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The Pirate Bay Four escape the law: founders acquitted of copyright charges in Belgium

Their torrenting site may be one of the most notorious in the world, but the founders of Pirate Bay have been acquitted of all crimes related to criminal copyright infringement and abuse of electronic communications by a Belgian court.
Computing

Microsoft suspends Windows 10 Insider updates in preparation for RTM

In an effort to get Insiders to stress test the final distribution system, Microsoft has temporarily suspended Windows 10 Insider updates for the next few days.
Computing

Facebook’s head of security wants an ‘end-of-life’ date for Flash

Following the discovery of more zero days in Adobe Flash from the recent Hacking Team breach, Facebook's chief security officer has called on Adobe to end Flash once and for all.
Computing

EVGA shows off Z170-series motherboards ahead of Intel Skylake release

Intel's Skylake processors haven't yet debuted, but motherboard builders are already showing of hardware built for them. EVGA's three boards all include high-end features, such as M.2 SSD support.
Computing

Windows 10 box art leaks, so you’ll know what to look for in-store

We're not sure why you would, but if you're buying a physical copy of Windows 10, you can now know what to look for. The box art for both the DVD and USB editions has leaked.
Computing

Latest patch for Grand Theft Auto V makes the game worse

Most of the time a patch fixes a game, but in the case of Grand Theft Auto V, a new one has introduced micro-stuttering and frame-rate problems that weren't there before. Rockstar Games has acknowledged the issue, but has yet to offer a…
Computing

Researchers use rat brains to predict the weather

Researchers at Duke University have demonstrated the computational abilities of four rat brains working together via a 'Brainet' of four animal brains connected via microwire arrays.
Computing

Microsoft to celebrate Windows 10 launch with parties, charitable donations

Microsoft is pulling out all of the stops for its launch of Windows 10 and that includes the day itself. To celebrate, it's holding release parties all over the world, one city at a time.
Gaming

PC gamers will have to wait for the Batgirl DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight

The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight remains unavailable for sale while Rocksteady fixes the game's issues, and now the Batgirl: A Matter of Family DLC for that version of the game has been delayed as well.
Computing

Got a 3D camera handy? You can login to Windows 10 with your face

Fancy using that pretty mug of yours to log in to Windows 10? Well now you can, if you have a specific Intel produced camera and the 10166 build of the new OS. Alternatively you can wait for release, but where's the fun in that?
Computing

Mozilla shows off new Firefox UI changes for Windows 10

Mozilla is hoping to recapture some of the browser game's market share following years of Chrome emigration. To help that along, it's redesigning the user interface for the release of Windows 10, making it much more comfortable on the eyes.
Computing

Why 2015 is the beginning of a golden age for PC builders

With a wide selection of components, a fast-moving landscape, and a wealth of resources, there's never been a better time to build your own computer