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Cybersecurity firm offers users reimbursement for ransomware infections

Security firm SentinelOne is confident it can beat any of today’s ransomware -- and is willing to put money behind that claim.

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Ransomware protection guarantee is offered by SentinelOne

SentinelOne is offering a to pay customers $1,000 per endpoint for customers’ machines that get infected by ransomware and that its products don’t either block or remediate.

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Amazon testing parcel deliveries by drones in the UK

Amazon.com will be testing the delivery of parcels using small drones in the U.K. in a deal with the government that will allow it to try out new modes of operation such as beyond line of sight flights.

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AMD packs 1TB SSD into a GPU for better VR and gaming

AMD for the first time is placing a solid-state drive in a new graphics card in an effort to squeeze every ounce of horsepower out of GPUs for better virtual reality and gaming experiences.

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AMD's Radeon Pro WX GPUs can create VR content for under $1,000

Apple's decision to use the FirePro professional GPU in its Mac Pro line was a signature win for AMD; otherwise, it is getting crushed by Nvidia in the workstation market.

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FBI probes DNC hack as suspicions of Russian involvement widen

The FBI has launched an investigation into the hacking of the Democratic National Committee’s servers, as more evidence surfaced about Russia’s possible involvement in the attack.

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Here are the key security features coming to Windows 10 next week

Here's a look at Windows Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, two new features that will be launching next week with the latest major update to Windows 10.

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Nvidia's latest Quadro GPU delivers a blistering 12 teraflops of performance

Nvidia keeps upping the performance with each new GPU based on the Pascal architecture. Its latest, the Quadro P6000, can deliver 12 teraflops of single-precision performance, a teraflop more than the Titan X unveiled just last week.

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Verizon must pay even if Mozilla walks from Yahoo search deal

Verizon, which plans to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion, will be on the hook to Mozilla for more than $1 billion through 2019.

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Twitter scores live-stream deals with MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL

Twitter's steamy summer of sport got even hotter today as the company inked deals to live-stream MLB and NHL games. Each of the 'Big Four' major U.S. sports leagues is now on board to stream games or related content via Twitter.

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Why 'qudits' (not qubits) may be the key to quantum computing

Quantum computers may promise a giant leap forward in performance and efficiency, but none of that can happen until we figure out a practical way to build them. Russian scientists just announced what they say is a major advance.

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Google Maps is getting a Wi-Fi only mode and mass transit delay notifications

The new features appear to be from a server-side switch that could help you cut back on data and frustration from the daily commute.

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New Google Assistant settings, ‘Ok Google' driving commands found in Google app beta code

More hands-free commands may be coming to Google maps and Android Auto, which should help keep your eyes where they belong.

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9 big moments in Yahoo's troubled history

Here are nine big events in the up-and-down history of Yahoo.

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Microsoft finalizes Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Last week's Windows 10 update for beta testers is almost certainly the final code for this year's big Aug. 2 upgrade.

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Ford embraces Android Auto, offering it with SYNC 3 on all its 2017 vehicles

Ford's embracing all connected-car platforms. Starting with its 2017 lineup, all its cars with SYNC 3 will run Google's Android Auto phone-to-car interface as well.

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With Yahoo buy, Verizon hopes to stay competitive in digital ad market

Verizon will faces major challenges as it integrates Yahoo into its organization. But the company needed to take steps to diversify beyond traditional wireless service revenues.

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Yahoo's homepage through the years

With its sale to Verizon confirmed, here’s an historical look at one of the internet’s most iconic homepages

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