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Fortnite teams up with Avengers: Endgame for another tie-in on April 25

The Avengers will have to live up to their namesake when Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame hits theaters on April 26. But before they have their much-anticipated rematch against Thanos, they’re going to blow off some steam in Fortnite first. Earlier today, developer Epic Games announced an Endgame-related tie-in on Fortnite’s official Twitter account, promising an in-game update […]

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The FCC says it plans to block China Mobile in the U.S. in another swipe at Chinese telecom firms

U.S. officials are moving to block China’s state-owned telecom company from operating in the United States, citing the firm as a spying risk and widening a rift between the two countries over the security of Chinese technology products. If approved, the plan by the Federal Communications Commission would deny permission to China Mobile, whose U.S. […]

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Windows 10 will chew up another 7GB of disk space to make sure it can update

Enlarge / Windows 10: Doing great things sometimes requires 7GB? Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images The latest Windows 10 Insider build, number 18312, introduces a new feature wherein the operating system reserves a big old chunk of disk space, effectively expanding its on-disk footprint by another 7GB. The storage reservation is to ensure that certain […]

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Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone

Enlarge Getty / Aurich Windows Central reports that Microsoft is planning to replace its Edge browser, which uses Microsoft’s own EdgeHTML rendering engine and Chakra JavaScript engine, with a new browser built on Chromium, the open source counterpart to Google’s Chrome. The new browser has the codename Anaheim. The report is short on details. The […]