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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

If you're new to project management or just want to know about agile methodology, the answers to these 10 frequently asked questions will cover the basics you need to know.

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Panasonic's flexible battery will withstand twisting

The lithium-ion batteries are intended for use in wearables and are thin enough to fit inside a credit card.

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Panasonic's Lithium-ion battery will bend and twist

Panasonic's flexible Lithium-ion battery will maintain its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

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Mingis on Tech: New year, new CES -- and new AirPods

At CES, you couldn't turn a corner without seeing some kind of virtual reality booth -- or avoid the drone of, well, drones. Our tech trio checks in on this year's show then checks out the latest AirPods from Apple.

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The DOD is testing a swarm of autonomous, 3-D printed drones

The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.

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These 3-D printed, swarm drones are a surveillance tool for the DOD

The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.

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Mayer: not so much leaving Yahoo, as taking it with her?

Yahoo's board is getting ready to say goodbye to Marissa Mayer, the company announced Monday -- but at the same time, it is also about to lose almost everything that makes it Yahoo, including its name.

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U.S. intelligence agencies envision the world in 2035

A new government intelligence assessment produced every four years paints a dark portrait of the future, with technology offering both peril and promise.

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Former DHS head urges Trump to see economic dangers from cyberattacks

Last week's U.S. intelligence report tracing Russia's cyber-meddling with the 2016 presidential election is a timely reminder of the cybersecurity risks that the government and private companies face, said Tom Ridge, the nation's...

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Yahoo will become Altaba, lose Mayer after Verizon buyout

Yahoo intends to change its name to Altaba once the sale of its internet portal to Verizon is completed. CEO Marissa Mayer and co-founder David Filo also will leave the company then, Yahoo said in a regulatory filing on Monday.

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Alibaba could generate 1 million new US jobs, Ma tells Trump

The billionaire head of China's biggest e-commerce retailer met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to promote his site by dangling the possibility of a million new U.S. jobs.

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Twitter CMO finally explains the purpose of Twitter

Twitter has failed to effectively define its purpose and value for ner a decade, but the company's CMO said at CES 2017 that it has finally overcome that lingering challenge — and 2017 could be a coming-of-age year for the social...

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Waymo takes sensor design in house in quest for cheaper autonomous vehicle

Waymo, the company that grew out of Google's self-driving car initiative, is seeking autonomy in more ways than one.

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8 retail technology predictions for 2017

Consumer confidence reached new heights in 2016, technology contributed mightily to the retail and ecommerce success. Here are the top tech predictions for retail in the coming year.

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10 health IT conferences you shouldn’t miss in 2017

If you work in the healthcare industry, these are the 10 health IT conferences you won’t want to miss in 2017.

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Uber to provide ‘anonymized’ data to city officials

Uber Technologies is offering data from trips on its ride-hailing platform to city officials, planners and policymakers to help them better understand traffic patterns and invest in infrastructure.

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How happy of a driver are you? Toyota's Concept-i knows

I have never really stopped to ask myself whether or not I enjoy driving, but user enjoyment is one of the main goals of Toyota's Concept-i car. To demonstrate what it might feel like to drive the Concept-i, Toyota has set up a...

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In pictures: The hottest cars of CES 2017

Cars have become one of the most popular attractions at CES in Las Vegas. Auto manufacturers are using the show, which happens a week before the North American International Automobile Show in Detroit, to preview cutting edge tech...

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