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Windows 10 Anniversary Update protected users against pre-patched exploits

Microsoft said on Friday that Windows 10 Anniversary Update protected against two exploits before the vulnerabilities could be patched. Both attacks took place in late 2016 and have been fixed, but Anniversary Update minimized the threat.
Mobile

China mandates all app stores must register with government

Announced as part of a crack down on security issues and malware, the Chinese government now requires all app stores operating within the country to register with its central authority.
Computing

The best Chrome experiments to show off your browsing power

Want to know what Chrome is really capable of? These Google Chrome Experiments showcase its abilities - and provide cool games, visuals, design tools, and more!
Mobile

Learn a new language (or 14) with Babbel app for desktop, iOS, Android

Meet Babbel, a language app that promises to help users expand their linguistic horizons by learning up to 14 different languages. It's available on the web, on iOS, and on Android.
Mobile

Weekly rewind: Nintendo Switch incoming, incredible space photos, Vegas' self-driving buses

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on 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 stories from…
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Best job search websites

Finding a job is tough in today's economy, but with the right website, you can find something that's suitable to your talents and individual skillset. These 9 job search website can help, though, even if you're simply looking for an…
Virtual Reality

Tour the White House in virtual reality with the Obamas as your guides

President-elect Donald Trump may be taking over the White House next week, but you can still get one last look at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue while President Barack Obama resides there -- and in virtual reality, no less.
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YouTube's live-stream will put you in the middle of Inauguration Day festivities

On January 20, President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. And of course, to help you stay abreast of all the action, YouTube will be live-streaming inauguration coverage.
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‘Professional authenticators’ will rid its site of fake goods, eBay says

In an effort to maintain customer trust and keep brands and sellers onside, eBay is stepping up efforts to rid its site of fake goods. However, the system, which involves the use of so-called "professional authenticators," comes at a cost…
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LG wants you to build your kitchen around its appliances with its new design tool

LG really wants you to picture its appliances in your home and it debuted a tool to let you do just that, the LG Studio Virtual Designer, at KBIS 2017. You can use it to decide if you'll love black stainless steel before you buy.
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New Telegram desktop app may just make users forget about security concerns

Amid concerns over its security, Telegram is hoping to turn users' attention to its aesthetics instead. The new desktop app is titled version 1.0 and is fully redesigned from the original. It features animations and support for themes.
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You can now pay YouTube to pin your pithy comments in live-stream chat rooms

Live-stream viewers have a new way to make sure their favorite YouTube stars see their comments. By paying a fee from $1 to $500, the comment is pinned in the chat for an extended period of time.