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EA’s Origin Access offers PC gamers unlimited access to select games

Share This article Electronic Arts, and by extension the Origin game service, is not particularly well-liked by gamers thanks to its heavy use of microtransactions and DLC packs. Perhaps it will earn some goodwill with a new service called Origin Access. ...

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NCAR to get new SGI supercomputer to sharpen climate change projections

Share This article Climate science will soon get a big boost from a new supercomputer. The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) will be working with the venerable SGI on a new system to develop more advanced climate and weather models. ...

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Prominent cracking group claims game piracy could be dead within two years

Share This article For as long as games have had copy protection, there have been ways to break said copy protection. In the earliest days of gaming, games often required you to enter a random word or sentence from the ...

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AMD’s next-generation Polaris GPU architecture unveiled

Share This article Over the past month, we’ve detailed the technology initiatives and projects that AMD’s Radeon Technology Group (RTG) revealed at its Sonoma, California retreat in early December. From improved monitors to its GPU Open initiative, AMD wants to ...

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ET deals: $10 online courses at Udemy

Share This article If you love to learn, check out today’s flash sale over at Udemy. Thousands of online courses are being discounted to just $ 10 a pop, so you can invest in numerous skills — even if you’re ...

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ET deals: Dell Optiplex 9020 Micro desktop PC for $782

Share This article Desktop PCs are a powerful and affordable computing solution for the office and at home, but the bulk and weight associated with traditional towers can be a real hassle. Whether you’re cramped in a cubicle, or looking ...

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Science fiction handwaving just got real with the world’s first biologically powered chip

Share This article Readers familiar with 3Jane, Moya, or Locutus of Borg may have wondered about the architectural implications of technology that bridges such disparate systems. How do you go from a biological organism, with its irregularity and its fluid ...

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Latest Windows 10 update erases Word customizations, can break Edge, Outlook, File Explorer

Share This article Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 cumulative update, KB 3124200, dropped last week, but clearly needed more time to bake. While initial reports suggested that the update would fix some issues with WiFi connections dropping out, the latest cumulative ...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch now scheduled for this Sunday [UPDATED]

Share This article Update 2 (7:15pm ET): Looks like we’re a go for Sunday! Elon Musk just tweeted the following: “Static fire test looks good. Pending data review, will aim to launch Sunday.” Update 1 (12:42pm ET): NASAspaceflight.com says Orbcomm confirmed SpaceX ...

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Customer, FCC complaints signal huge problems with Comcast’s data cap meter

Share This article Over the past few months, Comcast has begun enforcing data caps in certain test markets, while simultaneously offering customers in some of these areas the option to buy “actually unlimited” data for a $ 50 fee. New ...

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