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Microsoft has had more than its fair share ofWindows 10 quality control problemsover the past few months, with one of the most recent ones relating to its Windows Defender anti-malware software. As we reported earlier this week, users encountered a problem where initiating a system scan would result in Windows... Read more...
Microsoft is still testing its October 2018 Update for Windows 10 after taking it offline to investigate reports of missing files. The issue is purportedly fixed, though Microsoft is not yet ready to start doling it out to the general public yet. In the meantime, Microsoft issued a trio of cumulative updates for... Read more...
We don't think that we'd be out of line if we said the revelation of the Meltdown and Spectre chip vulnerabilities and the resultant mitigations have been somewhat of a disaster. It's bad enough that the vulnerabilities exist at all, but the fixes have resulted in in some nasty side effects. AMD users were some of the... Read more...
The two most worrisome vulnerabilities in computers to have surfaced in recent months areSpectre and Meltdown, which were first first disclosed earlier this month. These flaws collectively affect processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM. The problem for some people, including Linus Torvalds, was that Intel's initial... Read more...
If you’re an avid Facebook stalker, here’s some good news: Facebook is removing the feature that formerly let users prevent others from finding them by searching for their name in the Facebook search bar. If you’ve been successfully avoiding old classmates, a crazy ex, your boss, or just the general public on Facebook, you... Read more...
In celebration of its 15th birthday, Google announced that it has overhauled its search algorithm. The new tool is called Hummingbird, and its chief feature is conversational search; in other words, when you make a search query, instead of merely looking at keywords and popping out results that seem to match them the... Read more...
Google’s original search engine is very old in terms of tech time, although of course the company has continuously upgraded and tweaked it over the years, improving this algorithm or adding that feature. It’s fitting, then, that Google would roll out a voice search feature that uses conversational dialogue... Read more...
As we mentioned last week, Microsoft confirmed an unpatched bug in Internet Explorer that hackers are exploiting. Now, the company is issuing an emergency security patch for all versions of Internet Explorer. In an advance notification of the patch, Microsoft describes it as protection against a "remote code execution" vulnerability. Microsoft... Read more...