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Microsoft Office zero-day vulnerability that allows remote code execution is being actively exploited

Microsoft has received reports of a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444) hackers are actively exploiting. The attack uses maliciously crafted Microsoft Office files that open an ActiveX control using the MSHTML browser rendering engine. Vulnerable systems include Windows Server 2008 through 2019 and Windows 7 through 10. Expmon, one of several security firms that […]

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Exynos chips with AMD RDNA 2 graphics could power future Galaxy A-series phones, too

AMD and Samsung’s collaboration on bringing RDNA 2 graphics to mobile has yet to materialize into an actual product, but the first wave of phones to feature the new graphics engine could land as soon as early next year. You read that right — Samsung may bring RDNA 2 graphics to phones other than the […]

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Razer launches Basilisk V3 wired gaming mouse with auto-shifting scroll wheel

Razer has added a new member to its popular Basilisk family of gaming mice, and it packs a feature that should be familiar to longtime Logitech users. The new Basilisk V3 is a wired gaming mouse boasting what Razer is calling a smart HyperScroll Tilt Wheel. Users can configure the scroll wheel to automatically switch […]

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Gmail mobile app will soon allow you to make voice and video calls

To create a better hybrid work setting, Google is updating Workspace apps with a slew of features. One of the highlights of this update is video and voice calling contacts through the Gmail mobile app and Google Meet, allowing users to do the equivalent of a “spontaneous hallway conversation” in a hybrid work environment. The […]

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PlayStation Studios lands 14th studio with Playroom developer Firesprite

One of Microsoft’s and Sony’s prominent strategies in their current war for console dominance seems to be buying up as many studios as possible. PlayStation Studios just acquired Firesprite—its 14th developer added to the family. More may be better, but Sony has a long road to catch up with its rival after the ZeniMax coup, […]

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Samsung made a stretchable display that gives new meaning to 3D content

Foldable displays are slowly becoming more mainstream, thanks in no small part to Samsung’s insistence that you should be able to have a large screen in a pocketable device. That said, the company is already working on stretchable displays, and a recent demo at the Global Tech Korea 2021 event shows an intriguing application of […]

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Intel announces self-driving taxi service for Munich and Tel Aviv

This week, Intel announced that one of its subsidiaries is starting an automated taxi service in Munich and Tel Aviv next year, unveiling a new self-driving car for the task. This step is vital in the development of the company’s automated driving technology. Intel announced the news at the 2021 IAA Mobility event in Munich. […]