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Salesforce tries to block Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition

Microsoft made a splash earlier this year when it announced the largest acquisition in its history, signing an agreement to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. But now, Salesforce is trying to convince the European Union to block the deal. Salesforce Chief Legal Officer Burke Norton will argue to the EU’s competition authority that Microsoft’s control of LinkedIn’s dataset following an ... Read More »

Tips to Keep Your Site Secure

Do you have a website you have poured countless hours into that your business relies on? Do you have customers who trust you with their personal data? Well, I’m sure you want to keep this site secure. Here are some tips on how to keep your site secure from a variety of malware and hackers. Use a 3rd Party Service ... Read More »

How to turn off Windows Defender’s enhanced notifications in Windows 10

Microsoft’s Anniversary Update for Windows 10 wouldn’t be complete if there weren’t a few annoyances added to great features like Cortana integration and an improvedAction Center. One such annoyance is Windows Defender’s unceasing penchant for telling you what a great job it’s doing. An example of Windows Defender’s enhanced notifications. The new feature is called enhanced notifications, which amounts to Microsoft’s built-in ... Read More »

5 ways to make the most of Reddit for Android and iOS

Credit: Ben Patterson If you ask me, the new official Reddit app for Android phones and iPhones makes for a better Reddit browsing experience than the full Reddit website, particularly once you know what you’re doing. For starters, you can “pin” your favorite subreddits to the top of your list, as well as quickly jump from one “parent” comment to ... Read More »

This week in games: Mass Effect Andromeda on display, Deus Ex gets DirectX 12

Here we are, almost a week after Ubisoft sprayed farts into my nose, and I’m still feeling a bit sick. Was it actually farts? Or was it something worse? Maybe tuberculosis, or black plague, or anthrax. Or maybe they ground up the source code for Watch Dogs and shot it straight into my nose. That would certainly explain the feelings ... Read More »

Dolby Vision versus HDR-10 TV: A format war and more

4K UHD (2160p resolution) is no longer the big news in TV land. HDR (High Dynamic Range) has supplanted it in the conversation. Why? It’s not lack of detail, insufficient pixels, or 1080p resolution in general that’s been the major issue with TVs for the last few years. It’s been the lack of contrast and washed-out colors caused by the ... Read More »

How,to,run,a,DOS,program,in,Windows,10

6COMMENTS Lincoln Spector | @LincolnSpector Contributing Editor, PCWorld Jul 8, 2016 7:46 AM Madeline absolutely must run a particular DOS program for her medical transcription business. Can she do this in Windows 10?The real issue isn’t whether you’re running Windows 7, 8, or 10. It’s whether you’re using a 32- or 64-bit version of the operating system. Any 32-bit version ... Read More »

FBI chief says Guccifer lied about hacking into Clinton’s email server

A Romanian hacker’s claim that he broke into Hillary Clinton’s private email server in 2013 was a lie, according to the FBI. Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as Guccifer, has boasted about the breach to various media outlets, saying in May that it had been “easy.” But on Thursday, FBI director James Comey said that Lazar, who is now in ... Read More »

Fearing surveillance, man allegedly shot at Google and set self-using vehicle ablaze

A man who instructed police he feared surveillance through Google has been arrested and charged with arson after one of the enterprise‘s self-driving motors changed into destroyed in an assault in June. Raul Murillo Diaz of Oakland turned into stopped with the aid of police after Google safety noticed him usingacross the business enterprise‘s headquarters campus in Mountain View, California, ... Read More »

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 overview: the brand new humans’s champion topples Titans

Wow, what a big performance difference jumping in advance two technological generations can make. If Nvidia had launched the GeForce GTX 1070 (starting at $380 MSRP, $450 Nvidia Founders versionreviewed) just last week it’d’ve been the maximum effective single-GPU portraits card to ever grace the earth, edging out the awe-inspiring—and $1,000—GTX Titan X. inside the wake of the launch of ... Read More »