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The best news about Comet Lake is the high-end 6C/12T i7. We’d recommend taking the 16% overall performance boost far more seriously than the 41% boost claimed for very specific O365 scenarios. Intel Corporation Get ready for a world of pain trying to figure out whether you’re getting “the good CPU” or not—the Ice Lake …

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If you navigate over to Apple.com today, you’ll see a brand new product at the top of the homepage. Like so many iPhones, iPads, and Macs that have come before, the beautiful images and enticing tagline make you want to get one immediately, complete with a button to do so. Except, the newest Apple thing doesn’t have …

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In a move to protect its users based in Kazakhstan from government surveillance, Google, Apple and Mozilla finally today came forward and blocked Kazakhstan’s government-issued root CA certificate within their respective web browsing software. Starting today, Chrome, Safari and Firefox users in Kazakhstan will see an error message stating that the “Qaznet Trust Network” certificate …

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Enlarge / Just an armful of the gaming headsets we tested. Valentina Palladino Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we’ll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about gaming from August 19 to August 23. Ars Gaming Week 2019 View more stories Most …

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The tech industry’s reach often exceeds its grasp. The dreams of the people who design and build tech products couldn’t be more ambitious, but executing on those dreams can take time, and sometimes even the invention of whole new industries. That’s why young tech product categories sell the promise, even though the reality falls far …

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Silence APT, a Russian-speaking cybercriminal group, known for targeting financial organizations primarily in former Soviet states and neighboring countries is now aggressively targeting banks in more than 30 countries across America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Active since at least September 2016, Silence APT group’s most recent successful campaign was against Bangladesh-based Dutch-Bangla Bank, which lost …

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Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser has reached beta status, meaning that Microsoft feels like the new version of Edge is available for everyday use for Windows and MacOS. The new Edge beta channel allows users to download major new builds every six weeks, joining the weekly developers-only channel as well as the nightly “canary” builds. Microsoft’s Chromium-based …

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Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman published a report claiming that Apple’s competing TV service, Apple TV+, will also …