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Gaming

Fallout 4 gets Oculus Rift support thanks to open-source project

An open-source project called Vireio Perception injects VR support into games designed without the hardware in mind, meaning players can enter Fallout 4 by using their Oculus Rift.
Cars

Hack into a car in Michigan, spend the rest of your life in prison

New car hacking bills submitted to the Michigan legislature make it a crime to hack into onboard car systems. If convicted, the sentencing guidelines call for a life sentence in prison.
Computing

Windows 10 adoption slows to a crawl

Microsoft had high hopes for Windows 10 ahead of its release, but new data suggests that the OS is struggling to maintain the rate at which new users make the switch from previous versions.
Computing

Are Sofia and Broxton just the first casualties in an Intel Atom cull?

In the wake of an announcement by Intel that Sofia and Broxton chips are being cancelled, reports are circulating that the company plans to kill off its Atom line of low-cost processors.
Computing

Bitcoin creator finally shows his face

Craig Wright has reportedly released evidence proving that he is "Satoshi Nakamoto," the inventor of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The Australian was identified as its possible creator last year, though this is the first time he's admitted…
Computing

Homebrew PC troubleshooting 101: Here's where to start if your PC won't

Computer won't start? It's a frustrating problem, and one that isn't always easy to diagnose. Our friendly guide will walk you through a number of common solutions, and you might learn a thing or two in the process.
Web

ISIS hacking group releases a hit list of seemingly random New Yorkers

An ISIS-affiliated hacking group has released a hit list of targets, including over 3,000 in New York, who the terror organization is urging its members to "kill ... wherever they are."
Web

The end of child pornography? Google’s new web crawler could help

Google has created a so-called "web crawler" that finds and identifies child pornography, helping the police and federal officials remove images of abuse from the internet. It is a component of the Internet Watch Foundation's Googler in…
Computing

Flow is Microsoft’s answer to IFTTT

Microsoft enters the automation fray with a preview version of Flow, its own take on IFTTT. While it's not looking strong enough to take on IFTTT just yet, the company houses enough talent to put up a fight.
Computing

Long overdue video embedding finally comes to OneNote

Microsoft has updated their information organizing software OneNote to automatically embed linked internet videos. While they were at it they also threw in a bunch of separate features per platform.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Mars by 2018, a tragedy at Apple, and floating houses

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Computing

Can’t find files on your PC? Here’s how to rediscover them with Windows’ desktop search

Do you use the Windows 10 Search bar a lot? If so, check out our handy guide for a few ways to save time, customize your results, and search in Windows 10 like a boss.