Installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update may reset your ad preferences, other settings

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Be sure to check your personal advertising preferences after updating to Windows 10 — in at least some cases, the Anniversary Update is also resetting how and when it shows you ads.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236685-installing-the-windows-10-anniversary-update-may-reset-your-ad-preferences-other-settings

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/installing-windows-10-anniversary.html

Early impressions of Civilization VI are a mixed bag

Civilization VI
After a disappointing showing with 2014’s Civilization: Beyond Earth, Firaxis Games is returning to the classic Civ formula. In Civilization VI, you’ll pick a society to control, build a nation from scratch, and ultimately work towards world domination in one way or the other.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/236553-early-impressions-of-civilization-vi-are-a-mixed-bag

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/early-impressions-of-civilization-vi.html

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement

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Yahoo claims to have been hacked by professionals acting on behalf of a foreign nation, but independent analysis finds little evidence to support the claim.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/internet/236590-yahoo-hack-analysis-shows-little-evidence-of-foreign-involvement

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/yahoo-hack-analysis-shows-little.html

Qualcomm may acquire NXP Semiconductor in $30 billion deal

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Qualcomm might buy NXP Semiconductor in a deal worth as much as $30 billion. It would be a huge acquisition for Qualcomm, but it might also pay off in key growth markets over the next few years.

from ExtremeTechExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/electronics/236599-qualcomm-may-acquire-nxp-semiconductor-in-30-billion-deal

from Blogger http://componentplanet.blogspot.com/2016/09/qualcomm-may-acquire-nxp-semiconductor.html