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Cloudflare outage affecting numerous sites on Monday AM [Update: fixed]  TechCrunch · 26 minutes
Cloudflare, a company providing performance and security to websites, is having network problems of its own this morning — and taking down a lot of its customers’ sites... more
Discord down due to Cloudflare outage affecting parts of the web  THE VERGE · 1 hour
Popular chat service Discord is experiencing issues today due to network problems at Cloudflare.... more
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite goes live in Canada, Germany, and 23 other countries  TechCrunch · 2 days
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (think Pokémon GO, but with wands and giant spiders instead of pokéballs and Pikachus) officially launched earlier this... more
IBM Said to Be Set to Win Unconditional EU Okay for $34-Billion Red Hat Deal  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
IBM is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat,... more
These are the best Ethernet switches money can buy  Windows Central · 5 days
Managed switches are networking hubs that allow you to hook up a number of devices to a network and manipulate how traffic is controlled. Think of a managed switch (in... more
iOS 13 beta 2 enables SMB Server connectivity in the Files app  9to5Mac · 7 days
One of the big new additions to the Files app in iOS 13 is the ability to connect to a server via SMB. In... more
Microsoft xCloud and Google Stadia hands-on: Why I can’t compare them yet  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Cloud gaming is the undeniably industry-altering shadow looming over this year’s E3 video game conference. Paired with the rise of subscription services, the idea... more
How to change DNS settings on your PC running Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
You can always use more private and reliable DNS servers, and in this guide we'll show how to change these settings on Windows 10. Whenever you... more
What are the Synology DS1019+ specs?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Best answer: The Synology DS1019+ houses an Intel Celeron J3455 clocked at 1.5GHz (2.3GHz burst), 8GB DDR3L RAM, two M.2 slots, five drive bays, and a bunch of handy external ports. NAS for the home: Synology... more
Report: Google shifting Nest, other hardware manufacturing out of China  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Google is taking proactive measures to counter the possible effects of the U.S. trade war with... more
SecureAnywhere AntiVirus stops 99 percent of malware, but at what cost?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Features typically not included with antivirus software are present in SecureAnywhere SecureAnywhere AntiVirus by Webroot isn't consistently tested by third-party security labs, but we tested it... more
How gaming on Microsoft xCloud compares to Google Stadia  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Cloud gaming is one of the big topics of excitement ahead of E3. The market is very niche but the technology feels exciting, allowing users to play graphically-complex titles on... more
Qubole launches Quantum, its serverless database engine  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Qubole, the data platform founded by Apache Hive creator and former head of Facebook’s Data Infrastructure team Ashish Thusoo, today announced the launch of Quantum, its first serverless offering. Qubole may not necessarily be... more
Wire collaborates with EY for on-premise end-to-end encrypted messaging app  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
End-to-end encrypted messaging app and service Wire announced a partnership with accounting and consulting company EY. Essentially, Wire is providing an on-promise version of its messaging service so... more
Microsoft launching Project xCloud public preview in October  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Get ready to stream 'til you can't stream anymore with Project xCloud in October. What you need to know Microsoft plans to launch a Project xCloud public preview in October, 2019. The... more
Your Xbox will soon be a free personal Project xCloud server  Windows Central · 2 weeks
You'll be able to pay for cloud streaming, but it looks like you won't have to. By now you've probably heard of Microsoft's plans to put... more
How to set up the Synology DS1019+ NAS  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Setting up the Synology DS1019+ is straightforward, even if you've never configured a NAS before. Synology has perfected the initial setup process to allow you to go from unboxing to connecting to... more
Here are all the games coming to Google’s Stadia cloud streaming service  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Google unveiled its Stadia launch date and pricing today. The cloud gaming service is arriving in November, priced at $9.99 per month for access... more
Apple Drops Support for SHA-1 Certificates in macOS Catalina and iOS 13  MacRumors · 3 weeks
In a new support document, Apple has indicated that macOS Catalina and iOS 13 drop support for TLS certificates signed with the SHA-1 hash... more
Fortune 500 giant Tech Data exposed customer and billing data  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Security researchers said a security lapse at IT giant Tech Data allowed them to access customer and billing data. The Fortune 500 information technology giant secured an exposed... more
Halo: Reach 'Firefight' to use dedicated servers on Xbox and PC  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The new version of Halo: Reach should fix a lot of problems. What you need to know Halo: Reach is getting a PC beta in June.... more
Amazon confirms acquisition of Sizmek’s ad server  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Amazon just announced that it’s acquiring Sizmek’s ad serving and dynamic content optimization businesses. “Sizmek and Amazon Advertising have many mutual customers, so we know how valued these proven solutions are to their customer... more
Halo: Reach 'Firefight' will use dedicated servers on Xbox and PC  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The new version of Halo: Reach should fix a lot of problems. What you need to know Halo: Reach is getting a PC beta in June.... more
Halo: Reach 'Firefight' will use dedicated servers  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The new version of Halo: Reach should fix a lot of problems. What you need to know Halo: Reach is getting a PC beta in June. The game's "Firefight" mode will run on dedicated... more
Palo Alto Networks to acquire container security startup Twistlock for $410M  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
At KubeCon last week in Barcelona, container security was a hot topic, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Palo Alto Networks announced today that... more
Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The office of Ukraine's new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. more
Rainbow Six Siege Phantom Sight patch drops surprise Operator changes  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Rainbow Six Siege Phantom Sight may shake up four existing Operators, given recent TTS balancing changes. What you need to know Ubisoft is testing four Operator changes via... more
Battle Over .amazon: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Amazon Domain Ruling  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights... more
Second teen who hacked into Apple servers also gets probation  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
As expected, a second teenager who hacked into Apple servers and downloaded internal company documents has... more
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Latest Apple ads carry message of caring for consumers and the planet [Video]
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Bill Gates says his ‘greatest mistake ever’ was Microsoft losing to Android
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Watch Maya Angelou narrate the latest Google Duo ad [Video]
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Slate Digital’s new music software subscription service includes all its plug-ins and an online school
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Perchang looks like Portal, but is more like Lemmings
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Comment: Sign in with Apple shows the company fighting for user privacy, even if users don’t care
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The Chernobyl Podcast is a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the HBO series
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Apple shares stunning new ‘Cascade’ Experiments video shot entirely on iPhone XS
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Restoration hardware in the sky: Historic planes of the Yanks Air Museum - CNET
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Hands-on: ZUGU Muse Case + iPad mini giveaway [Video]
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Google app 10.12 preps Assistant shortcuts FAB, Driving Mode [APK Insight]
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This robot ‘duck’ could help Japanese rice farmers keep paddy fields clear of weeds
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One of the creepiest series in YouTube history is now a decade old and can’t seem to die
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Tiny N.S. space agency to create painting kilometres above Earth's surface
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Toyota's president Akio Toyoda is racing a Supra at the Nürburgring 24 - Roadshow
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The US Air Force has a new weapon called THOR that can take out swarms of drones
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SANDMARC’s new Anamorphic iPhone Lens delivers ultrawide FoV, lens flare, more
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The feds busted a used cooking oil theft ring, like a greasy version of The Wire - Roadshow
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JCB trounces Top Gear for title of Britain’s fastest… tractor? - Roadshow
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BTS All Night: How to stream part three of the soundtrack right now - CNET
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An atomic clock, ‘green’ propellant, and a sunlight-surfing sail are headed to space next week
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watchOS 6 will give customers with older Apple Watches new reasons to upgrade
9to5Mac
With Child’s Play and Toy Story 4 in theaters, it’s Devil Doll time
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