Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked

A portion of Microsoft’s Windows 10 source code has leaked online this week. Files related to Microsoft’s USB, storage, and Wi-Fi drivers in Windows 10 were posted to Beta Archive this week. Beta Archive is an enthusiast site that tracks Windows releases, and asks members to donate money or contribute something Windows-related if they access…

You Can Now Remove Medical Records From Google Search | News & Opinion

Google will now accept requests to remove personal medical records from its search results, adding to a very short list of types of sensitive personal information that the web search giant will not display. Google made the change on Thursday, the Guardian reported. The company’s removal policy now includes a category called “confidential, personal medical…

Windows 10 S security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. The major premise justifying Windows 10 S, the new variant of Windows 10 that can only install and run applications from the Windows Store, is that by enforcing such a restriction, Windows 10 S can—like…

Rockstar is talking with OpenIV developer, issues new statement on mods

The drama between modders, Rockstar Games, and Take-Two Interactive continues to unfold. Rockstar has issued another statement, this time on singleplayer mods in general. And, there’s some potentially hopeful news as to the fate of singleplayer modding tool OpenIV. First, Rockstar Games has added a topic to its support page in regards to singleplayer mods…

Google will stop scanning your Gmail messages to sell targeted ads

Google will stop its long-standing practice of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes, the company announced in a blog post today. The practice, something Google has done nearly since the launch of its email service, allows the company to digest the contents of email messages and use them to deliver targeted…

Overwatch’s Confusing Reporting System Is Making Trolling Worse

Overwatch When a player reports an abusive teammate in Overwatch, the most common response is rarely fear, regret, or even an apology. It’s “go ahead!” Overwatch’s reporting system is opaque, like any game’s, but word on the street is that it’s toothless. As someone who spends roughly 10 hours a week playing Overwatch, I’ve seen…

Galaxy S8’s Bixby Voice app: 14 things to know now

The clickable button on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is finally about to fulfill its purpose. Located just under the volume rocker on the S8’s left side, the Bixby button will launch brand new voice software that phone owners have been waiting months for. “It’s not a voice assistant,” Quam Erogbogbo, senior director and…