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Microsoft's Cortana sleeps with the fishermen / Boing Boing

Many people feel good about allowing a useful wiretap in their lives. I'm not one of them. Neither. So when I heard that Cortana was being sent to pasture land by Microsoft, I was pretty excited. The dismantling of surveillance devices that are brought into our daily lives makes me always feel a little healthy. From Gizmodo: This is according …

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Logitech's Adaptive Gaming Kit is a cheaper way to reach available games

Logitech's new Adaptive Gaming Kit is a collection of 12 buttons and triggers designed to work with Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller to make games more accessible to people with disabilities. The buttons are connected to the Adaptive Controller's 3.5 mm jack, the triggers are connected via USB, and all can then be mapped to various control functions to play Xbox …

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HW News – Intel CPU Recall, 7nm GPU, AMD Ray Tracing Bench and HDD Failure Stats

This hardware news video talks about Intel's Xeon recall, its upcoming 7nm GPU, Crytek's new GPU agnostic beam tracking statistics and hard disk failure rate via Backblaze. Sponsor: Get Linode Cloud Computing (https: // genius .us / NehI9e – code GNEXUS20 for $ 20 credits) View notes: https://www.gamersnexus.net/industry/ .. ??? ? 19659002wartWe are leading to the second busiest time of …

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WhatsApp Critical Security Security Hit Triggered by Specially Designed MP4 File

If someone has sent an MP4 file on WhatsApp, you can be cautious about downloading it because hackers can use a critical vulnerability in the Facebook-owned app to perform snooping attacks on both Android and iOS devices. The specially designed MP4 file triggers external code execution (RCE) and denial of service (DoS) cyber attack. Users are advised to update their …

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