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Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Suspected Golden State Killer caught after investigators matched DNA from the crime scenes to genetic data available on free genealogy site GEDmatch   —  “No court order was needed to access that site's large database of genetic blueprints.”  —  To get a leg up in the investigation in the cold case of the …
Apr 27, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
Researchers reveal seemingly unpatchable vulnerability in Nvidia Tegra chips that make all currently available Nintendo Switch consoles hackable   —  Newly published Tegra bootROM exploit could be a big headache for Nintendo and others.  —  A newly published “exploit chain” …
Apr 24, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Android Go review: sub-$100 smartphones with Oreo lower the bar for cheap phones, but they don't have Google Photos, and Google Play only has 35 optimized apps   —  We dig through Google's stripped-down OS and several “Go” apps.  —  Here in the US and other developed countries …
Apr 21, 2018, 11:35 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Intel unveils two Threat Detection Technology features: letting software scan system memory for malware using integrated GPUs and advanced telemetry tools   —  The company is also using its processors' performance monitoring to detect malicious code.  —  Since the news of the Metldown …
Apr 17, 2018, 12:00 AMIn context
Samuel Axon / Ars Technica:
Review of macOS 10.13.4 eGPU support: performance gains are decent, especially for Metal, but not ready for primetime and support is limited to AMD cards   —  Performance doesn't disappoint, but lack of strong software support does.  —  When Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on March 29 …
Apr 15, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Jeff Dunn / Ars Technica:
Google researchers showcase AI tech that can isolate individual voices within a noisy environment in videos with a single audio track by watching mouth movement   —  Google researchers try to replicate the “cocktail party effect” for computers.  —  Google researchers have developed …
Apr 15, 2018, 5:00 AMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Steam Spy, a service estimating games sales and other stats on Steam, shuts down after Valve makes privacy changes hiding users' gaming libraries by default   —  In light of Internet and social-media privacy landing at the top of major news outlets this week, another major online service announced …
Apr 11, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
The Galaxy S9's DeX Pad to ship May 13 for $99.99; preorders are up today and those who buy a Galaxy S9 and S9+ on Samsung.com get one for free   —  Preorders are up today, and new Galaxy S9 buyers can score one for free.  —  Hot off the launch of the Galaxy S9 last month …
Apr 9, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
HP jumps on Chrome OS tablet bandwagon with new Chromebook x2   —  Pushing the idea that Chrome OS is for more than just classwork.  —  Acer ushered in the “Chromebook tablet” era with its Chromebook Tab 10 slab last month, and HP wasted no time entering the new space.
Apr 9, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft launches open source tool for developers to create custom Linux distribution packages for Windows 10   —  After starting with Ubuntu, Microsoft has added a number of Linux distributions to its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Linux runtime environment.
Mar 28, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context

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