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Google asks its North American employees to work from home due to coronavirus concerns

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is wreaking havoc on the tech industry. As an increasing number of worldwide workers are staying home and otherwise avoiding unnecessary travel, markets have been disrupted,

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Law enforcement in India used facial recognition to ID 1,100 rioters in New Delhi

The use of facial recognition by law enforcement is not just a hot-button issue within the United States. Privacy advocates around the world see it as a problem that violates

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Intel CPUs are vulnerable to new “LVI” attack that breaks the secure enclave of the CPU

Hot on the heels of a recently-discovered vulnerability in Intel’s Converged Security and Management Engine, the security community has found yet another worrisome attack method that can be levied at

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Norman Reedus is in talks with Hideo Kojima for future projects

Norman Reedus in a recent interview with Wired revealed that he hasn’t lost touch with Japanese game designer Hideo Kojima. In fact, the two are “in talks to do other

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Microsoft and Ubisoft will hold digital events following E3 2020’s cancelation

Earlier today, we learned that the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) will be canceling E3 as we know it this year. This was saddening news for many gamers who rely on

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Ring’s new Video Doorbell 3 will show four seconds of video before motion is detected

Amazon subsidiary Ring has announced two new video doorbells, the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Doorbell 3 Plus. The Plus model includes a feature called “Pre-Roll” which allows users to

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Microsoft has appointed a Chief Scientific Officer for the first time

We’ve all heard of the traditional executive positions in a major corporation: the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and so on. However, Microsoft is expanding

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