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Netflix Launches A Public Bug Bounty Program
Netflix launches its public bug bounty program after years of testing the waters with two other private programs.

Noitom Enters Spatially Tracked Glove Market With Hi5 VR Glove Business Edition
Noitom today announced that the Hi5 VR Gloves Business Edition is now available to order. The kit includes two gloves with full finger tracking. You’ll need a pair of Vive Trackers and an HTC Vive to use them, though.

Best Deals
Because shopping for bargains on new computer hardware can be a considerably time consuming endeavor, we regularly compile a list of the best deals.

Seagate Demos World's Fastest Hard Drive, Doubled Performance, HAMR Progress
Seagate displayed the world's fastest hard drive today at the Open Compute summit and announced that it has surpassed industry reliability standards with its new HAMR HDDs.

How To (Partly) Control The Data Facebook Shares With Other Companies
Despite worries about how Facebook does or doesn't protect user data, many of its users don't want to be cut off from their friends and families. Luckily there are several ways to limit the information Facebook is able to share with other companies.

Thermaltake Announces View 37 Case With Gull-Wing Window
Thermaltake announced a new mid-tower case, the View 37, with a curved, single-piece window that spans from the side to the top of the case.

Tom's Soapbox: To Protect Your Digital Data, Sheer Probability Is Your Best Hope
Joel Durham looks at personal data security in the wake of Facebook's latest data blunder. What he finds isn't exactly reassuring.

Shareholder Sues Facebook Over 'False Statements' Regarding Its Privacy Policy
Facebook shareholder Fan Yuan launched a lawsuit against the company over "false statements" that have led to major scandals a significant monetary damages for Facebook's investors.

Nvidia's GeForce Partner Program: What Is It?
This Nvidia program, whose existence was recently detailed, incentivizes video card makers. But what is it?

The Atari VCS Pops Up At GDC 2018
Atari's new retro-styled VCS made an appearance at GDC 2018.

HTC's Vive Focus Is Coming To The US Later This Year, Dev Kits Now Available
HTC today announced that the Vive Focus standalone VR headset would hit the global market later this year. Vive Focus developer kits are available today.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 VRDK Details Emerge, Kits Expected Q218
Qualcomm today revealed the full specifications of the Snapdragon 845 VRDK reference headset. The company also outlined the developer resources that it provides with the program.

Gigabyte Launches Radeon-Powered External Graphics Box
Gigabyte launched a new Thunderbolt 3 external graphics enclosure with AMD Radeon graphics inside.

Microsoft Hopes Machine Learning Will Make Games Better
From improving NPC AI to lowering game development times, Microsoft envisions a usage for machine learning in all aspects of gaming.

Facebook’s Security Chief To Quit Over Dispute On How To Tackle Disinformation
Facebook's Chief Security Officer, Alex Stamos, will quit the company later this August. A NYT report said that he will quit because he hasn't been allowed to share more information about how nation-states have abused the platform.

AMD Responds To CPU Security Flaw Report
AMD has finally responded to CTS Labs' findings about 13 security flaws in Ryzen and EPYC chips called Masterkey, Ryzenfall, Fallout, and Chimera.

Raijintek Releases Zofos Evo RGB-Lit Full-Tower Chassis
Raijintek has released a new full-tower chassis, the Zofos Evo, that combines massive storage and cooling potential with stately RGB-lit accents and sound insulation.

UK, EU, And US Authorities To Investigate Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica 'Leak'
Authorities from UK, EU, and the U.S. will begin multiple investigations into what happened between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, to find out how the data of over 50 million users could be leaked.

AMD Has Its Own Ray-Tracing Technology
AMD announced widened support for Radeon Rays, its GPU accelerated ray-tracing developer software.

Latest GeForce Driver Fixes VR HMD Black Screen...Maybe
Nvidia today released a new GeForce Game Ready driver that includes game optimizations for 'Sea of Thieves' and feature updates for several games. The new driver is also supposed to fix a VR HMD issue, but users are reporting that it didn't.

Ex-Facebook Employee: Cambridge Analytica Wasn’t The Only Company Harvesting User Data
Former Facebook employee Sandy Parakilas revealed that potentially "tens or maybe hundreds of thousands" of third-party developers may have harvested user data in the same way SCL Cambridge Analytica did.

Remote AR Technical Assistance Platform Gets ARCore Support
Scope AR today announced that its Remote AR technical assistance software now supports Google’s ARCore augmented reality platform, so enterprise customers can now use Scope AR’s advanced tech support tools without deploying specialized hardware.

HTC Quietly Outs Vive Tracker 2018 With Steam VR 2.0 Tracking
HTC made waves in the tech world yesterday with the announcement of the Vive Pro’s price and availability. Today, we discovered more news that somehow slipped under the radar. HTC is now selling updated Vive Trackers that work with Steam VR Tracking 2.0.

How To Start Windows 10 In Command Prompt
If Windows 10 can’t boot at all, the command line interface (CLI) is the only option you have. Booting Windows 10 in Command Prompt requires that you have Windows 10 on a bootable disc or USB drive. Here’s how.

AMD Radeon Adrenalin Driver 18.3.3 Ready For 'Sea Of Thieves' And More
AMD has released a new driver for users of Radeon GPUs. The new version, 18.3.3, brings improved support for the soon-to-be-released titles "Sea Of Thieves" and "A Way Out," among other things.

Thermaltake Adds Voice Control To Its New RGB Plus Ecosystem
Thermaltake has added voice control to its TT RGB Plus ecosystem with the latest version of its mobile app. The feature is called TT AI Voice Control, and it lets users access most TT RGB Plus settings by saying “Hello TT.”

Magic Leap Announces ‘Creator Portal,’ SDK Now Available
Magic Leap today revealed the Magic Leap Creator Portal, which features a treasure trove of development resources about the company’s upcoming immersive platform, including a software development kit and tutorials to help you get started.

HyperX Announces Faster Fury, Impact DDR4 Memory Products
Faster versions of HyperX’s Fury line of desktop and Impact line of mobile DDR4 memory have launched.

Facebook Allowed Firm To Exploit Data To Target American Voters
Whistleblower revealed that the company he was working for was able to use build profiles on tens of millions of Americans and then target them for electoral purposes, by exploiting how Facebook shared data with third-party companies.

Profits Are Drying Up For Ethereum Miners
As the price of Ethereum continues to drop week over week, the mining difficulty continued to rise. At this pace, mining profits are quickly thinning out.

Nvidia Reveals RTX Ray-Tracing Technology, New GameWorks SDK At GDC
Nvidia didn’t announce a new gaming graphics card at GDC, but it did give gamers a glimpse of the future with a new ray-tracing technology that runs on Microsoft’s new DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API.

What The Tom’s Team Played This Weekend: 'They Are Billions'
Managing Editor Matt Safford defends his post-apocalyptic steampunk village against the evil dead in “They Are Billions.”

NZXT Gaming Giveaway
We've teamed up with NZXT for a massive giveaway featuring the H-Series computer case and more!

Need A 100TB SSD? Nimbus Data Has You Covered With The ExaDrive DC100
Nimbus Data's new 100TB SSD can store up to 20 million songs or 20,000 HD movies.

Gigabyte Teases New Displays On Thinner Aero 15 Laptops
Gigabyte teased an update for its Aero 15 and 15X gaming laptops in a video posted to its YouTube account.

HTC Reveals The Vive Pro's $799 Price Tag, Opens Pre-Orders
The HMD-only upgrade kit for the existing Vive platform carries a staggering $799 price tag. Pre-orders are now open, and shipments are expected to begin on April 5.

Tom's Hardware Weekly News Recap: March 17, 2018
In which we recap the week's news.

Plattsburgh Puts Its Foot Down On Commercial Cryptomining Operations
The city council of Plattsburgh, New York, unanimously voted for an 18-month moratorium on commercial cryptomining operations so that the city can figure out how to manage its limited power resources.

First Ryzen 7 2700X And Ryzen 5 2600 Review Hits The Net
Due to an apparent mistake at SiSoftware, the company has published its review of the new Ryzen processors ahead of time.

CTS Labs' AnandTech Interview Raises More Questions About Its AMD Vulnerability Disclosure
The saga of CTS Labs' revelation of 13 (potential) vulnerabilities in AMD's Ryzen and EPYC processors continues.

Pwn2Own 2018: Focus Changes To Kernel Exploits As Browsers Get Harder To Hack
This year's Pwn2Own competition was less intense, as many Chinese security teams were banned from participating. However, as browsers' sandboxes have improved, we can spot a trend in using kernel exploits to bypass browser security.

Patriot RAM Giveaway And Ryzen 7 Micro Stutters: Community Roundup
Community Roundup is here to let you know the best of what's going on in the Tom's Hardware forums on a regular basis.

Lenovo Finally Details Its Standalone Daydream VR HMD, The Mirage Solo (Updated)
Lenovo finally released the details of its standalone Daydream VR headset. Before today, we knew only that the headset was in development, but we have the name, specifications, price tag, and release window.

Microsoft Launches Speculative Execution Bug Bounty Program
Microsoft introduced a new bug bounty program meant to encourage researchers to discover new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities.

Survios Believes It Solved The VR Melee Mechanic Problem
Survios believes that it solved the biggest problems that developers face when creating melee combat games for VR with its Phantom Melee Technology, which it's going to debut at GDC next week.

Sharkoon Brings RGB Lighting To TG5 Case
The new TG5 RGB doesn’t just come with RGB fans and LED strips, it also integrates a new RGB lighting hub.

Turkey Blocks ProtonMail E2E Encrypted Email Service
ProtonMail confirmed user reports that its service is blocked in Turkey by local ISPs, including Vodafone Turkey. However, the company provided some options to its Turkish users who want to unblock the service in their country.

How Google Improved Android Security In 2017
Google revealed details about how it improved security for the Android ecosystem in 2017.

FSP’s New CMT230 And CMT240 Chassis Bring The 5.25” Drive Bay Back
These no-frills chassis’ defining selling point are their dual 5.25” drive bays, which is a rarity among modern cases.

Intel Patches All Recent CPUs, Promises Hardware Fixes For Upcoming 8th Gen Chips
Intel announced today in a blog post that it has made Spectre and Meltdown patches available for all processors it has launched in the last five years.