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KB4340917 update released for Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft released KB4340917 for Windows 10 version 1803, the April 2018 Update, which brings the version of the operating system to 17134.191 after installation. It is the second update that Microsoft released for the latest stable version of Windows 10 version 1803 after last week's rele...

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An Interview with Vivaldi's CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner

We had a chance to ask Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, CEO of Vivaldi Technologies AS, some questions about the current state of the company and the browser, and its future. Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, co-founder of Internet pioneer Opera Software, launched Vivaldi in early 2015; first as previ...

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Kredivo raises $30M to build a digital credit card for Southeast Asia

FinAccel, a Southeast Asia-based startup that offers a digital credit card service in Indonesia, has closed a $30 million Series B round as it begins to consider overseas expansion. The company launched its ‘Kredivo’ service two years ago to help consumers pay online in Southeast As...

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Space is open for business

David Cowan Contributor Share on Twitter David Cowan is a partner at Bessemer Venture PartnersBessemer Venture Partners, where he launched the firm’s investing practices in space tech, cyber security, cloud infrastructure and consumer tech....

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Court: Native American tribe can’t be a “sovereign” shield during patent review

Enlarge / Mylan Inc. CEO Heather Bresch holds up a 2-pack of EpiPen as she testifies during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee September 21, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) In a unanimous decision, an appellate court has...

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Facebook bows to WA State pressure to remove “discriminatory” ad filters

Enlarge / Over the past few years, Facebook's heart-filled pleas to advertisers have received a few red Xs from critics—and WA State's Attorney General. (credit: Facebook / Sam Machkovech) Though Facebook announced a voluntary plan to update its controversial advertising-filter system earli...

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Wake up early Wednesday to see two launches within 15 minutes

Enlarge / The Ariane 5 rocket moves into the Kourou-based spaceport's ELA-3 launch complex. (credit: Arianespace) The Western Hemisphere may host two launches within 15 minutes on Wednesday morning as both Arianespace and SpaceX prepare for satellite delivery missions. The launches are presently...

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7 Shifty Ways Your Smartphone Is Violating Your Privacy

Smartphones have become ubiquitous, leading to a barrage of ways that they violate your privacy. While you can install privacy-focused apps to improve the situation, let’s be real: by using a smartphone, you give up pretty much all privacy. Let’s see the major ways your smartphone is bet...

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How to Connect a Raspberry Pi Zero to a TV Without HDMI

The Raspberry Pi Zero has an HDMI port, so it must be pretty straightforward to connect it to your TV, right? Well, yes… But what if you don’t want to use HDMI? Standard Raspberry Pis have an alternative to HDMI, but on first glimpse you wouldn’t think this was the case for the Ra...

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5 Times Your Data Was Shockingly Handed Over to the NSA

It’s hard to know which companies you can trust these days. Apple deserves commendation for their refusal to bow to FBI demands for “backdoor access,” but plenty of others will hand over information the NSA without a second thought. Here’s a look at organizations which we kno...


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