inch desktop monitor is built for video post-production work

BenQ America made its PV270 27-inch desktop monitor for video post-production available to purchase for a hefty price. It comes with a hood for blocking out the surrounding light and Technicolor certification for color accuracy.
Computing

Apple’s new MacBook Pro has an ultrathin keyboard that’s giving some users fits

A less comfortable typing experience isn't the only thing users of Apple's new MacBook Pro keyboard are complaining about. Some have encountered non-functional and non-uniform keys, as well as high-pitched sounds.
Mobile

Remix OS consolidates your laptop and smartphone into one package

Beijing-based Jide Technology has taken the wraps off an Android-based operating system that transforms your smartphone into a desktop when plugged into an external monitor. It's fully compatible with Android apps.
Virtual Reality

Stryker is using Microsoft’s HoloLens to design operating rooms of the future

Microsoft's HoloLens AR solution is perhaps the most advanced in terms of becoming a part of the real world. Stryker, which is using HoloLens to redesign the operating room, provides a clear example of the potential of AR in this…
Computing

Google's Tilt Brush arrives for Oculus Rift, redesigned for Touch controllers

Now that the Oculus Touch controllers have had some time to pick up steam among Rift users, Google is releasing a new version of an old favorite for the Rift platform. Starting Tuesday, Tilt Brush is available on the Oculus Rift.
Computing

Leak shows AMD’s new Ryzen 7 1700X desktop CPU next to an older FX model

Images of the upcoming Ryzen 7 1700X desktop processor from AMD have arrived, comparing the new chip to an older FX-branded model. The CPU-Z details of this specific chip were released, along with its Cinebench R15 results.
Computing

Yes, Microsoft is releasing the Windows 10 Redstone 3 update in 2017

A third Windows 10 update, codenamed Redstone 3, is expected at some point in late 2017. Now, Microsoft has finally confirmed that it is scheduled for this year, as part of a presentation at its Ignite 2017 event in Australia.
Podcasts

Close to the Metal ep 31: Greenlight is dead, long live Greenlight

Steam is ditching Greenlight in favor of a more direct-to-consumer approach, so we're sitting down with a Greenlight developer to see how that change will affect gamemakers and promoted.
Computing

Stanford researchers create ultra-efficient artificial synapse

Researchers from Stanford University and Sandia National Laboratories successfully created an artificial synapse that imitates the way human brains efficiently process and store information.
Business

Verizon will acquire Yahoo at even bigger discount than originally reported

Yahoo's security breaches are costing the company more than a quarter of a billion dollars. Verizon Communications, which previously agreed to pay $4.8 billion for the tech giant, has now renegotiated a lower price.
Computing

PC microphones helped steal hundreds of gigabytes of data from Ukraine firms

A large-scale cyberattack, dubbed "Operation BugDrop," was perpetrated against targets in Ukraine. At least 70 organizations were attacked, with huge amounts of sensitive information data stolen using PC microphones.