Intel acknowledged that a CPU kernel bug, being referred to as a side-channel analysis exploit, has the potential to affect chips from ARM and AMD. Patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities may carry performance penalties of between 0 and 30 percent.
Office 2019 will be Microsoft's latest suite of perpetual apps, where users pay once for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and more.
Google will turn off its Drive app for PCs and Macs, replacing it with two new cloud-storage apps: Backup and Sync for consumers, and Drive File Stream for business.
Adobe plans to phase out its venerable Flash Player by 2020, and browser makers will act even faster to get rid of it.
Mattel shows us how its new "Amazon Echo for kids" interacts with children and other devices around the home.
Bitdefender’s new Bitdefender Box protects your home devices from being used in DDoS attacks as well as being remotely hacked.
Neonode launches a version of its AirBar for the 13-inch MacBook Air, which gives it “touch” capabilities via projected beams of infrared light.
Facebook has launched Facebook Instant Games, placing social games directly within its News Feed and Messenger app and tacitly discouraging users from turning to other mobile games and third-party chat services.
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Microsoft's new Office 365 app helps hourly workers to manage their shift work, which should please the millions of Americans who work as waiters, busboys, retail employees, and more.
Apple's A10 Fusion at the heart of the iPhone 7 is the most powerful chip ever to appear in a smartphone, the company claimed. Apple's new ARM processor allocates low-effort jobs to special low-powered cores, then ramps up the performance when needed. The upshot: better battery life.
Apple and Pokémon Go developer Niantic Labs said Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch, together with a new egg monitor that will spur you to go just a bit further.
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Nuance will ship new Dragon dictation software at the end of August, with improved recognition capabilities and new support for pre-recorded notes.
Niantic, the developer of Pokémon Go, has said that it has blocked "scraper" Pokémon Go maps from accessing its APIs and determining the location of Pokémon outside of the real world.