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Epic Games pays virtual money in loot box settlement

Fortnite-maker Epic Games on Monday put out word it is paying the equivalent of about $8 worth of its virtual money to some players to settle a lawsuit over so-called random-item "loot boxes."

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Red Canary researchers find evidence of malware on 30,000 infected Apple computers

A team of researchers at security firm Red Canary has found evidence of a new kind of malware infecting Apple brand computers. They claim on their website that they have found evidence of the malware, which they have named ...

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First look: 'Splatoon 3' and 'Star Wars: Hunters' among new video games headed to Nintendo Switch

There's a new wave of multiplayer paint splattering in the works for the Nintendo Switch.

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Dodgeball gets futuristic twist in new video game 'Knockout City' available in May

The next video game from publisher Electronic Arts started with a simple activity: playing catch.

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Clubhouse: the wildly popular audio chat app

Clubhouse, the invitation-only audio chat app, exploded in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic when people could not get together in person—but now the once niche platform has far higher goals.

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Microsoft's Viva reimagines intranet in post-COVID world

The promise of slowing numbers of COVID-19 cases and the development of vaccines are offering hope that workers exiled at home can get back to work again. While no one expects a rapid return to the workplace, one thing seems ...

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Cleaning up noisy photos

Researchers writing in the International Journal of Arts and Technology, have proposed the use of the affine transformation to improve the performance of the edge fusion algorithms for removing noise from digital photographs, ...

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New Windows 10X aims for simplicity

Leaks of Microsoft's Windows 10X for single screen PCs reveal a simplified OS with an emphasis on simplicity.

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A new tool to facilitate fast, error-free software design

Any building project requires the formulation of a series of initial plans prior to starting construction to serve as a basis and guide for the whole process. A similar procedure is followed in software development, with ...