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Google's Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

When it comes to ease of repair, Google's first in-house smartphone is much easier to deal with than its predecessor.

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French surveillance law is unconstitutional after all, highest court says

The French Constitutional Council has taken another look at a new security law it waved through in July 2015, and found it wanting.

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With IBM's Watson, GlaxoSmithKline tackles sniffle and cough questions

GlaxoSmithKline plans to team up with IBM's artificial intelligence-fueled Watson to reach customers.

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NPM 4 seeks to fix JavaScript package search

Other breaking changes include removal of the npat config setting, deprecation of the prepublish lifecycle script, and discontinuation partial shrinkwraps


New products of the week 10.24.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Barracuda and Watchguard.

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WikiLeaks says it doesn’t collaborate with states

WikiLeaks claims to have many thousands of sources but does not collaborate with states in the publication of documents, its editorial board said Sunday.

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AT&T, Time Warner deal under scrutiny from politicians, consumer groups

The plan by AT&T to acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion has come under the microscope of U.S. politicians and public interest groups that are concerned about the antitrust implications of the mega-deal.


Chinese firm admits its hacked DVRs, cameras were behind Friday's massive DDOS attack

Xiongmai, a Chinese electronics component manufacturer, says its products inadvertently played a role in a massive DDoS cyberattack that disrupted major internet sites in the U.S. on Friday.


Chinese firm admits its hacked products were behind Friday's massive DDOS attack

A Chinese electronics component manufacturer says its products inadvertently played a role in a massive cyberattack that disrupted major internet sites in the U.S. on Friday.

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AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4B in content play

AT&T said it will acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion, reflecting a continuing trend for the consolidation of communications and media companies.

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With Watson Element, Apple and IBM aim to transform education

Apple and IBM this week released their first iOS app for academia. IBM Watson Element for Educators is designed to blend student data with curriculum and cognitive technology to improve and enhance personalized education for K-12...


The Week in Apple News: Apple Oct. 27 event, Apple Car refocus, U.S. Vice President Tim Cook, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Oct. 21, 2016.

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U.S. indicts Russian for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, Formspring

The U.S. has charged a suspected Russian hacker with stealing information from LinkedIn, Dropbox and a question-and-answer site formerly known as Formspring.

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How the Dyn DDoS attack unfolded

The attacks that overwhelmed the internet-address lookup service provided by Dyn today were well coordinated and carefully plotted to take down data centers all over the globe, preventing customers from reaching more than 1,200...


An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday's massive DDOS attack

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies.

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Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.

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Target passes Walmart as top corporate solar customer

A new report shows Target is the top U.S. corporate user of solar power, with 147 million watts installed on 300 stores, meaning it has surpassed Walmart, which is still close behind with 145MW. Apple's coming up fast.

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iPads and Apple TV aimed at transforming patient care

Apple TVs and iPads give patients more control at Jacobs Medical Center. Behind the scenes, UCSD Health Sciences relies on Jamf technology to manage and secure its interactive patient care system.

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