Nvidia has quietly announced a 3GB VRAM version of the GTX 1050 for gamers on a budget. The new offering sits nicely between the older cards in the lineup with higher clock speeds but lower bandwidth.
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New variants of Spectre have been discovered by Microsoft and Google, which allow attackers to read privileged data. While mitigations will be available soon, they will result in a performance hit.
If you're experiencing problems with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update and just can't wait until the solutions are available, you can roll back to the previous version of Windows 10, as detailed here.
Microsoft has officially acknowledged the Windows 10 freezing bug affecting numerous users who upgraded to the April 2018 Update recently. The company intends to roll out the fix next week.
It appears that the Windows 10 April 2018 Update is causing some issues with Google Chrome, with the browser intermittently freezing up without any justifiable reason on machines with different specs.
Twitter has announced that the release of its Progress Web App represents a renewed commitment to Windows, as it utilizes the platform's technologies to bring a faster and improved user experience.
Microsoft is discontinuing support for Skype for Business, Teams, and Yammer apps for Windows Phone. Development efforts will now be transitioned to the Android, iOS, and desktop counterparts.
Despite Microsoft's repeated requests for an extension to the standard 90-day disclosure deadline, Google has gone on to reveal a "medium" severity flaw in systems with UMCI, such as Windows 10 S.
Google has announced "Me Too Rising", a dedicated website which uses data from Google Trends to allow people to visualize the spread of the #MeToo movement and its impact worldwide.
Microsoft has announced that the desktop OneNote app won't be included in Office 2019, and new features won't be added to the current version. The company is recommending the Windows 10 app instead.
Microsoft has rolled out version 2.0 of Windows Template Studio, an extension for Visual Studio that allows developers to easily build UWP apps. The latest update features a better interface.
In order to comply with GDPR, Facebook is rolling out changes regarding how it handles customer privacy by asking users to make the decision about which data they want to share with the public.
Microsoft has released an extension for Google Chrome that protects your computer from malicious websites by essentially sending your browsing history to Microsoft for URL verification in real-time.
34 companies including Microsoft, Nokia, Facebook, HP, and Dell have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, vowing to protect customers around the globe and not help governments launch cyberattacks.
It appears that T-Mobile has succumbed to customer backlash, and has vowed to hash and salt passwords before storing them. Passwords won't be visible to service agents anymore as well.