A Windows feature meant to keep a device from overheating is causing Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to run at a cripplingly slow speed. The problem seems to stem from a firmware update that was released on August 1st, according to TechRepublic.
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Ten states across the Midwest and Great Lakes region of the US could see $4.7 billion in health benefits in 2030 if they stick with current renewable energy standards, according to a new study from MIT. That’s about a 34 percent return on the $3.
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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of July 2019. The results can be found below, which includes a strong debut for Fire Emblem: Three Houses (at #2) and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (at #4). Source
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Switch is continuing to lead the way with hardware sales in the United States. In July, it was again the best-selling platform. It’s also still the hardware sales leader for 2019 as a whole. July was a tough month for the overall gaming industry due to a drop in hardware spending.
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UPS has had autonomous trucking startup TuSimple hauling cargo for it between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, since May as part of a newly publicized partnership between the two companies.
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If so, watch out. Because hackers can exploit your camera and hold your images hostage. Ransomware is malicious software that hackers can use to infect your camera. Once the ransomware gains access to your camera, it encrypts your images, making them completely inaccessible to you.
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Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings show might be getting most of the attention around the streaming service’s big-budget fantasy adaptations, but the company has just announced casting for nearly all the key characters in its other doorstop fantasy novel show: Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Tim
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