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After it emerged that Myspace was the subject of a data leak, involving over 427 million passwords, the company has now confirmed that they were the subject of a data breach back in 2013.
Sony has announced that it will be launching all the devices from the Xperia X series in the US this summer, and has already begun accepting pre-orders for the Xperia X through online retailers.
After many months of focus on its Xperia X lineup, Sony has announced a new mid-range smartphone belonging to the Xperia E series priced at €199 and landing in late June.
Lenovo's ZUK sub-brand has announced the Snapdragon 820-powered successor to last year's Z1 today, which will be available starting June 7 but can now be pre-ordered in China.
Two weeks after it said that ISOs of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14342 for PCs were "coming soon", Microsoft has now released them, with five versions available in multiple languages.
Microsoft has cut $50 off the price of its console - but while the discount is only available "for a limited time", the timing lends credence to rumors that a new Xbox One will be announced in June.
Windows 10 Mobile Insiders on the Slow ring are finally being offered a new build, 14342.1004. It contains quite a few new features, as the last build that was offered to that ring was 14295.
Microsoft has announced the first major update to Windows Holographic, the version of Windows 10 that powers the HoloLens. The May 2016 update brings quite a few new features.
Mojang is making some changes to the Commercial Usage Guidelines for Minecraft today, stating that companies will no longer be able to promote their brands or products in the game, but fans still can.
In an attempt to remove media which might be harmful for children, a government body in Germany has presumably removed 27 games from the Steam store, including the entire Postal series.
Remember the Combine's Scanners from City 17 in Half-Life 2? A Russian drone enthusiast has created a remarkable, full-sized, working replica, built from scratch with carbon fiber and polystyrene.
T-Mobile has announced a plan for tourists coming to the United States. The plan lasts for three weeks, offers unlimited data (2 GB high speed), 1000 calling minutes, and unlimited texting.
After rebranding the old Nokia Care app as 'Lumia Help+Tips' almost two years ago, Microsoft has again given the Windows phone app a new name, and a new logo too, relaunching it as 'Lumia Highlights'.
Microsoft has discovered a new type of ransomware that not only encrypts an innocent user's computer files, but also takes the time to reproduce itself through removable drives and network drives.
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Sony unveiled its upper-mid-range Xperia X, and its more affordable Xperia XA, back in February. Both devices have now had their local launch in India, and will go on sale there next month.
Dell has unveiled a number of new 2-in-1 devices aimed at all price points. Perhaps the splashiest device is the 17-inch Inspiron 7000 convertible, featuring a Skylake Core CPU and an infrared camera.
Rumors had mentioned Microsoft would be unveiling a slimmed down Xbox One version at this year's E3, but the convention's website now seemingly points to the company's VR plans being unveiled as well.
The European Commission has announced a new agreement of collaboration between the Union's institutions and the four major tech companies in an effort to stop illegal online hate speech and extremism.
After rolling out to the Galaxy S5 on Sprint and T-Mobile in recent weeks, the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update has now started making its way to Samsung's 2014 flagship on Verizon.
After almost a year of Windows 10's release, the OS has steadily grown in popularity. With this, according to StatCounter, Windows 10 is now the most used desktop operating system in North America.
Intel has unveiled its new line of Broadwell-E processors, designed for gaming and VR. The top-end of this already powerful line packs 10-cores and all the chips are unlocked for overclockers.
Sony is hosting a special event that will allow those near participating theaters to enjoy Sony's E3 press conference with fellow gamers. Those in attendance will also receive collectibles.
Chrome 51 was recently added to the stable channel with numerous bug fixes and the company has now revealed the list of vulnerabilities reported by external researchers along with the amount paid out.
YouTube has issued a letter to TubeNinja, a video downloader, threatening legal action if they don't cooperate. However, this letter raises the question of whether YouTube has a case for legal action.
Bitcoin has reached a 20-month high over the weekend. The crypto-currency broke through the $500 barrier raising speculation that the digital currency could spike in price, as it did in 2013.
It seems Google is giving away a free Chromecast to select YouTube Red subscribers, according to emails that have been sent out by the company to a few of its users earlier today.
Microblogging site Tumblr was the subject of a data breach back in 2013. The company claimed it affected 'a set' of users. An analysis shows that 'set' was actually over 60 million passwords.
24,518 Bitcoins that were confiscated by police in Australia will be auctioned off. The coins will be offered in blocks of 2,000, to prevent the market being affected negatively by the auction.
If you were looking forward to the release of HTC's rumored wearable, you might be in for a bit of bad news, as it has been postponed until fall. A specific reason for the delay was not offered.
The OnePlus 3 launch is getting closer and the company has revealed a new peer review program called "The Lab" to provide devices to 30 people for an early look.
Spanish smartphone maker, Funker, is set to launch another Windows 10 Mobile device. Following on from its W5.5 Pro, the W6.0 Pro brings upgraded specs and Continuum support, in a mid-range device.
ARM is a little known company for those outside of the tech field, but it's responsible for most of the chips powering our devices. So it's a big deal when ARM announced its new VR-focused silicon.
Among phones and robots, ASUS unveiled a new ZenBook laptop today. The ZenBook 3 is thinner and considerably lighter than last year's model, which was already impressive. It also packs powerful specs.
Windows 10 Mobile build 14352 is on its way on Tuesday, if a tweet from Peter Skillman is to be believed. Over the weekend, there was an issue with the Insider Program that prevented flights.
Microsoft Research has developed a system which allows even the lowest-end laptops and smartphones to run high-quality VR. Dubbed FlashBack it offers 8x better framerates and 15x latency reduction.
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Various models in the Surface Book and Pro 4 ranges are currently on sale in the UK with a 10% discount, plus a free Surface Dock and set of Pen Tips (worth a total of £180), and a 3-year guarantee.
Currys and PC World, part of Dixons Carphone group, cut £70 off Surface 3 Wi-Fi models, marking them as 'clearance' stock, hinting that the device is now approaching the end of its retail life.
At its launch event in Taipei, Asus has unveiled its ZenFone 3 series consisting of standard, Deluxe and Ultra editions. The three flagship devices boast screen sizes up to 6.8" and up to 6GB of RAM.
The Zenbo is a cross between the Amazon Echo, Pixar's EVE, and a nightmare. But the company believes that a robot following you around the house is the perfect companion and work assistant.
Ahead of the Computex expo, Asus has unveiled a number of new tablets, inspired by Microsoft's Surface line. The Asus Transformer 3 tablets claim to offer style and power in an affordable package.
Microsoft's hardware partners are continuing to reduce the price of the Lumia 650 in the UK. Just over three months after it launched there, it's now available for 25% less than its full retail price.
After advertising similar discounts since March, Microsoft is once again offering a generous 30% discount on Band 2 in the United States, saving customers $75 off the full price.
A woman in Essex has sold the UK's National Museum of Computing a super rare teleprinter component for the Lorenz cypher machine. The NMC is now looking for a drive motor to get the machine working.
HTC is expected to launch the One M9+ Prime Camera Edition in India soon, but the company's eStore has already listed the device along with its price and hardware specifications.
A purported render of the new Surface phone has been published, along with alleged details of its specs - but with its launch still almost a year away, it's best to approach such 'leaks' with caution.
AirAsia has launched a universal Windows 10 app. It allows you to manage your flights, check flight status and check in from your Windows 10 devices, including Cortana and AirAsiaBIG integration.
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