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Belgium Decides Loot Boxes Are Illegal Gambling

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:12:11 +0000

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Are loot boxes gambling? Belgium has decided that, yes, they are.

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How Space Exploration Has Evolved Over the Years

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:30:18 +0000

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From Sputnik-1 to TESS, our ability to explore the universe around us has expanded enormously in the past 60 years.

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Man Gets 15-Month Sentence for Selling Windows Restore Discs

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:29:19 +0000

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Lundgren, a prominent e-waste recycler, says he made the discs to help people fix their old computers rather than toss them, and he worries about the precedent the case has set.

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F-Secure Hack Can Unlock Millions of Hotel Rooms With Handheld Device

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:28:19 +0000

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These locks are used in more than 42,000 properties in 166 countries.

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AMD Q1 Revenue Surges on Strong Ryzen, Radeon Sales

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:22:49 +0000

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AMD's financials leapt skyward once again in Q1, despite the typical seasonal downturn.

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The GPU Market Might Finally Be Cooling Off

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:50:10 +0000

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The GPU market might finally be cooling down as cryptocurrency miners wait to see what kind of performance ASICs deliver.

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Samsung Launches New 970 Evo and 970 Pro SSDs

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:30:44 +0000

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Samsung has announced new 970 EVO and 970 Pro drives to replace its previous 960-branded flagships.

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ET deals: Dell XPS 9365 13.3-Inch Touchscreen Two-in-One Refurb Laptop for $999

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:00:05 +0000

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This refurbished Dell XPS 13 is everything a modern laptop should be. It's thin, light, powerful, and extremely flexible. And with a built-in touchscreen, you get to decide exactly how you want to interact with your work and entertainment. There's a lot to enjoy in this tiny laptop, and when you use today's coupon, you'll save a total of 500 bucks off the sticker price.

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The OnePlus 6 Will Be Unveiled on May 16

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:15:52 +0000

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The big day is May 16th, and there's an event happening in London that's open to fans. It won't be easy to get into, though.

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2019 Toyota Avalon Review: Breathing Life Into the Sedan Segment

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:30:33 +0000

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The new Avalon is bigger, quieter, smoother, and sportier. The hybrid costs just $1,000 more. And Toyota finally warms to Apple CarPlay, but not Android Auto.

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